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Uttar Pradesh Police arrest journalist Prashant Kanojia for 'indecent' social media post on Ram temple
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Uttar Pradesh Police arrest journalist Prashant Kanojia for 'indecent' social media post on Ram temple

Kanojia, who previously has been booked at least thrice by the UP police, said that he had uploaded the post on the orders of Hindu Sena chief Sushil Tiwari, who denied the allegation

NHRC directs Uttar Pradesh DGP to file report on assault on journalist Prashant Kanojia, action taken against guilty
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NHRC directs Uttar Pradesh DGP to file report on assault on journalist Prashant Kanojia, action taken against guilty

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh's Directorate General of Police (DGP), seeking a report within on the assault of a TV journalist in Shamli

Prashant Kanojia is a straight-shooter who questions people in power, say colleagues; journo's wife claims tweet was a joke
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Prashant Kanojia is a straight-shooter who questions people in power, say colleagues; journo's wife claims tweet was a joke

Kanojia's advocate is said to have advised him to return to Delhi immediately and not to speak to the media in Lucknow. "Prashant raises questions on the government and I think this is not being liked by the people in power," said Jagisha.

Case over 'defamatory content' against Yogi Adityanath: Arrested Nation Live MD Eshika Singh had red-flagged telecast
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Case over 'defamatory content' against Yogi Adityanath: Arrested Nation Live MD Eshika Singh had red-flagged telecast

On 6 June at noon, the channel aired a panel discussion featuring a woman who claimed to be Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s lover.

Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?
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Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?

If, after what he has one, Prashant Kanojia is to be the face of India’s press freedom, there is a serious problem with the way the media has internalised that freedom.

Journalist beaten up in Shamli: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar to seek report on GRP officers assaulting scribe in UP
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Journalist beaten up in Shamli: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar to seek report on GRP officers assaulting scribe in UP

A day after a journalist was allegedly beaten up by a group of General Railway Police (GRP) personnel in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said he will seek a report on the incident.

Journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested earlier for social media post against Yogi Adityanath, released on bail
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Journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested earlier for social media post against Yogi Adityanath, released on bail

Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments on social media against UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, was released on bail.

'If every journalist peddling vicious propaganda against me was jailed...': Rahul Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath over Prashant Kanojia arrest
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'If every journalist peddling vicious propaganda against me was jailed...': Rahul Gandhi slams Yogi Adityanath over Prashant Kanojia arrest

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the arrest of journalist Prashant Kanojia and the editor and the head of a Noida-based TV channel, saying Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath was behaving "foolishly" and he should release the journalists.

'Is this a case of murder': SC orders immediate release of Prashant Kanojia, pulls up UP Police for arbitrary arrest of journalist
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'Is this a case of murder': SC orders immediate release of Prashant Kanojia, pulls up UP Police for arbitrary arrest of journalist

Journalist Prashant Kanojia was arrested for defamation for tweeting a video of a woman who professed her love for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Prashant Kanojia's arrest underscores need to revisit law on criminal defamation, restrictions on right to free speech
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Prashant Kanojia's arrest underscores need to revisit law on criminal defamation, restrictions on right to free speech

Today, fear of criminal sanctions under the law of criminal defamation forces people to refrain from exercising their right to freedom of speech and expression.

SC to hear plea challenging arrest of journalist Prashant Kanojia accused of making 'objectionable comment' against Yogi Adityanath
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SC to hear plea challenging arrest of journalist Prashant Kanojia accused of making 'objectionable comment' against Yogi Adityanath

SC has agreed to hear a plea challenging the arrest of journalist Prashant Kanojia, who has been accused of making an objectionable comment against UP CM Yogi Adityanath on social media, on Tuesday.

Editor's Guild condemns 'arrest' of journalist for tweet on Yogi Adityanath, says police action was 'misuse of laws'
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Editor's Guild condemns 'arrest' of journalist for tweet on Yogi Adityanath, says police action was 'misuse of laws'

Kanojia had shared a video on Twitter and Facebook where a woman is seen speaking to reporters of various media organisations outside the chief minister's office.

Journalist Prashant Kanojia arrested for ‘objectionable’ social media post about Yogi Adityanath; charged with defamation, sections of ITA
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Journalist Prashant Kanojia arrested for ‘objectionable’ social media post about Yogi Adityanath; charged with defamation, sections of ITA

A journalist has been arrested for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said.

Journalist booked for sharing 'objectionable' social media post against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath
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Journalist booked for sharing 'objectionable' social media post against Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

A journalist has been booked for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said.