Released on bail after one and half years in jail, he is full of plans to keep up with his ‘patrakarita’ and ‘samaj seva’ and tell the world about the plight of the adivasis in this strife-torn area.
While stonewalling their demand to broadcast news, the I&B Ministry has said CR stations can air AIR bulletins instead.
It all comes round again - political thugs dictating what film, play, or concert can go ahead. Karan Johar is just the latest to surrender to threats.
He is a young Kashmiri man charged with sedition. His offence? Sharing a cartoon showing India being swept by a broom on Facebook.
The filing of a complaint against an Outlook investigation on child trafficking in Assam is the latest attempt to silence the media
In response to the persecution of journalists, a new law has been drafted to protect them against the police and vigilante groups
Those fighting to free Santosh Yadav and Somaru Nag from jail themselves need defending in a state where the odds are stacked against both.
Since 2010, 23 journalists have been murdered, three this year. There has been only one conviction in which an appeal is pending.
When stringers are attacked or killed, the struggle for justice begins with determining whether they are journalists at all.
On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, the prospects for four jailed scribes are mixed in Chhattisgarh.