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Andhra court order: Prone to misuse, will damage media freedoms — Editors Guild to state govt

November 09, 2019 1:03 am

The Press Council of India had also taken suo motu cognizance of the order on November 2. PCI Chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad had expressed grave concern over the government’s order.

India ranks 13th for impunity for killers of journalists

October 31, 2019 4:09 am

India is at the bottom of the impunity table of the 13 countries, as only countries with more than 5 unsolved journalist killings in the last decade are mentioned in the index.

Mexico: American journalist working for Nat Geo shot at during interview

October 06, 2019 5:42 pm

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mexico is the most dangerous country for journalists in the Western Hemisphere. Five journalists have been killed in Mexico this year.

Haryana: Journalist booked after report on ‘rotten grain’

September 16, 2019 4:49 am

Hisar DSP (Headquarters) Ashok Kumar said the journalists raised concerns about the FIR against their colleague Anoop Kundu. “I have assured them that no injustice will be done. We will ensure a thorough probe into the matter,” he told The Indian Express.

Priyanka Gandhi slams UP govt over ‘attacks’ on press freedom, BJP hits back

September 13, 2019 9:19 am

The BJP hit back with minister Srikant Sharma tweeting a purported video of Priyanka’s aides “threatening a journalist” during her recent visit to a Sonbhadra village.

Mexico: Three journalists killed in a week

August 04, 2019 7:07 pm

Two reporters were gunned down, while a third was found dead in the trunk of a car. Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with a majority of the murder cases going unsolved.

Gujarat: Journalist, his family attacked by former sarpanch for critical report on govt project

July 08, 2019 3:37 pm

According to the victim, the accused took offence of a story he had done a few days back for his newspaper regarding the "inefficient" work carried out in the beautification drive of a pond in Bhagdawada.

'BJP back to fleece people': Congress attacks Centre over rising fuel prices

June 30, 2019 7:44 pm

Congress spokesperson Randeep Sujrewala said the petrol prices in Delhi on June 22 were Rs 69.93 per litre and went up to Rs 70.40 per litre on June 30, a rise of Rs 0.47 per litre.

Ivan Golunov's arrest: President Putin fires police officers involved in journalist's case

June 13, 2019 11:42 pm

Ivan Golunov, 36, was reportedly beaten and denied a lawyer for more than 12 hours a week ago following drug-dealing charges he rejected as sham

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested on drug dealing charges: What we know so far

June 10, 2019 7:42 pm

Ivan Golunov is known for practicing investigative journalism and has done stories on corruption on Moscow City Hall, the crime-ridden funeral industry and the questionable food markets.