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Dec 06, 2018
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra released from jail after Orissa High Court grants him bail; scribe had been in judicial custody for 44 daysAbhijit was arrested on 23 October on the basis of two FIRs filed against his name for allegedly passing derogatory remarks against Odisha, its people, Konark Temple and Lord Jagannath.
Dec 05, 2018
Orissa High Court grants bail to Abhijit Iyer-Mitra day after state govt pardons journalist for 'derogatory' commentsThe high court relief comes a day after the Odisha government decided to grant pardon to Abhijit Iyer-Mitra after he apologised for the comments he made on the people and MLAs of Odisha, Lord Jagannath and the Konark Sun Temple.
Dec 05, 2018
Odisha government pardons journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra for derogatory remarks, withdraws all cases against himThe decision came following Mitra's prayer to Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik to consider withholding sanction to prosecute him in certain criminal cases pending against him, a home department official said.
Oct 04, 2018
Supreme Court denies journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra protection from arrest, says his comments 'incite religious feelings'The Supreme Court asked journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra why he thought he was entitled to protection as he had hurt religious sentiments.
Sep 25, 2018
Karma is, indeed, a bitch; but there’s more to the Abhijit Iyer-Mitra and Konark Temple battleAbhijit Iyer-Mitra's purported crime is describing the iconic Konark temple as a "humple", based on the explicit representations of sex on its façade.
Sep 20, 2018
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra gets bail after brief arrest in Delhi; journalist facing action for 'derogatory' video on Konark templeAbhijit Iyer-Mitra's arrest could be in connection with his tweet from Sunday with a "defamatory" video commentary from the Konark temple in Odisha.
Nov 07, 2014
To promote Odisha tourism, Konark temple sand sculpture made in LondonSand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik promoted Odisha tourism abroad by creating a sand sculpture of a miniature of Konark sun temple at the World Travel Market in London, the artist said on Friday.