Freedom of Expression in India decoded!

‘Freedom of Speech and Expression’ is one of the most talked and ‘used’ Fundamental Rights in India, however, only a few can get away after exercising it! This particular ‘right’ simply means that every citizen has the right to put forward their thoughts in public without any fear. However, the recent trends show that the…

Christiane Amanpour named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of Expression

Amanpour received the honour during a ceremony at UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova praised Amanpour for “her efforts to promote free, independent and pluralistic media, having the right to work free from the threat of violence, and contributing through this to peace, sustainability, poverty eradication and…

Need Rs 5 trn for infrastructure to bridge digital divide: Assocham

Welcoming the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) comprehensive Consultation Paper on ‘Regulatory Framework for Over-The-Top (OTT) Services,’ apex industry body Assocham has reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with both the Authority and the Government for bridging the huge digital divide in respect of internet access and usage thereby securing digital inclusion together with…