Freedom of speech Current Affairs, GK & News

Twitter-GOI Crossfire: GOI asks Twitter to Respect Indian Laws

The Indian Government on February 11, 2021 have categorically warned the Social Media platforms from the Rajya Sabha. The government said it will take action against Social Media platforms, like Twitter and Facebook, if fake news and violence is spread through it. Highlights While warning these platforms the Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Information ..

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November 16: National Press Day

Every year the National Press Day is celebrated on November 16. This is because the Press Council of India was established on November 16, 1966. The Press Council of India acts as a moral Watchdog for media. Also, the Press Council of India makes sure that the freedom of press is not controlled by the ..

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Republication of Controversial Cartoon by Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo have reprinted the controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed to mark start of trial against alleged accomplices to 2005 attack. Charlie Hebdo was the target of a massacre by Islamist gunmen in 2015. The new issue has a dozen cartoons mocking the prophet of Islam, reproducing images that sparked protests when first published ..

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World Press Freedom Index: India ranks 142nd

On April 22, 2020, the Global Press freedom Index was launched. India ranked 142nd in the index and had dropped two places. Highlights: India The World Press Freedom Index says that with no murder of journalists in India in 2019 as compared to 2018, the security situation in the country has improved. According to the ..

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Beidaihe, China

Most nations worldwide maintain exclusive estates for the comfort of their national leaders and to play host to visiting dignitaries in an atmosphere of peace and quiet. While Russia has massive presidential dachas outside Moscow and the resort town of Sochi to entertain dignitaries and to host the national leaders during the vacations, the US ..

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