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PCI Condemns Attack On Journalists In Odisha, Punjab

New Delhi: The Press Council of India on Thursday sought comments from the governments of Punjab and Odisha in connection with reported attacks on journalists in these two states. The Press Council of India (PCI) said it has taken suo motu cognizance of alleged targeting of journalists during the COVID-19 lockdown period in both the […]

3 In 5 Journalists In India Face Work-Related Threats: Survey

New Delhi: About three in five journalists in India receive threats or pressure at some point of time, mostly through social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter as well as private messaging app like WhatsApp, said a survey on Friday. Of those who faced threats/harassment, 35 per cent believe that they were targeted because of the […]

Column: Scribes Must Unite To Fight Boorish Behavior By Politicians

By Sandeep Sahu “Power”, as Lord Acton has said famously, “corrupts; and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” But there are other things that power does to human beings as well: making them arrogant, for one. To paraphrase Lord Acton, “Power makes people arrogant and absolute power makes them absolutely arrogant.” This truism was in evidence for […]

Delhi Police tenders apology to media persons

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday tendered their “deepest apologies” for the attack on two media personnel in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday when police undertook a baton charge on protesting students. “Yesterday’s (Friday’s) incident was a very unfortunate one. Our deepest apologies to the media. Our intention wasn’t to obstruct the media from […]

Miscreants attack journalist in Khurda

Khurda: A journalist of a regional newspaper has been critically injured in an attack by unidentified miscreants late last night. According to reports, two bike-borne miscreants attacked the journalist, Ramesh Rath with sharp weapons on Monday night. Ratha, a resident of Sishumatha under Balipatna police limits in the district, is currently undergoing treatment at the […]