21 October, 2020

A 10 Second Long Stare

The Untouchables of our era. The ones, who despite hard facts, get away only because of the equations of power.

A 10 Second Long Stare

Broken news Rana’s  2010 story in Tehelka
In a scathing editorial on press freedom in India, the July 27, 2014, edition of the New York Times talked of the Indian press being under siege, calling the situation worse than the Emergency imposed on the country in 1975. “Press censorship seems to be back with a vengeance in India, this time imposed not by direct government fiat but by powerful private owners and politicians,” the editorial read.

One of the immediate provocations for the NYT editorial was the censorship of my sharp...



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