Speaking Up

Media Policy 2020: Mocking Freedom of Speech and Expression in Jammu and Kashmir
Misbah Reshi
The new media policy has taken away the basic principle of a free press and systematically stifled all forms of dissent
Undermining of Rights Based Legislation since 2014
Varda in Conversation with Aruna Roy, Nikhil Dey & Rakshita Swamy
Drawing on some of the important themes of the book which emphasizes on decentralization and participation, they also discuss the centralized and non-participatory decision-making of the current government.
The Real Cyber Bully: Police In Kashmir Question Twitter Users
Auqib Javeed/Article 14
Dozens of Twitter accounts in Kashmir are silent after users were interrogated by the police.
“It is you they want to capture”: Umar Khalid
ICF Team
This is an English translation of Umar's speech before he was arrested.
Kapila Vatsyayan: The Last of the Renaissance People
Devaki Jain
Kapila Vatsyayan passed away on September 16, 2020, at her Delhi residence.
Remembering Periyar on his Birth Anniversary
ICF Team
Indian Cultural Forum shares some of the writings from the archives
Periyar on Women’s Rights
Shastri Ramachandaran
Quotes of Periyar on various issues of gender.
The Making of Varavara Rao: Parts Seven and Eight
N Venugopal Rao
An attempt to paint the 80 years of Rao's life in seven angles, a rainbow of colours.