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.
Tags: Bollywood, Bombay HC, FIR Quashed, Salman Khan, journalist
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
Tags: Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Rahul Dravid, journalist, Indian Squad, Cricket
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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.
Tags: Enforcement Directorate, Rana Ayyub, journalist, Twitter, MONEY LAUNDERING
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.
Tags: Siddique Kappan, journalist, Supreme Court, Bail Granted, ED
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
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.
Tags: UAPA Act, Siddique Kappan, journalist, Bail Granted, UP Police
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
Tags: Pakistan, Pakistani Reporter, Slap, journalist, Twitter
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
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.
Tags: Brazil, journalist, Indigenous specialist, Amazon forest, threats
Courtesy: India Today
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
Tags: journalist, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Biswadeep Ghosh, Governor Anandiben Patel, passes away
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Special Public Prosecutor Submits Witness List To Court For Journalist Gauri Lankesh Case
Special Public Prosecutor in the murder case of journalist Gauri Lankesh presented a witness list to Bengaluru City Civil and Sessions Court on June 4. The hearing has been rescheduled to June 6 to allow for filing of any arguments to the plea. Trial will take place from July 4 to 8. Gauri was shot at her residence in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore, on September 5, 2017, by three unidentified men.
Tags: Gauri Lankesh, Murder Case, journalist, Bangalore, Shot
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Late Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui Receives 2nd Pulitzer Award
Famous photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who died while covering the Afghanistan-Taliban war in 2021, has been honored with the prestigious Pulitzer Prize 2022. He is amongst the four Indians, who received the prestigious award in the field of journalist under the feature photo category, showcasing "images of COVID's toll in India. Besides Siddiqui, Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave won the award, announced on May 9.
Tags: Pulitzer Award, journalist, Danish siddiqui, Afghanistan, Taliban