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Regulation of Online News

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) is concerned about the order issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, on 4 April 2018, directing that a committee be constituted for framing regulations for online media/news portals and online content. The committee’s mandate to “delineate...

Media under Siege

The demand for reservations in jobs and education being made by the agitating “middle castes” overturns the logic of affi rmative action on its head. Instead of addressing historic discrimination, it is articulated as a means to “capture” public employment and education to maintain caste hierarchies. Accepting these demands, as the high courts have held, would be unconstitutional, but that will not stop governments from trying.

Support for Shirin Dalvi

The Network of Women in Media, India expresses its support to Shirin Dalvi, editor of the Mumbai edition of the Urdu daily Avadhnama . Shirin Dalvi faces a number of cases in different police stations in Mumbai, Thane and Malegaon on charges of violating Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code (“...
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