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Investigation opened after women’s symbol put on Polish flag

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 07:59 PM IST
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Warsaw | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Shivani Kale

I don’t think nepotism has survived: Subhash Ghai

The veteran filmmaker believes that merit is the only way forward in the industry; adds that censor board should not curb the freedom or an artiste
Subhash Ghai believes that nothing can change the love for Bollywood in people’s minds(Photo: Prodip Guha/HT)
Subhash Ghai believes that nothing can change the love for Bollywood in people’s minds(Photo: Prodip Guha/HT)
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 04:18 PM IST
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HT Mumbai | ByNishad Neelambaran

More lawmakers faced human rights violations in 2020: IPU

No such violation was reported from India during the year, the IPU it said in its annual report ahead of the Human Rights Day on December 10. Its committee on human rights of parliaments examined 552 cases against MPs in 42 countries; compared to 533 in 2019
Activists read a manifesto in front of the Parliament House of Bangladesh during a recent protest, in Dhaka.(AFP/ FILE)
Activists read a manifesto in front of the Parliament House of Bangladesh during a recent protest, in Dhaka.(AFP/ FILE)
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 07:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Why the media needs to introspect

Opinion is divided over Arnab Goswami’s arrest. Some feel that this is politically-motivated retaliation by the Thackeray government, while some say this is a criminal case which has nothing to do with press freedom or freedom of expression
Goswami and some other mediapersons have gone against established norms under which the media has long functioned and have hurt people in the process(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Goswami and some other mediapersons have gone against established norms under which the media has long functioned and have hurt people in the process(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 06:41 AM IST
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ByShashi Shekhar

Terror returns to France | HT Editorial

India has done well to stand with France against extremism and violence
A police officer stands near Notre Dame church, where a knife attack took place, Nice, France, October 29, 2020(REUTERS)
A police officer stands near Notre Dame church, where a knife attack took place, Nice, France, October 29, 2020(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 10:12 PM IST
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Renuka Shahane on Kangana Ranaut’s ‘soft porn actor’ comment on Urmila Matondkar: Some think crossing line of decency, saying vile things is their freedom of expression

Actor Renuka Shahane feels all that is happening around currently is not related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s case.
Actor Renuka Shahane feels social media is an expression of one’s self, be it vile or decent.
Actor Renuka Shahane feels social media is an expression of one’s self, be it vile or decent.
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 06:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Ranvir Shorey: ‘A group of people always defends the unfair practices in Bollywood’

Ranvir Shorey slams a group of ‘7-8 people’ who have always come ‘sideline’ issues whenever someone tries to address unfair practices in the film industry. He adds that people avoid speaking about it because they fear they will not be allowed to work.
Ranvir Shorey says a group of people always defend the wrong practices rampant in the film industry,
Ranvir Shorey says a group of people always defend the wrong practices rampant in the film industry,
Published on Sep 19, 2020 12:06 PM IST
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Social media: The new theatre of India’s culture wars

Big technology firms are mediating content, impinging on democracy. Hold them accountable
Billions of netizens around the world now feel empowered to bypass traditional curators of information, such as journalists and editors, in searching for their choice of content.(HT PHOTO)
Billions of netizens around the world now feel empowered to bypass traditional curators of information, such as journalists and editors, in searching for their choice of content.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 11:54 PM IST
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ByBaijayant ‘Jay’ Panda

Anti-poor, anti-nation forces spreading hatred and violence: Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi said that freedom of expression is in danger and democratic institutions are being ruined.
In a recorded message, Sonia Gandhi further said “some forces” are trying to derail the country.(ANI)
In a recorded message, Sonia Gandhi further said “some forces” are trying to derail the country.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 05:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Raipur | ByRitesh Mishra

Sonakshi Sinha says online trolling, bullying increased during lockdown as ‘people have less to do’

Sonakshi Sinha wants people not to abuse their freedom of expression by harassing others on social media.
Sonakshi Sinha quit Twitter due to online trolling.
Sonakshi Sinha quit Twitter due to online trolling.
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 06:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Entertainment Desk

Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana cremated in Patiala

Politicians, academicians, literary personalities and officials of district administration paying tributes to the writes in Patiala on Saturday.(HT photo)
Politicians, academicians, literary personalities and officials of district administration paying tributes to the writes in Patiala on Saturday.(HT photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 09:26 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Are you also tired of being angry on social media?

Unless your exam syllabus covers the latest topics on which social media warriors are outraging, give yourself a break.
In the past few days, ever since students became the focus of a lot of politics and debates over nationalism, a lot of bitterness and negativity seems to have crept into the common man’s life.
In the past few days, ever since students became the focus of a lot of politics and debates over nationalism, a lot of bitterness and negativity seems to have crept into the common man’s life.
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 06:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySonal Kalra

Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana dies at 84

She was undergoing treatment for three weeks at a private hospital in Mohali for acute congestion in the lungs
In 2015, Dalip Kaur Tiwana had returned the Padma Shri bestowed on her to express solidarity with writers protesting against “suppression of freedom of expression and growing communalism”.(Bharat Bhushan/HT file photo)
In 2015, Dalip Kaur Tiwana had returned the Padma Shri bestowed on her to express solidarity with writers protesting against “suppression of freedom of expression and growing communalism”.(Bharat Bhushan/HT file photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 06:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

Guest article by Nandita Das: Manto’s India... present, continuous, tense

The mirror that Manto held up to the country all those years ago still reflects the same issues
For Nandita Das, spreading ‘Mantoiyat’ – the desire to be more honest, courageous and free spirited – was one of the main reasons for making the film on Manto
For Nandita Das, spreading ‘Mantoiyat’ – the desire to be more honest, courageous and free spirited – was one of the main reasons for making the film on Manto
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 12:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNandita Das

Constitution, its values being attacked through ‘deep-rooted’ conspiracy: Sonia Gandhi

The onus of protecting the Constitution is on the shoulders of every Indian, the Congress chief said, accusing the government of conspiring to weakening the Constitution.
Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that the 71st Republic Day, to be celebrated on Sunday, January 26, is the occasion to reiterate our unwavering allegiance to the Constitution(Hindustan Times)
Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that the 71st Republic Day, to be celebrated on Sunday, January 26, is the occasion to reiterate our unwavering allegiance to the Constitution(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 09:46 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Punjabi novelist Dalip kaur Tiwana’s health improves

Noted short storyteller and novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana’s (84) health condition has reportedly improved, said doctors of a private hospital in Mohali, where she is undergoing treatment for acute congestion in the lungs. The Padma Shri recipient and Sahitya Akademi awardee was admitted at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital last week after she fell ill due to extreme cold weather.
Author Dalip Kaur Tiwana(HT PHOTO)
Author Dalip Kaur Tiwana(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

Respect students’ freedom of expression: CSIR director

CSIR director general Shekhar C Mande condemned recent incidents of violence at JNU at the inauguration of a skill development centre at CSIR-IMTech
Published on Jan 11, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

This is how Aragoz and other folk puppets are keeping heritage of Egyptian satire alive

The squeaky-voiced puppet, with a wooden head, red conical hat, thin painted moustache and a bright red cloth cloak, was recognised by UNESCO in 2018 as part of the planet’s intangible cultural heritage.
This is how Aragoz and other folk puppets are keeping heritage of Egyptian satire alive.(Nabil Bahgat/UNESCO)
This is how Aragoz and other folk puppets are keeping heritage of Egyptian satire alive.(Nabil Bahgat/UNESCO)
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 02:34 PM IST
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Cairo | ByAgence France-Presse

Supreme Court to examine restrictions on lawmakers

However, any restrictions to freedom of expression can only made by law, which means this is something that will have to be done by parliament and not the Supreme Court.
An outside view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(PTI)
An outside view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 06:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Don’t let ‘mann ki baat’ turn into ‘maun ki baat’: Shashi Tharoor writes to PM Modi

Shashi Tharoor wrote to Modi protesting the case filed against 49 eminent people for their open letter to the Prime Minister expressing concern over what they called growing incidents of mob lynching in the country.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has urged PM Modi to take a public stand welcoming dissent.(ANI Photo)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has urged PM Modi to take a public stand welcoming dissent.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 09:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Kerala HC verdict: A victory for individual freedom

Restricting Internet access deprives people of their right to life, liberty, freedom of expression, and privacy
An instrument, essential to fulfilling rights, may be used negatively. But this cannot justify prohibiting its use(KERALA HIGH COURT)
An instrument, essential to fulfilling rights, may be used negatively. But this cannot justify prohibiting its use(KERALA HIGH COURT)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 08:23 PM IST
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ByGautam Bhatia

The interplay between Kashmir and India’s democratic project | Analysis

The decision-making process reflects both centralisation of power and unilateralism
The current dispensation has consistently followed the philosophy of the ends justifying the means(PTI)
The current dispensation has consistently followed the philosophy of the ends justifying the means(PTI)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 07:35 AM IST
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ByNeelanjan Sircar

Kareena Kapoor Khan stuns in black Gauri and Nainika gown at Lakme Fashion Week 2019 Grand Finale

Wrapped in an all-black off-shoulder ensemble with layers of silk and net, the actor walked the ramp for closing designers Gauri & Nainika.
Kareena Kapoor Khan completed the look with bold black lip colour in an emphasis Lakme’s theme this season #FreeYourLips focused at freedom of expression.(AP)
Kareena Kapoor Khan completed the look with bold black lip colour in an emphasis Lakme’s theme this season #FreeYourLips focused at freedom of expression.(AP)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 03:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘I want my voice back,’ says IAS officer who helped during Kerala floods in 2018

Hailing from Kerala, the 2012 batch IAS officer was in the news last year after he was noticed working in a relief camp in Kerala discreetly.
During last year’s floods the IAS officer came to Kerala to hand over a cheque of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli administration and left the place quietly. On leave, he worked for eight days in different relief camps discreetly by loading and unloading relief material.(HT PHOTO.)
During last year’s floods the IAS officer came to Kerala to hand over a cheque of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli administration and left the place quietly. On leave, he worked for eight days in different relief camps discreetly by loading and unloading relief material.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 07:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByHT Correspondent

JNU issues notice to student union chief over posters, he says will fight back

The administration has sought a response from Balaji up to August 19, failing which disciplinary action will be initiated.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Friday issued show cause notice to JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president N Sai Balaji for pasting posters on walls at the campus.(Hindustan Times)
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Friday issued show cause notice to JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president N Sai Balaji for pasting posters on walls at the campus.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 12:47 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

AISA accuses HRD ministry of curbing students’ freedom of expression

According to the letter sent to all heads of higher educational institutions (HEI), the ministry requested them to “identify one faculty/non- faculty member as a ‘Social Media Champion’ in every institute.
AISA Supporters(HT File)
AISA Supporters(HT File)
Published on Jul 10, 2019 12:04 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Supreme Court gives 7-day protection from arrest to Mamata Banerjee’s critic

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das who is apprehending arrest for publishing a post critical of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Das moved the apex court citing the prolonged strike of lawyers in the state, and said he fears that his liberty is at grave risk.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Das moved the apex court citing the prolonged strike of lawyers in the state, and said he fears that his liberty is at grave risk.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2019 03:50 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Not to vote also a fundamental right, says former CEC

India’s former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi on Friday said the citizens’ right not to vote (NOTA) is also a fundamental right
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Updated on May 12, 2019 07:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Gag orders on the media have to go

It’s not only draconian, but also goes against the principles of the defamation law and free speech
According to the civil law of defamation, a statement is “defamatory” if it lowers the reputation of the plaintiff.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
According to the civil law of defamation, a statement is “defamatory” if it lowers the reputation of the plaintiff.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 01, 2019 08:40 AM IST
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ByGautam Bhatia

Sri Lanka to declare emergency from midnight after Easter day blasts that killed 290

The government has decided to gazette the clauses related to prevention of terrorism to emergency regulation and gazette it by midnight, Sri Lanka president’s media unit said in a statement.
TOPSHOT - Sri Lankan security personnel walk through debris following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019.(AFP)
TOPSHOT - Sri Lankan security personnel walk through debris following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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