Journalist Vimal Kumar Yadav

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Bihar: Dainik Jagran Journalist Shot Dead By 4 Unknown Miscreants, Case Registered

In shocking news, a journalist of Dainik Jagran, Vimak Kumar Yadav is shot dead in the Araria district of Bihar, on August 18. Four assailants came riding on a bike and called him out of his house and shot him. Notably, in 2019, Vimal's brother was also murdered, and he was the witness. The murder has created an uproar in the district, and an investigation has been launched into it.

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 11:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: journalist, Bihar news, murder, Case Registered, jungle raj

PM Modi

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PM Modi Announces New Health Insurance Scheme For Journalists

In a step towards the insurance and health safety of journalists in India, PM Narendra Modi released a scheme. Under the health insurance scheme, the media workers and artists will be able to get world class health facilities free of charge in 1200 hospitals across the country with annual corporate health insurance worth 1.5 million rupees.  PM Modi termed the insurance scheme as a revolutionary initiative in field of journalism

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 09:03 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: journalist, PM Narendra Modi, Health Scheme

Courtesy: MM news

Salman Khan

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Salman Khan

In a relief to Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Bombay HC quashed an FIR filed against him. On March 30, the HC quashed criminal proceedings against him on a complaint filed by a journalist in 2019 alleging criminal intimidation. Single-judge Justice Bharati Dangre passed the order. Notably, in 2019, a journalist filed a case against Khan alleging him of snatching his phone and threatening him, during a public appearance.

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 03:09 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bollywood, Bombay HC, FIR Quashed, Salman Khan, journalist

Rahul Dravid

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Rahul Dravid Answers Journalist Questioned Lack Of Left-Arm-Pacer

Ahead of the Border-Gavaskar-Trophy, India coach Rahul Dravid addressed the media, where he touched upon various topics. When asked about the lack of left-pacer in the Indian squad, Dravid said, "Arshdeep Singh played well in the recent ODIs, he also played Ranji Trophy, where he picked 4-5 wickets. He's young, he's developing." He further said, "only being a left-handed pacer… read-more

Thu, 16 Feb 2023 - 04:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Rahul Dravid, journalist, Indian Squad, Cricket

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rana Ayyub

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Rana Ayyub Tweets About ED Allegations, Says "My Pen Can Never Be Silences"

My pen can NEVER be silenced. Ironic that I conducted a seminar yesterday, here in the US, on the attack on the free press in India. I will continue to raise my voice against the persecution of the marginalised in the country," tweeted Journalist Rana Ayyub. The statement came hours after the ED prosecuted the journalist in Ketto crowdfunding case, alleging Rana of misusing charity money for personal use.

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 08:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Enforcement Directorate, Rana Ayyub, journalist, Twitter, MONEY LAUNDERING

Siddique Kappan

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Journalist Siddique Kappan To Remain In Jail Amid ED Probing

Even after the bail approval from the Supreme Court, Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan, will continue to remain in a jail. On September 13, sources in prison department here confirmed that a case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate against him is still pending, therefor his release has been halted. The development came hours after the release order of Kappan was issued on September 12.

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 02:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Siddique Kappan, journalist, Supreme Court, Bail Granted, ED

Siddique Kappan

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Apex Court Grants Bail To Journalist Siddique Kappan

The Supreme Court granted bail to journalist Siddique Kappan, on September 9. The journalist who was jailed for over two years under the UAPA by UP Police, will finally be out of jail after three days of trial. Furthermore, CJI UU Lalit led Apex Court bench granted bail on conditions like, Kappan cannot leave India and need to appear before local police, and stay away from political activities.

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 04:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: UAPA Act, Siddique Kappan, journalist, Bail Granted, UP Police

Pak Reporter Slaps Boy

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Pakistani Reporter Smacks Boy For Allegedly Interrupting Her; Video Goes Viral

A video has gone viral on social media, where a Pakistani reporter is seen smacking a person standing next to her for allegedly trying to heckle her. The incident has left netizens divided with some supporting the journalist saying, "the boy must have misbehaved," while some think the journalists actions were "unnecessary". However… read-more

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Pakistani Reporter, Slap, journalist, Twitter

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

British journalist, Indigenous expert missing in Amazon

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Brazilian Police Find Items Of British Journalist, Indigenous Expert Missing In Amazon

Brazilian Authorities discovered a bag and personal possessions of a British journalist, Dom Phillips, and an Indigenous specialist, Bruno Pereira, who went missing in the Amazon. They disappeared after receiving threats while on a research trip to Brazil's Javari Valley on June 5. Briton's mother-in-law has given up hope that they will make it out alive. They were last spotted at Sao Gabriel, near their destination Atalaia do Norte. 

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Brazil, journalist, Indigenous specialist, Amazon forest, threats

Courtesy: India Today

Biswadeep Ghosh

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Senior Journalist Biswadeep Ghosh Passes Away, UP CM Expresses Condolences

In Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, a senior journalist Biswadeep Ghosh (57) passed away due to cardiac arrest, on June 10. Working with "The Pioneer" Newspaper, Biswadeep is prominent in Journalism. Prior to "The Pioneer", he worked with "The Times of India" and "Hindustan Times". The demise of Ghosh was condoled by UP Governor Anandiben Patel and CM Yogi Adityanath., Biswadeep Ghosh is survived by his wife, a son and a… read-more

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: journalist, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Biswadeep Ghosh, Governor Anandiben Patel, passes away