- n the state of being out of favor
- n an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
- v put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
- Eqbal Ahmad in Hindu
Of her, Eqbal Ahmed, the well-known political thinker and writer, wrote: "She was always in official disfavour. She understood better than most of us that the relationship between power and the press must necessarily be adversarial if the latter is...