Tag: Journalist

One more arrested in LS candidate obscene video case

Keonjhar: Police have arrested another journalist in connection with an obscene video featuring a Lok Sabha candidate that went viral. The arrested journalist Simanchal Patra of OTV has been suspended from the news channel. OTV clarified that it has no direct or indirect connection and Simanchal’s role could be at personal level. “Another person, Simanchal […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
'Salman Khan abused & assaulted me', alleges journalist

Mumbai: A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on Tuesday. Ashok S. Pandey, the Maharashtra head of JK24x7 news channel, has filed the criminal case before the 10th Court, Andheri, against Khan, […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Saudi Arabia sentences 5 to death over Khashoggi killing

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death for their role in the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in 2018, the public prosecutor said on Monday. In a press conference, spokesman for the public prosecutor Shalan al-Shalan explained that three other convicts received a total of 24 years in jail for […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Column: ‘Access’ vs. ‘Independence’: A Scribe’s Perennial Dilemma

By Sandeep Sahu Access to the ‘powers that be’ is the staple that no journalist can do without. In fact, the pecking order of a hack is often determined by the number of ‘contacts’ and ‘sources’ s/he has in high places. But ‘access’, as any journalist with reporting experience would tell you, don’t come gratis. […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 death toll rises to 308 in Inida, positive cases at 9,152
25 Staff Of Private Tamil News Channel Test COVID-19 Positive

Chennai: As many as 76 people tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, including at least 25 working for a Tamil  television news channel here and the tally in the state stood at 1,596, authorities said. One person, meanwhile, died today and the aggregate number of deaths due to COVID-19 climbed to 18. […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Journalist Attacked
Journalist, Camera Crew Attacked By Forest Employees In Puri, 2 Suspended

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 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Arrest Of Arnab Goswami: Journalist Fraternity In Odisha Slams Maha Govt, Mumbai Police

Bhubaneswar: The media fraternity of Odisha strongly condemned the treatment meted out to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami by Mumbai Police, and has extended its solidarity towards Republic Media Network after the former was arrested today in an abetment to suicide case of 2018. As per reports, over a dozen officers of the Mumbai Police […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021