The writer teaches at IIT-Kanpur.
Mini Chandran writes: Hundred years since its publication, James Joyce’s Ulysses remains a challenging peak in the world of fiction, the legal battle for its publication a glorious chapter in the history of free speech
The bench’s remarks have implicated both creator and creature by refusing to entertain the petitions of the director, scriptwriter and actor.
Targeting of a Kerala publishing house expands the ambit of censorship
Each of us is being incited to speak to ensure that none of us is actually heard.
Ironically, freedom of speech was first restricted to curb anti-Pakistan views.
Kipling left India but India never left him
In oppressive times, writers find ways to make their voices heard.
The Emergency left behind a culture of self-censorship in our writers and artists