Tag: attack on press
The unchecked attacks on RTI activists reveal India’s democracy’s decline
Reading Time: 5 minutes The unbridled systematic attacks on RTI activists is not just jeopardising their lives but also threatening India’s democracy and freedom
The UP STF chargesheet against Siddique Kappan uses the BJP’s template
Reading Time: 5 minutes The UP STF chargesheet against Siddique Kappan, full of loopholes and Islamophobia, looks like as if the BJP itself has prepared it according to its template.
Why Modi’s UNGA speech was full of hypocrisies and rhetoric?
Reading Time: 7 minutes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s UNGA speech, especially his claim that India is the “mother of all democracies”, isn’t just hypocritic, it mocks his rule as well
I-T surveys of NewsClick and Newslaundry new act of bullying the free press
Reading Time: 3 minutes The recent I-T surveys of NewsClick and Newslaundry are new act of bullying the free press by the Modi regime and the BJP to ensure there is zero criticism.
Ghaziabad Police’s recent FIR spree again nailed democracy’s coffin
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ghaziabad Police’s recent FIR spree against journalists, Twitter and news portal The Wire nailed democracy’s coffin once again in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh.
Neutralise critics, control the narrative: Modi’s PR strategy when India battled COVID-19
Reading Time: 5 minutes When India was reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment and conflict with China, the Modi regime was planning to muzzle the press.
When fascism comes to visit you
Reading Time: 6 minutes Is India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, still a democracy or has crossed the Rubicon and has become a full-fledged fascist state? If the developments over the last six years […]
BJP’s attack on journalists continues unabated as India skids press freedom index
Reading Time: 3 minutes Any attack on journalists is a threat to the functioning of a democracy. But in Modi’s India, attacking and imprisoning journalists is a norm.
Arrest warrant for Paranjoy Guha Thakurta’s articles on Adani shows India’s shabby press freedom
Reading Time: 3 minutes The row over Paranjoy Guha Thakurta’s articles on Adani Group continues as a Gujarat court issued an arrest warrant against him recently.
Arnab Goswami’s arrest: Nothing to grief or cheer for
Reading Time: 6 minutes Arnab Goswami’s arrest on charges of abetment to suicide isn’t an attack on “press freedom” and it’s not something to be happy of either.
Rajeev Sharma – the spy or the victim of press clampdown?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The arrest of journalist Rajeev Sharma, accused of spying for China, raises unpleasant questions for the Delhi Police and the government.
Citizen journalist Soumo Mondal arrested by Kolkata Police for investigating PDS irregularities
Reading Time: 2 minutes For questioning and investigating allegations of PDS irregularities, Soumo Mondal, a contributor of People’s Review is arrested by the Kolkata Police.
FIR spree in Kashmir a dastardly effort to bully valley scribes
Reading Time: 3 minutes The random filing of police cases against the scribes of Kashmir is a frantic attempt by the Modi regime to bully and suppress whatever is left uncensored.
The Murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia and Threat to Free Press
Reading Time: 5 minutes Firebrand Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered on 16 October in a car bomb blast in Bidnija. Her rented Peugeot 108 was ripped apart due to the high-intensity […]
Defamation Case by Jay Shah on The Wire is an Attack of the BJP on Free Press
Reading Time: 7 minutes Jay Amitbhai Shah, the son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, has sued the independent media outlet, The Wire, in a defamation case for publishing a detailed investigative […]
Gauri Lankesh is Murdered but not Silenced
Reading Time: 4 minutes Firebrand anti-establishment journalist and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on the evening of 5 September outside her home in Bengaluru. Seven bullets were fired targeting her, of which […]
Hindutva Fascism Intensifying Oppression Under Modi Regime
Reading Time: 5 minutes Renowned TV journalist and NDTV Prime Time host Ravish Kumar came under severe attack from the Hindutva fascist groups, for his remarks against the parent body of the Indian fascist […]
Shiv Sena’s new fascist diktat – asks Tehelka to shut up
Reading Time: 4 minutes (This article was first published on 29th August 2015 in the previous version of People’s Review. Due to an incident of hacking the old website was pulled down and we […]
Murder of Journalist – Criminalised Politics of Uttar Pradesh
Reading Time: 3 minutes (This article was first published in June 2015 in the previous version of People’s Review. Due to an incident of hacking the old website was pulled down and we could […]