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Pune: Former journalist Devendra Jain arrested in land grabbing, extortion case

July 15, 2021 10:37 am

Police has earlier made multiple arrests in the case and invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).

Journalists not expected to dramatise incident, create news: Allahabad HC

July 02, 2021 7:12 am

Journalist Shamim, whose bail application was rejected, and Naushad Ahmad had allegedly contacted a person named Surendra Chakraborty and induced him to set himself on fire in front of the Vidhan Sabha building, so that they can film the incident and telecast it on television.

Attacked for writing against MLA and his aide, claims Ayodhya journalist

July 01, 2021 5:24 am

The journalist, who was admitted to a district hospital, is said to be out of danger and has been shifted to a private hospital for better treatment.

Jammu and Kashmir journalist booked for post on 2006 tragedy

June 06, 2021 8:18 am

“FIR No 84/2021 lodged in police station Bandipora against one person namely Sajid Raina for his WhatsApp status on 30-05-2021 which attracts investigation into the contents and intention behind it,” Bandipora police tweeted on Friday.

Government approves financial assistance to 67 families of journalists who died of Covid

May 28, 2021 5:24 am

The JWS committee, which is looking to provide assistance under a Central scheme to families of journalists who have died due to Covid-19, will meet weekly to process the cases expeditiously, it was informed.

Belarus isolation deepens as flights avoid its airspace

May 25, 2021 8:21 pm

Belarus isolation is deepening as commercial planes avoid its airspace the European Union works up new sanctions and a senior UN official says he is concerned for the welfare of an opposition journalist arrested in Minsk after his plane was diverted there.

Karnataka: Journalist arrested for selling fake negative RT-PCR test reports

May 26, 2021 6:50 am

According to police, the accused journalist, identified as Azeez MA, was generating the fake certificates at his photo studio in Siddapura in the district.

Who is Roman Protasevich, the captive journalist in Belarus?

May 24, 2021 10:52 am

Protasevich is a co-founder and a former editor of the NEXTA channel on the social media platform Telegram, which has become a popular conduit for Lukashenko’s foes to share information and organize demonstrations against the government.

PCM Tripathi, former Express Deputy Resident Editor, no more

May 18, 2021 6:36 am

Tripathi joined the paper in 1972, when Frank Moraes was editor, and worked there for almost three decades.

As states add frontline workers, Centre says shots for them out of own quota

May 16, 2021 7:44 am

In a letter to all chief secretaries on Saturday, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan also asked states to adhere to the list of frontline workers firmed up by the Centre earlier.


Saudi agents used Khashoggi's body double to cover-up his murder: officials

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Turkish and Saudi officials on Monday revealed that the team of agents that killed US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi brought his body double to execute their plan.

Police stood like mute spectator, says journalist thrashed by lawyers

February 17, 2016 11:23 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): High drama was witnessed at the Patiala House court yet again on Wednesday where two groups of lawyers were seen raising slogans inside the court premises and beating up each other including journalists. One of the journalists from Firstpost Tarique Anwar on Wednesday said that there were two groups in the Patiala House court, one was “pro-Kanhaiya” and another one was “anti-Kanhaiya” group. He added that when he took a photo of the scuffle, lawyers started beating him up and police stood like a mute spectator. He further added that he has photos to prove and can identify them. Earlier on Monday, a group of lawyers and others, including Delhi BJP legislator O.P. Sharma, were seen beating up reporters and students, calling them ‘anti-national’.

JNU row: Lawyers thrash students, journalists

February 15, 2016 4:26 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): A scuffle broke out between students and lawyers outside the Patiala House court complex on Monday during the hearing of an alleged sedition case involving Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. The students, who have been demanding Kumar's release, alleged that they were roughed up by lawyers when they entered the court premises. During scuffle, three journalists were also attacked by the lawyers inside the court premises. A CPI (M) activist said lawyers thrashed a journalist severely. He also said the court would not decide the matter, but the students themselves. An eyewitness said he was waiting peacefully when the lawyers pointed towards them, abused them and called them Pakistanis.

Journalist Revati Laul allegedly attacked by Gujarat riots convict

January 21, 2016 6:56 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): A convict in the Gujarat riots case, out on parole, allegedly assaulted a journalist in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening, when she met him for an interview. Revati Laul, who is writing a book on 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case convicts, alleged that she was punched and slapped by Suresh Chhara. She said she was questioning him at his house in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad during an interview. She added that she managed to escape after Chhara's son and some neighbours intervened. Laul was treated at a government hospital, and later she lodged a complaint at the Vejalpur police station.