Tag: Journalist

Drunk cop attacks TV journalist in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A journalist of a private news channel was attacked by a police officer in an inebriated condition today in the State Capital. The accused cop has been identified as Ramakant Patra , IIC of Talabania police station in Puri. Using unparliamentarily languages, the officer was found kicking and punching the reporter when the scribe […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Journalists Detain MLAs In Kendrapara
Scribes In Odisha ‘detain’ 5 MLAs During Protest Against Excess By Lady Cop

Five MLAs were detained by a group of journalists in Kendrapara who were protesting a thrashing of a web-reporter by a woman police constable

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Media has misinterpreted my statement: Bhartruhari

New Delhi: Senior BJD leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahatab today said the statement he had given recently that the BJD would consider to make an alliance with Congress has been grossly misinterpreted in the media. “Let me make my stand very clear. The news regarding my statement on this issue which has been published […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Watch: IAS Officer Thrashes Journalist During Block Poll Coverage In UP
Watch: IAS Officer Thrashes Journalist During Block Poll Coverage In UP

Amid reported incident of violence in Uttar Pradesh on the voting day for block panchayat chief polls on Saturday (July 10), a journalist, Krishna Tiwari was allegedly beaten up by Chief Development Officer (CDO) Divyanshu Patel and some unidentified men in Miyaganj of Unnao district.

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  • Sunday, 11 July 2021
Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist behind murder of journalist Shujaat Bukhari: police

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Naveed Jatt along with two local terrorists murdered senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari here on June 14, police sources said on Wednesday. Naveed Jatt is a Pakistani who escaped from police custody from a Srinagar hospital on February 6 this year. “The other two terrorists involved in this terror murder are locals […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kolkata press club condemns killing of Bukhari

Kolkata: The Press Club, Kolkata on Thursday joined the media fraternity in protesting against the brutal killing of renowned Journalist and editor of ‘Rising Kashmir’ Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar. Describing Bukhari as a respected and courageous journalist, the club in a statement said his independent views were highly visible in the social media also. “He […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Srinagar: Senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujat Bhukhari was on Thursday shot dead by militants outside his office here, police said. State police chief S.P.Vaid said that it was around 7.15 p.m., the Iftar time, that Bukhari came out of his office in Press Enclave and was boarding his car when […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Nine journalists among 41 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombings

Kabul/Kandahar: At least 30 people, including nine journalists, were killed as two suicide bombers blew themselves up in quick succession in the Afghan capital on Monday. Hours later, another suicide bomber struck in Kandahar province killing 11 madrassa students. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the Kabul bombings where French news agency AFP’s […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Journalist arrested on charges of blackmailing Uttar Pradesh BJP leader

Ghaziabad: Senior journalist Vinod Verma was arrested for allegedly blackmailing a BJP leader in Chhattisgarh here early on Friday. The Chhattisgarh Police raided the journalist’s residence at Indirapuram along with the Uttar Pradesh Police and recovered 500 compact discs (CDs), a pen drive and Rs 200,000 in cash. Inspector Sushil Dubey said the Chhattisgarh Police […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Musical tribute to Gauri Lankesh in Delhi

New Delhi: Around two weeks after Gauri Lankesh was gunned down at her Bengaluru residence, people from the media, activists, friends and admirers paid rich tributes to the slain journalist and activist here. Known for her fearless attitude, Editor of weekly Kannada magazine “Gauri Lankesh Patrike”, Lankesh vehemently opposed communalism and was a staunch critic […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Renowned journalist, writer Arun Sadhu passes away

Mumbai: Noted writer Arun Sadhu, who straddled the worlds of literature and journalism with equal elan, passed away here early today at a hospital following a heart condition. He was 76. Sadhu breathed his last at the Sion Hospital, where he was admitted yesterday for a heart ailment. He was in a critical condition and put […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Journo accused of abetting suicide of jawan gets bail

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a woman journalist booked for abetting the suicide of an army jawan and also under the Official Secrets Act after observing that prima facie no offence is made out against the accused. Justice Revati Mohite Dere on April 26 granted anticipatory bail to Poonam Agarwal, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Op-Ed: We Odias should be proud, not ashamed, that we are tolerant

Let us put the state government aside for a moment and stop doing a post-mortem of what it did or didn’t do, whether it did right or wrong, what it could have and couldn’t have done and so on. Here is a poser for every English reading Odia who happens to read this piece. Should […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Op-Ed: Can Journalists be 'Schooled'?

There comes a time in everyone’s life when one cannot help feeling a little inflated. And let me confess today was one such moment for me. Addressing a motley crowd of journalism students, some of them older than me, at the Odisha State Open University in Sambalpur was certainly a privilege for someone who has […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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To End ‘Paid Media’, Consumer Must Pay for News

These days, the term ‘paid media’ is used in abandon – and more often than not by people who know nothing about the working or economics of the media business. Fake, motivated reports, pictures and videos from dubious sources are shared liberally on social media by people with the mandatory comment “Paid media will never […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021