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Blasphemy Law: A Weapon For Insecure Believers
Blasphemy Law: A Weapon For Insecure Believers

In a mature democracy, speech ought to be countered with more speech and not with jail and violence.Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code, India's thinly disguised blasphemy law, is in news again,...

Opinionated Criminals
Opinionated Criminals

“An official prohibition on offence would not eradicate 'offensive' views, but preserve them.”The issue of hate speech has assumed greater significance in the era of internet since the accessibility...

SC Distinguishes Freedom Of The Press From Defamation
SC Distinguishes Freedom Of The Press From Defamation

The Supreme Court bench of the Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and justices A.M.Khanwilkar and D.Y.Chandrachud, on Monday, made it clear that every instance of wrong reporting by journalists cannot be...

Freedom Of Intimidation
Freedom Of Intimidation

The epic judgment of the Madras High Court, penned by the inimitable Sanjay Kishan Kaul, the then Chief Justice of Madras High Court, in Perumal Murugan’s case, starts with a quote attributed to...

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