The International Federation of Journalists has stressed on the need to respect the principle of free flow of information.
“The IFJ is concerned over the misuse of the criminal defamation to harass journalists and media to stop them for investigating matters of public interest and publication of critical stories.”
Loving Vincent isn’t hagiography but deep sincere reverence, attempting to understand and celebrate one of the finest minds of the 19th century, one that sadly gained prominence only posthumously.
The diversity of voices and opinions on the likes of Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube is a refreshing antidote to the stultifying conformity of the big media.
Even with its flaws, Victoria & Abdul is a sweet reaffirmation of how similar we are, regardless of skin colour, language or ethnicity.
Ketman allows those adept at it to create private sanctuaries of the mind, untouched by compromise, even as compromise floods the rest of their lives.
BJP Reaction to The Wire Story on Jay Amit Shah Shows Loss of Moral High Ground, Says Yashwant Sinha
The BJP leader also described the defamation cases Jay Amit Shah is filing against The Wire as an attempt to “suppress the voice of the media.”
Hindutva is a political invention that has re-defined Hinduism for its political purpose, which is to declare India a Hindu rashtra.
Ramagupta is mainly known to us via Devichandraguptam. However, this play is lost and only fragments of it appear in later works.
Nearly one in ten Indians is over 60 years old, a fact often lost amid the economic bombast of India’s ‘demographic dividend’.
The proposal, presented to governor Ram Naik, is part of the state tourism department’s initiative to promote religious tourism.
Parsis, children and faces familiar and strange all find a place in the photographer’s black and white world.
Two students write about what they experienced at a protest in Delhi after the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.
The man was later arrested and has been in jail since the incident on September 24.
In Hindi cinema, the Dalit, as a person, remained distant from the normal imagination of a civilised person. Newton , and some films before it, have attempted to break this cycle.
The very idea of collective self-government tempts us into thinking that citizens must be perpetually fixated on the task of ruling themselves.
An exhibition at the Met Breuer in New York has brought together striking works by Sottsass and those he inspired.
Written and edited by street-children, the monthly newspaper reports on the injustices faced by them as well as on hope and positive change.
The Karwan will continue its work through four initiatives, including providing support to families affected by hate violence and establishing an India Hate Crime Citizen Watch.
The original meaning of triage is to sort according to quality and the term is most familiar today in the medical context of determining the urgency of treatment required.
Tu Hai Mera Sunday with its terrific casting and credible performances is serious about its intentions but doesn’t take itself too seriously.
Raja Krishna Menon’s Chef doesn’t preach or pander, try to please or impress. It is concerned with a few essential life truths, but doesn’t make a big deal out of them.
In Gabon, rap has become instrumental in constructing political identity.
We can learn from songbirds how to use social feedback and recursions to guide improvements in small steps, over iterations.
Made using organic materials like tobacco leaves and audio cassette tapes, Chakravarty’s large-scale installations focus on the follies of ravaging nature.
The Swedish Academy said that Ishiguro, “in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.
“This award is a morale booster for people who want to write, and fight,” Gauri Lankesh’s sister Kavitha has said.
The film’s plot is located so securely within the actual world of central Indian counterinsurgency that to claim an external inspiration would be a gross injustice.
Ritesh Batra has managed to elegantly capture the soul of Kent Haruf’s novel and the pulse of the small US town it is set in – where the days are lonely, and the nights lonelier.
This week’s selection from the world of social science research.
The drop in exports of leather products comes as a setback for PM Modi who has sought to create millions of jobs by more than doubling the leather industry’s revenues.
According to the police, the incident was deliberate and was planned keeping in mind the Moharram procession in the village.
This week: A novel about being stuck between the living and dead, prisoners’ artwork and Gloria Steinem’s stint as a Playboy Bunny.
On Vijay Dashami, RSS shakhas organise training sessions for people to practice and learn martial arts.
Shirin Vajifdar, who died on September 29, 2017, exhibited an unusual love for classical dancing from childhood and defied taboos to train in multiple classical dance forms.
While Narendra Modi has frozen out the free press and not held a single press conference during his time as prime minister, journalists seen to be on his side have been adequately rewarded.
Petty, best known for his roots-infused rock music, carved a career as a solo artist as well as with his band The Heartbreakers and as part of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys.
Our news is shaped by geographical and cultural proximity, the need for novelty, the frame of our existing narratives and how we value different individuals around the globe.
Increased healthcare expenses and lack of access to hospitals prompted a women’s collective in UP to run a biweekly village clinic on family subscriptions.
While the potters comprise only Muslims, they deal primarily with Hindu wholesale dealers who truck away pots in bulk.