BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/01/2017
Now that the Express has turned up some hard evidence, will Google searches on this story continue to yield spectacularly sparse results,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/12/2016
Sedition, defamation, censorship, internet shutdowns—the year saw the courts being tested on a range of freedom of expression issues.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |02/12/2016
The Finance Minister goes overboard in describing the media as a force incapable of looking beyond suffering to recognize a momentous transition.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |31/10/2016
If Indian cities have a massive pollution problem staring them in the face how much more should newsrooms be doing,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/10/2016
The director of BBC Radio resigns, concerned over the impact of technology on journalism. The Prasar Bharati CEO resigns, amid concerns about decisions which impact revenue.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |13/07/2016
Peace TV, at least to the casual viewer, is about advocating being a suffocatingly good Muslim rather than a murderous one.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/05/2016
Does goondagiri and corruption loom much larger for journalists than it does for voters? Is that why they missed the Mamata sweep,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |03/05/2016
Eleven months after the uproar over his death, court pronouncements and govt promises, there is neither chargesheet nor arrest in the case of Jagendra Singh.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/03/2016
Police are increasingly dispensing with due process in handling offences involving media,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |15/03/2016
Whatever fixed ideas you have about the Chinese media vs the Indian, forget them. Both are constrained, in different ways.
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The Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat has increased accidental death cover for accredited journalists from Rs 50,000 to 5 lakh. Also families of accredited journalists will now get Mata Amrutm (MA) card for cashless treatment upto Rs 2 lakh in govt or designated pvt hospitals in the state. The  MA card is actually given to those whose annual income is less than Rs 1.5 lakh, but a special exception has been made for journalists. Both theses announcements were made in the budget presented in the assembly on February 21st.           

A year and six months after he was jailed in September 2015  Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav was granted bail by a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan today. Yadav was arrested in September 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists.               

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