Mayawati under fire for slapping Dalit Act on TV scribes

September 10, 2021 7:16 pm0 comments

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has come under fire from media persons and the opposition for slapping the Dalit Act on reporters of a national TV channel for a news report on how a starving Dalit sold off his wife in the poverty-hit Bundelkhand region of the state. [...]

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Iraqi shoe thrower's release delayed by a day, says his brother

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Baghdad : The release of Iraqi shoe-thrower Muntazar al-Zaidi, jailed nine months for hurling his footwear at then US president George W. Bush, has been delayed until Tuesday, his brother said Monday. The brother angrily told al-Jazeera news channel that security authorities had offered no specific reasons for the delay. [...]

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Kerala opposition stages walk-out to oppose move to curb freedom of press

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led opposition Monday staged a walk-out from the Kerala assembly alleging that the ruling Left Front government wants to bring in a law to curb the freedom of press. The assembly burst into a furore following statement of Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Sunday that the government planned [...]

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It's difficult to prove corruption in news: poll panel

September 5, 2021 11:26 pm0 comments

Chandigarh : The Election Commission (EC) Saturday said that it had received several complaints about ‘surrogate news’ in the media to favour one politician or the other, but admitted that it was very difficult to prove the charge. “This is a real problem. It is very difficult to prove ‘paid [...]

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Ex-king's aides condemn Indian media slur on Paras

September 1, 2021 6:56 pm0 comments

Kathmandu : Deposed king Gyanendra’s aides Tuesday condemned reports in the Indian media about links between Pakistan-based terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim and Nepal’s former crown prince Paras, calling them part of a wild propaganda that would mar India-Nepal relations. “No evidence was produced to substantiate the claim that former crown [...]

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IFJ Condemns Murder of Newspaper Editor in Assam

March 25, 2022 8:57 pm0 comments

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is shocked to learn of the murder of Anil Mozumdar, Executive Editor of the Assamese language daily Aaji, near his home in Guwahati, capital of the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. According to reports from the Journalists’ Union of Assam (JUA), a constituent organisation [...]

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After Soha , Gul Panag Rides the Maxim Wave

September 24, 2021 9:44 pm0 comments


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