Geeta Seshu

  • 22 Sep 2017

    By Geeta Seshu Comments

    Shantanu Bhowmick was clearly marked out since he worked for DinRaat channel which was perceived as being pro-CPM, the ruling party, journalists in Tripura tell Geeta Seshu about his killing. “Shantanu Bhowmick was caught and lynched in full view o...

  • 31 Dec 2016

    By Geeta Seshu Comments

    In 2016, six journalists lost their lives in India and the hitherto unremitting spiral of impunity that shrouds each death is a chilling indicator of the overall state of press freedom in India, touted as the world’s largest democracy. On February ...

  • 21 Aug 2015

    By Geeta Seshu Comments

    Today (August 21, 2015) marks the expiry of the 15-day deadline issued by India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on August 7 to three television channels – NDTV 24×7, ABP News and Aaj Tak – to show cause why action should not be ...

  • 26 Mar 2015

    By Geeta Seshu Comments

    The decision of India’s Supreme Court to uphold free speech and strike down draconian provisions of the amended Information Technology Act, 2000 is a victory for a concerted campaign by a cross-section of Internet users, civil liberties activis...