Journalist bodies condemn moves to muzzle the media

Indian Press Club of India ,  Indian Women’s Press Corps  and Press Association have issued a strongly worded statement against central Government’s moves to muzzle the media . The statement says- ” We, the undersigned journalist organisations express deep concern at the statements made by the Hon’ble Attorney General of India insinuating that reports on the Rafale deal published in The Hindu newspaper were based … Continue reading Journalist bodies condemn moves to muzzle the media

“Waiting for Justice”, says the Indian Queer

Will the Queer community in India finally get justice in the apex court of India? Social Networking sites are abuzz today with the queer community anticipating some sense of justice to finally prevail. Some of facebook status go like this-   Dhrubojyoti In a few hours, the supreme court will decide on whether it wants to right the wrong committed in 2013. But it’s important … Continue reading “Waiting for Justice”, says the Indian Queer

Editors Guild Condemns ABVP Threats to Siddharth Vardarajan

  New Delhi: In a statement issued on Saturday, the Editors Guild of India strongly condemned “the blatant acts of intimidation and threats to Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor of The Wire, by student members of the ABVP in Allahabad University that forced the police to intervene to escort him to safety.” Varadarajan had been invited to deliver a public lecture on ‘Loktantra, media aur abhivyakti ki … Continue reading Editors Guild Condemns ABVP Threats to Siddharth Vardarajan

I’m a proud Hindu: Rishi Kapoor hits back at trolls

Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor minces no words when it comes to expressing his views on sensitive matters — be it blind religious beliefs as well as the meat and beef bans. That, he says, does not make him “anti-Hindu”. Rishi got in a Twitter spat with a user, who wrote: “@chintskap Fools like Rishi kapoor eat beef; have a mini church at home and … Continue reading I’m a proud Hindu: Rishi Kapoor hits back at trolls