Clothesline – Episode 59

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Media coverage of Rahul Gandhi's mysterious sabbatical, Arnab’s new punching bag, Karan Thapar’s sartorial tips to Modi, the Land Bill and more.

posted by NL Team|April 25, 2015   in TEEVEE|46 comments

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NL Interview With Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Rajeev Chandrasekhar on his battle against Section 66A and his efforts to uphold net neutrality in India.

posted by NL Team|April 16, 2015   in NL Interviews|5 comments

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Clothesline – Episode 58

Clothesline 58 is here! On the connection between tobacco and cancer, Barkha vs Arnab, News X’s goof-up over VK Singh’s resignation, political golmal over Section 66A, Vogue’s women empowerment video and more.

posted by NL Team|April 9, 2015   in Clothesline|33 comments

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ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE SHOCKED AT LEGAL RESTRICTIONS ON FREE SPEECH AND CONDUCT: JAY PANDA

The supreme court striking down Section 66A of the IT act is a big win for free speech, but the larger question remains, are we fundamentally a society that is open or one that wants to muzzle free speech? BOOM Live interviews Jay Panda, a Biju Janta Dal MP from Orissa who opposed Section 66A.

posted by Boom Live|April 7, 2015   in Boom Live|5 comments

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MMRDA’S METRO PLANS WILL DISRUPT ADIVASI LIVES

The Save Aarey campaign, aimed at preserving Mumbai’s green lungs from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s metro development plan, has picked up momentum. But, the people who will be impacted the most are still unaware of it.

posted by Boom Live|March 30, 2015   in Boom Live|12 comments

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MAHARASHTRA GOVERNMENT SAYS BEEF BAN A MATTER OF FAITH

Beef has been taken off the menus and the livelihoods of about one million people may be at stake. But the Maharashtra government says the move reflects the will of the people.

posted by Boom Live|March 25, 2015   in Boom Live|24 comments

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Clothesline – Episode 57

The outrage over India’s Daughter, Arnab vs. Arnab, more AAP drama, fuckwas, criminals and more…

posted by NL Team|March 24, 2015   in Clothesline|66 comments

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TARAKANT DWIVEDI: TESTING THE LIMITS OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION – 3

Boom documents the experiences of people who have been at the receiving end of both legitimate and illegitimate action for saying what they think.

posted by Boom Live|March 18, 2015   in Boom Live|6 comments

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Clothesline – Episode 56

Pakistan puts the “crazy” in cricket crazy, the railway budget coverage, Anna’s comeback, Rahul’s disappearance and more.

posted by NL Team|March 11, 2015   in Clothesline|18 comments

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SAVING AAREY: MUMBAIKARS RALLY TO SAVE CITY’S GREEN LUNGS

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority plans to use part of Aarey Milk Colony in Mumbai city for metro services. People are less than keen.

posted by Boom Live|March 9, 2015   in Boom Live|6 comments

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