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Tag: Derogatory Statements On Odisha

Abhijit Iyer’s bail plea rejected, sent to Nimapara sub-jail

Bhubaneswar: The Konark Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of Delhi-based journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra who was arrested by the Commissionerate Police on October 24 for making derogatory remarks on Odisha and Konark Sun Temple. After rejection of bail plea, Mitra has been sent to Nimapara sub-jail where he will […]

Abhijit Iyer's lawyer seeks security from Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: A day after Supreme Court refused to grant extension of bail to journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, his counsel today sought security from Odisha Police to appear before the House Committee constituted by the Odisha Assembly. A six-member Asembly House Committee had summoned Iyer to appear before it on October 11 here for alleged breach […]

Abhijit Iyer row: 4 including 2 editors summoned by House panel

Bhubaneswar: The House Committee constituted by Odisha Assembly speaker to investigate the derogatory remarks against Odisha made by journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, today summoned four persons including editors of two media houses. Chairman of the committee, Narasingha Mishra informed that summonses have also been issued to Odisha DGP and Intelligence Director. “The summonses have been issued […]

Abhijit Iyer is inconsequential, Naveen personally taking interest to embarrass Jay Panda: National media

Bhubaneswar: The recent arrest of journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra by Odisha police in New Delhi on charges of making derogatory statements about Odisha and Konark Sun Temple has landed the Odisha government in the firing line with journalists across the spectrum criticising such high handedness. The turn of events that led to the arrest of […]