The IT rules have been challenged on the ground that they give excessive powers to government authorities to restrict the freedom of speech and expression of the media

exchange4media Staff Jul 9, 2021 8:26 AM

Reasonable restrictions on Freedom of Speech imperative, says Arun Jaitley?blur=25

Jaitley mentioned that in the context of the various sensitivities prevalent in multicultural society like India, it was imperative to strike a fine balance between freedom of speech and expression and the reasonable restrictions so as to maintain public order and integrity and sovereignty of India

exchange4media Staff Oct 27, 2015 8:41 AM

Article 66A; media veterans recommend establishing guidelines, not govt regulation?blur=25

The law prescribes three years of jail term for anyone causing ‘annoyance and inconvenience on social media’. What does this entail for freedom of speech on social media?

Abid Hasan Mar 17, 2015 8:52 AM

AIB Roast: It's all about freedom of speech, say media veterans?blur=25

While many argue that the Indian Constitution allows citizens 'freedom of speech', there are others who feel that a line needs to be drawn to ensure that content is not offensive to a person,

Abid Hasan Feb 10, 2015 8:37 AM

Video: Govt should steer away from regulating free speech: Vikram Chandra?blur=25

At the same time, there always are checks & balances to freedom of speech; we shouldn't have people making statements that incite any panic or religious hatred, says the CEO of NDTV Group

Abid Hasan Nov 11, 2013 8:45 AM