New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Supporting the West Bengal Government for sending back the three-member fact-finding committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the violence-hit area in Kaliachak, the Congress Party on Monday said the state government has rightly done so in order to maintain peace. Congress leader P.L. Punia said that if a political party tries to intervene and create chaos, then it is the responsibility of the state government to send them back. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said that the BJP has already got facts about the Malda rampage, but they formed the committee, which showed their confusion. Chacko also added that the state government had failed in the matter and said that it was the responsibility of the state government to control such incidents.