dissent

KL Rahul fined for showing dissent at umpire's decision

One demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of Rahul, for whom it was the first offence in a 24-month period.

published on : 5th September 2021

Largest Hong Kong teachers' union disbands amid crackdown

The Hong Kong government cut ties with the pro-democracy union last week and accused it of spreading anti-Beijing and anti-government sentiment.

published on : 10th August 2021

Prakash Raj interview | ‘We are argumentative Indians, we don’t reason’

Prakash Raj speaks to us about the importance of having an opinion in a democracy, the role celebs play in shaping public opinion and the need for change. ​Excerpts:

published on : 26th June 2021

Saffron dilution stokes dissent in BJP ranks

Communication is consolation. But when powerful persons cry foul about the vices of others while trumpeting their own virtues, the tone for prurient power play is set.

published on : 20th June 2021

North East Delhi riots conspiracy case: HC says legitimate dissent a key feature of democracy

In the bail orders of Narwal and Kalita, it also observed that “if such blurring gains traction, democracy would be in peril.”

published on : 16th June 2021

Myanmar protests: Junta crackdown on anti-coup dissent triggers exodus from Yangon

Some of those areas have become battle zones, with protesters firing sling shots and throwing petrol bombs at security forces who have fired live rounds.

published on : 19th March 2021

Press freedom: Trump, Russia and China media attacks 'threaten democracy'

Press freedom around the world is under threat from a triple whammy of US President Donald Trump, Russia and China's bid to crush all dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday.

published on : 26th April 2018