Journalist accepts TN Governor’s apology for pat on cheek


CHENNAI : Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday apologised to a woman reporter whose cheek he publicly patted on Tuesday, a gesture that provoked outrage by her and the journalist fraternity and protests by opposition parties. In a letter to Lakshmi Subramanian, the 78-year-old under-fire governor said she was like her “granddaughter” More...

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By On Sunday, April 8th, 2018

TV Journalist shot at in Ghaziabad

GHAZIABAD : A journalist was shot at by two unidentified gunmen in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district on Sunday. Police said the scribe has suffered multiple bullet wounds on his hand, leg and stomach.Mr. Chaudhary More...

By On Monday, March 26th, 2018

Journalist probing police-sand mafia links run over by truck in MP

  BHOPAL : A local television channel stringer, who exposed illegal mining and had even sought police protection after getting threats in the wake of a sting operation against a senior police officer, was killed More...

By On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Tarun Tejpal Rape case trial to begin mid-March

PANAJI : A trial court in Mapusa, Goa, will start hearing the rape case against former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal on March 15, The Hindu reported on Saturday. The hearings will continue till March 17. Earlier, More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Chairman rejects claims of owners & Editors for 13th Press Council

BY Bipin Dhulia NEW DELHI:  In a major historic decision, Mr. Justice C.K. Prasad (formerly of the Supreme Court), chairman of the Press Council of India, has on Thursday (15 February 2016) disqualified all the More...

By On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Pakistani anchor on air with daughter to protest rape-murder of 8-year-old girl

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan is fuming over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, who was found dumped in trash after repeated sexual assault. And making a strong statement in this regard was a Pakistani news anchor, More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Anger Over Aadhaar Case, SC Backs Freedom of Expression

NEW DELHI :An Indian government agency has filed a police complaint against a journalist who exposed a possible security breach in the country’s vast biometric database that contains the personal details of More...

By On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

PM Narendra Modi interacted with media but without cameras, papers, and pens

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the media during a Diwali function in an annual interaction that takes place at the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in Delhi since the past three More...

By On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Journalist Vinod Verma arrested on charge of blackmailing Chhattisgarh Minister with sex CD

GHAZIABAD:  Former BBC journalist Vinod Verma was arrested by the Chhattisgarh police from his Ghaziabad residence early Friday morning on the charge of him blackmailing a Chhattisgarh Minister with a sex CD. More...

By On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Gauri Lankesh Killing: SIT has got clues: K’tka Home Minister

BANGALURU : Karnatka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy today claimed the Special Investigation Team probing the killing of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh has got clues and is in the process of gathering evidence. More...