Showing posts from May, 2019

World Press Freedom Day : How Safe Are The Journalists In India?

   Today, we are celebrating World Press Freedom Day . Which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3rd of May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek  is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. The Freedom of expression is fundamental right as stated in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Globally , those of who have to work for press are facing difficulties, like working under extreme pressure of authorities and influences of corporate-driven media houses. People from the press have been incarcerated on the false cases, facing torture/abduction and in the many cases in India or elsewhere they have been killed for expressing the truth. In South Asia, Freedom of the press is under the attack, In the 2019 World Press Freedom Index , India is ranked 140th places out of 180 countries in the world rankings. Our neighboring country doesn’t set a

realitycheck: Zaira Wasim's Allah : Bollywood and Muslim

  National Award winner-winning actor Zaira Wasim announced her “disassociation” from the field of acting, stating she was not happy with the line of work as it interfered with her faith and religion, she captured down details on her Facebook page about the quitting the film industry. The 18-year-old actor said as she completed five years in the profession, she wanted to "confess that I am not truly happy with this identity i.e my line of work". "For a very long time now it has felt like I have struggled to become someone else. As I had just started to explore and make sense of the things to which I dedicated my time, efforts and emotions and tried to grab hold of a new lifestyle, it was only for me to realize that though I may fit here perfectly, I do not belong here." This is really difficult to make judgment about her decision; we don’t know what made her to take this tough decision, moreover, the reasons she has given also more disturbing for our society, pa