BY MALINI SUBRAMANIAM| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |11/06/2018
Things turned ugly for a Sakshi reporter when he exposed the exact nature of the relief and rehabilitation fraud in West Godavari District.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |15/05/2018
Journalist Kamal Shukla waits for a court verdict about the sedition charge against him over posting a cartoon on Facebook
BY COLLEEN MURRELL| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |11/05/2018
Foreign journalists have been abandoning countries that have become too dangerous, and local journalists who replace them are now in the line of fire.
The RSF Index 2018 shows China-type media control seeping into Vietnam and Cambodia, as also Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/04/2018
With 57 dead over five years, the heads of state arriving for CHOGM will be given a code of conduct to force them to pay attention
The Supreme Court’s new ruling that poll candidates and their relatives must reveal the source of their income, infringes their fundamental right to privacy
After a spate of court orders gagging the media, two judges buck the trend in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Pachauri cases
BY OZGE OZDUZEN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |10/02/2018
But continuous censorship and regulation is becoming a potential catalyst for creative dissidence,
IN MEDIA FREEDOM |04/02/2018
Detention and imprisonment is a means to silence those working in the unregulated media sector.
BY LAXMI MURTHY| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |24/01/2018
The cartoonist disappeared 8 years ago this day. His wife’s struggle to find him shines a light on Sri Lanka’s dismal record on enforced disappearances
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An undertrial accused in the murder of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik in Tripura last year has apparently threatened a witness on whose statement the case hinges. This is the TSR jawan who witnessed the entire incident. The custodial trial in the case began last week. Bhowmick was shot dead last year in the TSR 2nd battalion HQ and four TSR personnel including the battalion commandant are implicated in the case. (UNI)                      

The  Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age have reported that Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, was her assassin. The confirmation is attributed to a senior official in the Special Investigation Team. He also said the same weapon was used to shoot Gauri Lankesh, as rationalists Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi. The weapon has not been traced.The SIT suspects that three more people were present when Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at the entrance of her Bengaluru residence on September 5, 2017.                      

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