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When the screen goes blank [ Hindu , Article 19 , Freedom of expression , Shreya Singhal v. Union of India]

Without the imposition of Emergency, will executive power to censor and stop transmission of news stand judicial scrutiny? The Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s 24-hour ban on the television channel NDTV India over its Pathankot coverage is being seen as an attempt to muzzle inconvenient live reportage. And worse, a case of selective