How Free Is Freedom Of Speech In India?
"I do not ask for mercy. I do not appeal to magnanimity. I am here, therefore, to cheerfully submit to any penalty that can lawfully be inflicted upon me for what the Court has determined to be an offence, and what appears to me to be the highest duty of a citizen," said Prashant Bhushan to the Supreme Court.
Since when is critique equivalent to disrespect? Can our 'independent' judiciary not take criticism on its working?
We’d love to read your opinion on this court proceeding and your experiences of when your speech was curbed, you had to self-censor fearing consequences, or you were bullied for voicing your opinion.