A woman journalist had to bear the brunt of the party workers' anger, as they did not want any media attention on the meeting.
Even though the Odisha government recently honoured journalists as Frontline warriors in the ongoing battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, it seems the State police have forgotten its responsibility of providing protection to the scribes at this hour of crisis.
Bhubaneswar: A young journalist working with OTV sustained critical injuries after three miscreants allegedly attacked him in an auto-rickshaw on Baramunda-Nayapalli road in the city on Saturday evening. The incident took place at around 7 pm yesterday when Sarbeswar Mohapatra boarded an auto-rickshaw from Baramunda bus stand. “Three persons were travelling in the auto rickshaw. […]
Bhadrak: Two persons have been arrested on the charges of attacking a working journalist in Dhamnagar area of Bhadrak district, police informed on Sunday. The accused have been identified as Devendra Mohapatra and Mahendra Mohapatra. As per reports, the duo allegedly attacked one Sanjiv Mohanty, a journalist of a daily newspaper when the latter was […]
Ghaziabad: Journalist Vikram Joshi, who was shot at by armed assailants near his residence in Vijay Nagar, Ghaziabad on June 20, passed away on Wednesday. The scribe was attacked when he was returning from his sister’s house along with his two daughters on a motorbike on Monday night. He had suffered a bullet injury on […]
Ghaziabad (UP): A Ghaziabad-based journalist was hospitalised after he was shot at by some assailants near his home and nine people have been arrested so far in connection with the case, police said on Tuesday. The attack comes days after Vikram Joshi, who works with a local daily, lodged a complaint at the local Vijay […]
Puri/Bhubaneswar: The Divisional Forest Officer of Puri on Sunday suspended two forest employees on charges of manhandling a journalist and his cameraperson. The suspended forest employees have been identified as Balighai Forester Tapan Nayak and Forest Guard Biraja Mohapatra. According to sources, a reporter and camera crew of a news channel had gone to Puri […]
Mumbai: Just days after unfolding the saga of Palghar lynching, Editor-in-Chief of Republic Media Network, Arnab Goswami was reportedly attacked by some miscreants stated to be ‘youth Congress goons’ in Mumbai while he was driving back home from his studio with his wife late Wednesday night. Soon after the incident, Arnab issued a video message […]
Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the rising incidents of attacks on working journalists in Odisha, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra on Monday demanded enactment of a law for protection of scribes. Raising the issue in Odisha Assembly, Mishra said elected people’s representatives are also misbehaving with working journalists which is certainly a matter of concern. “It […]
Cuttack: A female journalist was allegedly misbehaved and manhandled by a group of miscreants in Niali area of Cuttack district on Monday. The journalist, working in one of the leading daily newspapers, alleged that five to six people barged into the office of the block chairman and attacked one Narayan Sahoo for some unknown reason. […]
Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Media is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy. However, it seems Odisha government is finding it knotty to acknowledge this fact which, in turn, has made journalists the biggest victims. The recent alleged attack on a journalist by a Superintendent of Police (SP) in poll-bound Patkura is a glaring example of this. On […]
Kendrapara: The Kendrapara district Superintendent of Police, Niti Sekhar landed in trouble after a video, purportedly showing him raising his hand to slap a local television journalist, surfaced today. The video footage of the SP’s misbehaviour with journalist at the Barimula helipad in the district has gone viral on social media. As per reports, Chief […]
Balasore: A journalist of an electronic media organisation in Odisha sustained grievous injuries after being allegedly attacked by timber smugglers in Nilagiri area of Balasore district on Saturday. The victim, identified as Prafulla Kumar Majhi, was brutally assaulted near Garadi Chhak while he was returning home from work. Majhi was initially rushed to Barahamapur hospital […]
Balasore: A journalist was hospitalised after being allegedly attacked by liquor mafia with sharp weapons near Anantpur ghat in Balasore district on Saturday. The journalist Pramod Rout, who is currently working for a daily newspaper in Balasore, has been admitted to Soro Community Health Centre for treatment. Rout was allegedly attacked by the mafia for […]