Gagging freedom of expression

Gagging freedom of expression: The Kerala police have charged a Malayalam writer with sedition for writing a Facebook comment on the recent arrest of some cine-goers accused of not standing up when the national anthem was being played. The writer Kamal Chavara’s arrest was the sequel to a complaint filed with the police by the…

Protests against art show our laws encourage a free reign to feeling ‘offended’

Protests against art show our laws encourage a free reign to feeling ‘offended’: Kerala’s leading daily Malayala Manorama on Tuesday ran an unconditional, front-page apology on behalf of the group on behalf of their 150-year-old literary magazine Bhashaposhini after two images in its latest edition results in protests from two powerful communities in the state.…