Over 100 Journalists Write To IB Ministry Against Proposal To Regulate Digital Media

Over 100 Journalists Write To IB Ministry Against Proposal To Regulate Digital Media

A group of over 100 journalists and other professionals related to online media today wrote to the Information & Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani to express their concerns over the Ministry’s proposal to extend traditional broadcasting rules and restrictions to the internet. The journalists include both veterans of the industry like Raghav Bahl, MK Venu, Madhu…

BJP Demands Cuts in Film Mersal: Is it Putting an End to Criticisms?

BJP Demands Cuts in Film Mersal: Is it Putting an End to Criticisms?

  The row erupted over newly released Tamil film, Mersal, for its politically loaded dialogues on Goods and Services Tax, Gorakhpur incidents and Centre government’s push towards digital economy indicate ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) intolerance towards creative criticism. Tamil superstar Vijay's Diwali release Mersal provoked BJP persons across the country over its critical stands…