China expels WSJ reporter following report on Prez Xi’s cousin


BEIJING:  China effectively expelled a Wall Street Journal reporter Chun Han Wong from the country on Friday, weeks after he co-wrote an article detailing an investigation by Australian authorities into a cousin of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Chun Han Wong, a Singaporean national who has covered Chinese politics for the newspaper’s Beijing bureau More...

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By On Sunday, August 18th, 2019

DD lost ‘Tejaswini’.”News anchor Neelum Sharma

NEW DELHI : Senior news anchor Neelum Sharma, who was associated with India’s public service broadcaster Doordarshan News for over 20 years, passed away on Saturday. The journalist was reportedly battling cancer. Paying More...

By On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Kerala IAS officer’s drunken driving kills journalist

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  K Muhammed Basheer, 35, killed was killed in a road accident in Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram late last night when a car driven allegedly by an IAS officer rammed his motorcycle, More...

By On Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Media Bodies Supports Boycott Of Actress Kangana Ranaut

MUMBAI : The Press Club of India on Saturday said it supports the decision of the Entertainment Journalists Guild to boycott actor Kangana Ranaut for refusing to apologise for lashing out at a PTI reporter during More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Journalist Prashant Kanojia should immediately be released: SC

NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate release of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia who was arrested by the UP police for a ‘defamatory’ video on Uttar Pradesh P Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.”I More...

By On Monday, June 10th, 2019

Girish Karnad: The Man Who Always Fought for Freedom of Expression

BANGALORE/ NEW DELHI : : Girish Karnad once revealed, “When my mother was expecting me, she decided she did not want to have any more children…So, she persuaded my father to take her to a doctor for More...

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By On Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Jouro Arrested for Sharing Post on Social Media against UP CM

LUCKNOW: A journalist has been arrested for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said on Saturday. An FIR was registered against Prashant More...

By On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Adani To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against “The Wire”

NEW DELHI : Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal The Wire and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for having published articles against its companies, said highly placed sources More...

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By On Monday, February 25th, 2019

#MeToo: ‘Truth is My Defence’ Says Priya Ramani

NEW DELHI :  Senior journalist Priya Ramani, who had accused former Union minister MJ Akbar of sexual misconduct during his time as a media personality, was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday in connection More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s sister writer Gita Mehta turns down ” Padma “Award

NEW DELHI : Noted writer Gita Mehta, who is also the elder sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Saturday declined to accept the Padma Shri award. Mehta said the timing of the award was questionable More...