Manipur: Detained journalists freed after CM-scribes' body meet

Two journalists were booked following an article in their website "openly endorsed revolutionary ideologies and activities."

published on : 18th January 2021

2 Manipur journalists detained under UAPA, sedition charges; media body slams police action

The author openly endorsed revolutionary ideologies and activities and expressed shock and dismay at the deteriorating character of the armed revolutionary leaders of Manipur, says the FIR.

published on : 18th January 2021

50 journalists were killed worldwide in 2020, Mexico found most dangerous 

Eighty-four percent of those killed this year were "deliberately targeted" for their work, RSF said in its annual report, compared to 63 percent in 2019.

published on : 29th December 2020

Mexico witnesses most journalist killings in 2020: Report

In Mexico, at least four journalists were the victims of targeted killings in 2020 and a fifth was shot to death after photographing a crime scene.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Three journalists attacked while covering clash between BJP-CPI-M in Tripura

The Agartala Press Club has condemned the incident and demanded exemplary punishment for those involved in the assault on the job.

published on : 21st December 2020

Journalists in Northeastern states face extreme threats: Senior scribes

Journalists face multiple challenges, including lack of insurance and the threat of violence, while reporting from the conflict areas of Northeastern states, said senior scribes.

published on : 16th December 2020

Hathras rape case: SC to hear plea of Kerala Journalists' body against arrest of scribe in January

KUWJ, which has been questioning Kappan's arrest, had refused to approach the Allahabad High Court as suggested by the apex court for seeking bail and other reliefs.

published on : 14th December 2020

42 media workers killed in 2020, currently 235 in prison for their work: Journalists federation

Mexico topped the 2020 list of countries where the most journalists were killed, for the fourth time in five years, with 13 killings, followed by Pakistan with five.

published on : 9th December 2020

Independent inquiry be made to determine facts related to 'illegal arrest' of scribe: Kerala Union of Working Journalists to SC

KUWJ has claimed that Uttar Pradesh Police has made an “absolute false and incorrect statement” that Kappan is the office secretary of Popular Front of India as he is working as a journalist only.

published on : 1st December 2020

Online training classes for journalists today

National media advisor to the government Devulapalle Amar will deliver the keynote address, while District Collector A Md Imtiaz will be the guest of honour.

published on : 28th November 2020

Scribe Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras to create divide, disturb law & order, Yogi government tells SC

Opposing the plea filed by Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) questioning Kappan's arrest and seeking his bail, the state has said it is 'not maintainable' and the petitioner has 'no locus'.

published on : 20th November 2020

Police calling scribes for interrogation, making them wait for long hours: Media firms

The two media bodies said the journalists were asked routine questions and let off in the night or after long hours, with directions to them to appear again.

published on : 31st October 2020

Five journalists among 6 held for extortion

Commissionerate Police on Monday arrested six persons including five journalists on the charges of extortion and forwarded them to court. 

published on : 28th October 2020

Centre mulling extending PIB accreditation to digital media journalists

The Centre also urged digital media entities to form self-regulating bodies for furthering their interests and interaction with the government.

published on : 16th October 2020

Tripura journalists protest against 'threat' by CM Biplab Kumar Deb, attack on media

Media persons under the banner of the Assembly of journalists (AOJ) gathered in front of the Rabindra Bhavan here and held a sit-in.

published on : 16th October 2020
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