Even watching is forbidden: I&B Ministry does not allow screening of beef documentary

Caste on the Menu Card, a documentary on beef consumption in Mumbai, was to be screened on October 31, at a film festival in Delhi. The film was refused an exemption certificate.

posted by Boom Live|November 2, 2015   in NL Collaborations|2 comments


Arun Jaitley weighs in on the culture of intolerance, says “engage in debate, not vandalism”

The finance minister criticised the use of violence as a method of protest.

posted by NL Team|October 20, 2015   in TEEVEE|one comment

“If writers are unable to write, let them first stop writing,” says culture minister Mahesh Sharma

BoomLive discusses if writers can really stop writing.

posted by Boom Live|October 14, 2015   in NL Collaborations|one comment

No Country For Free Speech?

Boomlive discusses what the Sudheendra Kulkarni incident says about India as a democracy

posted by Boom Live|October 13, 2015   in NL Collaborations|3 comments

Kaizad Kotwal: Indian constitution doesn’t guarantee the right to get offended

Despite protests, Kotwal’s play Agnes of God opened at the NCPA in Mumbai on October 5.

posted by Boom Live|October 7, 2015   in NL Collaborations|one comment

Should PM Modi Make A Statement On Dadri?

The Prime Minister has come under attack for his silence on the lynching of a man over suspected beef consumption.

posted by Boom Live|October 6, 2015   in NL Collaborations|4 comments

“I Resigned Because I Had To Take A Stand Against Amol Palekar’s Actions”

Rahul Rawail, one of the jury members to choose India’s official entry for Oscars, resigned from his post the very evening ‘Court’ was chosen as the entry.

posted by Boom Live|October 1, 2015   in NL Collaborations|one comment

Clothesline – Episode 66

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Sagarika makes her comeback, Modi plays Gabbar, Newslaundry investigates Dengue outbreak in Delhi, ‘Don’, Justice Katju vs. Justice Arnab, Fuckwah award and more.

posted by NL Team|September 29, 2015   in TEEVEE|5 comments

NL Interview with Anand Ranganathan

Anand Ranganathan, Consulting Editor with Newslaundry, talks about his book For Love and Honour & more.

posted by NL Team|September 18, 2015   in TEEVEE|14 comments

Clothesline – Episode 65

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. The media goes bonkers reporting on the #SheenaBora murder case, Jumla season in Bihar, Modi The Saviour, confusion over OROP, Fuckwah award and more.

posted by NL Team|September 16, 2015   in TEEVEE|15 comments

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