Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Press Club sealed in Dhanbad

The district administration sealed Dhanbad Press Club on Sunday, less than 12 hours after two journalists tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday night, and got as many as 80 journalists tested and q...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 15.06.20

6-year jail time for Philippine journalist

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose website has put President Rodrigo Duterte under tough scrutiny, was convicted of libel on Monday and faces up to six years in jail, in a ruling widely ...
By Reuters in Manila

India  /  Published 15.06.20

All slam media policy, but not media

The Jammu and Kashmir administration’s new media policy, which empowers the State to tell between fake news and authentic news and take action, has been criticised by almost all but one group: journ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Kashmiri on ‘most urgent’ list

Global media watchdog One Free Press Coalition has included a Kashmiri photojournalist in its June list of the “10 most urgent” cases of journalists under attack for pursuing the truth, spotlight...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Scribes protest restrictions

The Mizoram Journalists’ Association (MJA), an umbrella body of all working journalists in the state, on Tuesday blamed a bid to suppress mediapersons on call of duty during the lockdown.Leaders of ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

World  /  Published 13.05.20

India-origin BBC scribe faces racist abuse

The BBC pulled a live broadcast from the centre of Leicester after one of its Indian women reporters was allegedly subjected to a torrent of racist abuse.The journalist, Sima Kotecha, was about to int...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 29.04.20

Journalist tests positive for Covid-19 in Kerala

A journalist with a Malayalam channel tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala’s Kasaragod district on Wednesday, becoming the first mediaperson to be infected with the virus in the southern state.The...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.04.20

J&K police defend FIR against journalists

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday defended filing of cases against three journalists in the Valley saying two of them have been booked for making seditious and incendiary comments on social med...
By PTI in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam Congress seeks media reprieve

The Assam Congress on Thursday urged the Centre and state government to consider announcing a stimulus package for the media industry, saying the industry is facing problems because of Covid-19 pandem...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Journalist beaten up for writing about qurantined families

A 35-year-old jouranlist was assaulted in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district for publishing a report about some families who had been home quarantined to prevent the spread of coronavirus, police said ...
By PTI in


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