Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: dissent

China saw hundreds of protests this year despite strict censorship norms, finds new report

According to Freedom House's report, 668 instances of protest were recorded in China between June and September.

Imran Khan portrays himself as arbiter of ‘good’ journalism but people won’t forget excesses

This government has been determined to muzzle free speech, and it is clear that as it nears the end of its term, efforts to solidify this legacy are picking up pace.

Why Pakistan keeps banning and unbanning TikTok

What is particularly embarrassing with Pakistan's fourth ban on TikTok in less than a year is that President Arif Alvi himself had recently joined the app.

Dissent-mukt Bharat? This is the model of reality Modi’s India follows

The place of the opposition in any democracy is between the government and the people. In India, opposition parties are confused about where they belong.

In Gogoi, Kalita, Narwal and Tanha release, the UAPA still won

By allowing indefinite detention of nearly anyone who dissents, the UAPA becomes only a tool of political safety and not national security.

YourTurn/SubscriberWrites: Why we must defend everyone’s right to disagree, but not let it divide us beyond repair

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‘New India’ loathes diversity of thought, opinions and culture

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

There’s no crackdown on dissent, opposition criticises Modi all the time: MoS Muraleedharan

In an exclusive interview, MoS for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan says BJP will improve its position in Kerala, and will be able to come to power along with ally AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.

In India, sedition law is the ‘toolkit’ to suppress dissent and criticism

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi govt is on a self-defeating path by blocking public opinion

The Modi government may claim it has its own feedback mechanisms. But officials and ministers are unlikely to give negative news for fear of being put in the dock

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.