journalists

Two Women Journalists Detained In Assam For Inflammatory Posts Arrested

November 15, 2021
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Two women journalists, who had written about the recent communal incidents in Tripura and were detained by Assam police, were on Monday arrested by Tripura police, their employer said. Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, journalists with HW News Network, were named in an FIR at Fatikroy Police Station in Tripura on Sunda | Read more|

No beating around the bush, did Govt use Pegasus illegally: Supreme Court

September 14, 2021
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Telling the Centre to stop “beating around the bush” on why it does not want to file an additional affidavit into allegations of unauthorised surveillance using the Pegasus software, the Supreme Court said Monday it only wanted to know “whether this software has been used by the government, by any method other th | Read more|

Editors' Guild Goes To Supreme Court, Seeks Probe Into Pegasus Scandal

August 3, 2021
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The Editors' Guild of India has gone to the Supreme Court, seeking an investigation into the Pegasus spyware scandal. The Guild has asked the court to form a Special Investigation Team to probe the issue. It also wants the judges to seek details from the government on the spyware contract and a list of those targetted. | Read more|

Supreme Court to hear petitions demanding probe into Pegasus row on Thursday

August 1, 2021
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The Supreme Court will be hearing a clutch of petitions seeking a special investigation into the Pegasus scandal involving allegations that opposition politicians, journalists and others were targets of the Israeli spyware. A two-member Bench, headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana, will hear the petitions. Justice Surya Ka | Read more|

Ghaziabad attack: DIGIPUB condemn FIR against journalists and The Wire

June 17, 2021
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DigiPub, a collective of digital media organisations, has strongly condemned the FIR filed against three journalists – Saba Naqvi, Rana Ayyub, Mohammad Zubair and The Wire for their tweets about a video in which an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad is seen describing the manner in which he was assaulted on June 5. | Read more|