Laws such as UAPA have not only been used to criminalise journalist but also to create a chilling effect on journalists.
Tag: Narendra Modi
Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Move On’ Comment on 2002 Riots Is Particularly Disappointing
There is lack of humility in not considering that some might have a different relationship to history and memory than you do.
Big Brother’s Chelas
'A film among thousands / Would have passed us by / Had the chelas kept quiet and / Let sleeping dogs lie.'
University Vice-Chancellors Are Apparently Long on Loyalty, Short on Memory
Because of the actions of the Jamia vice chancellor, detained students spent time in jail on the eve of Republic Day because they were practising what the Indian constitution …
To Ban or Not to Ban, That is Not For You to Question
From the Vishwaguru Archives: A glimpse into the debate over how to respond to the BBC’s documentary on our Leader.
A Very Happy Republic!
A poem on how India is witnessing an erosion of constitutional values that could have made us a successful Republic.
Indian Students’ Screenings of BBC’s Modi Documentary Despite Ban Make Global Headlines
The Union government ordered YouTube and Twitter to remove video links of the documentary, and university administrations in various varsities have been denying students permission to screen the film.
BBC Documentary’s New Episode Claims Modi ‘Hugely Divisive’, ‘His New India’ in ‘Religious Turmoil’
The second episode looks at the BJP government’s relationship with the rise in lynchings, reading down of Article 370, CAA and communal violence in Delhi.
Despite ‘Admin Cutting Power’ and Stone Pelting, JNU Students Screen BBC’s Modi Documentary
Because of the blackout and the fact that the university refused to grant permission for the screening, groups of students watched the episode on different laptops in the students' …
Dear AMU Vice-Chancellor, No Sycophancy at Our Cost
The Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University's recent op-ed overlooks the lived horrors of the Indian Muslim community.