Is too much Freedom of Speech a Threat to Indian Democracy?

Is too much Freedom of Speech a Threat to Indian Democracy

Ground Report | New Delhi: Is too much Freedom of Speech a Threat to Indian Democracy?; George Orwell once said, “if liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear”. Freedom of speech is not a challenge to democracy, however, misuse of the law by … Read more

IT Minister dismisses allegation on phone tapping report

IT Minister dismisses allegation

Ground Report | New Delhi: IT Minister dismisses allegation; Union Minister of Telecom and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnav has presented the government’s stand on the phone tapping case in Lok Sabha. Vaishnav said, “A very sensitive report was published last night on a web portal in which many allegations were made in exaggeration. This report … Read more

‘India is no longer a democratic country’, tweets Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress party president Rahul Gandhi has attacked the Modi government at the Center. Referring to the report of a Sweden institute, Rahul Gandhi has alleged that India is no longer a democratic country.  In this report, it has been claimed that India has become a monarchy in terms of censorship and the situation is now … Read more

How India became internet shutdown capital of world

Wahid Bhat, Srinagar: With ongoing protests against the Citizenship Act in the country, India has become the world’s ‘internet shutdown capital’ and there’s no debate on that. The situation mirrors last year’s track record. The trend of internet shutdowns, which was compiled by a Delhi-based net shutdown tracker last year, shows the surge in 2019 … Read more