Ramnath Goenka Awards HIGHLIGHTS: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was the chief guest at the event, handed over the awards to 29 winners in 18 categories — across print, broadcast and purely-digital — for outstanding work done in 2017.
This year, the Indian media was at the centre of the #MeToo campaign, which saw several women journalists speak out against sexual harassment at the workplace and forced a Union Minister to step down from his post.
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley, who was the chief guest at the function on Monday, gave away awards to 57 journalists who went the extra mile for their stories.
It was a night when news took a backseat. Entrances were made,awards were won,and applause rang out as Indias finest journalists were honoured at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards.
The 13th edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards was held recently in New Delhi. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh delivered the Keynote Address at the event. Here are 5 takeaways from his speech.