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Coronavirus Outbreak: Editors Guild of India criticises govt stance on news coverage, objects to UP cops' action against The Wire
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Editors Guild of India criticises govt stance on news coverage, objects to UP cops' action against The Wire

In a statement published on Twitter, the Editors Guild of India stated that it finds the advice of the Supreme Court 'gratuitous and unnecessary.'

P Chidambaram slams Uttar Pradesh govt for 'deplorable act' of filing FIR against journalist, calls it suppression of media freedom
India

P Chidambaram slams Uttar Pradesh govt for 'deplorable act' of filing FIR against journalist, calls it suppression of media freedom

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the FIR against a senior journalist for his comments on Twitter against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it is a "deplorable" act intended to suppress media freedom.

UP Police books The Wire editor over 'disreputable' Twitter remarks on Yogi Adityanath; website's founding editors call charges 'politically motivated'
India

UP Police books The Wire editor over 'disreputable' Twitter remarks on Yogi Adityanath; website's founding editors call charges 'politically motivated'

The FIR against The Wire editor Siddharth Varadarajan also mentioned his remark, questioning Adityanath's participation at a religious ceremony at the Ramjanmabhoomi site in Ayodhya during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Supreme Court to hear The Wire’s plea on 27 August in criminal defamation case filed against it by Jay Shah
India

Supreme Court to hear The Wire’s plea on 27 August in criminal defamation case filed against it by Jay Shah

The Supreme Court said it would hear on 27 August, the pleas of news portal 'The Wire' in a criminal defamation case filed against them by Jay Shah.

Jay Shah defamation case: SC asks Gujarat court not to initiate proceedings against The Wire, journalist till 12 April
India

Jay Shah defamation case: SC asks Gujarat court not to initiate proceedings against The Wire, journalist till 12 April

The apex court also asked Jay Shah and other who filed the case against The Wire to file their responses within two weeks to the journalists' plea.

Gujarat High Court rules that The Wire must face trial for defamation in Jay Amit Shah case
India

Gujarat High Court rules that The Wire must face trial for defamation in Jay Amit Shah case

The Gujarat High Court on Monday rejected a petition filed by news portal 'The Wire' seeking quashing of a criminal defamation case filed against it by BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay over an article related to his company.

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court rejects The Wire's plea challenging gag order by Ahmedabad court
India

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court rejects The Wire's plea challenging gag order by Ahmedabad court

The Gujarat High Court rejected a petition by 'The Wire' challenging a gag order passed by a lower court in a civil defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah over an article published by the news portal

Ahmedabad court adjourns Jay Shah defamation case to 16 December as he seeks exemption from appearance
India

Ahmedabad court adjourns Jay Shah defamation case to 16 December as he seeks exemption from appearance

A court in Ahmedabad on Monday adjourned the hearing in the criminal defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah against news portal 'The Wire' to 16 December.

Jay Amit Shah vs The Wire as it happened: Ahmedabad court shifts case to 16 October; businessman's lawyer fails to turn up
India

Jay Amit Shah vs The Wire as it happened: Ahmedabad court shifts case to 16 October; businessman's lawyer fails to turn up

Jay Amit Shah filed his affidavit in court No. 13 of additional chief metropolitan magistrate SK Gadhvi, who later ordered a court of enquiry under Section 202 of Criminal Procedure Code.

Gauri Lankesh murdered: South Asia Media Defenders Network demands swift probe in journalist's death
India

Gauri Lankesh murdered: South Asia Media Defenders Network demands swift probe in journalist's death

An informal association of editors expressed sadness and anger at the gunning down of the leading of journalist Gauri Lankesh outside her home in Bengaluru on 5 September.

Malini Parthasarathy quits as the Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu
India

Malini Parthasarathy quits as the Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu

A year and a half after two high-profile resignations in The Hindu, another senior person has quit the Chennai-based newspaper. Malini Parthasarthy, the editor of The Hindu, has resigned from her position.

P Sainath, Praveen Swami quit The Hindu citing unpleasant working conditions
Life

P Sainath, Praveen Swami quit The Hindu citing unpleasant working conditions

The spate of high profile resignations in Indian media continues, with the latest in news being The Hindu. According to reports, senior editors P Sainath and Praveen Swami have quit the organisation. While Swami is all set to join The Indian Express, Sainath is expected to go on a break for a while before taking up regular assignments.

Siddharth Varadarajan quits The Hindu: Here's a look at the family tree
Business

Siddharth Varadarajan quits The Hindu: Here's a look at the family tree

After Siddharth Varadarajan's dramatic exit from The Hindu, we bring you a family tree of Kasturi and Sons family that runs The Hindu.

I quit: The Hindu's editor-in-chief Varadarajan resigns on Twitter
Business

I quit: The Hindu's editor-in-chief Varadarajan resigns on Twitter

Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, announced his resignation from the newspaper reportedly on Twitter, after about two years after he took over the reins from N Ram as the first professional editor of The Hindu.

It's official: N Ravi made editor-in-chief, Malini P editor of The Hindu
Business

It's official: N Ravi made editor-in-chief, Malini P editor of The Hindu

In a comeback of sorts, N. Ravi has taken over as Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu, and Malini Parthasarathy as Editor of The Hindu after Siddharth Varadarajan resigned as the editor of The Hindu.

How is Tahir-Ul-Qadri mobilising numbers without Pak Army support?
World

How is Tahir-Ul-Qadri mobilising numbers without Pak Army support?

Tahir Ul Qadri, Pakistan's anti-corruption crusader has to face several unanswered questions. Is he trying to derail the elections by riding on a soft military coup?

Jayalalithaa files complaints against The Hindu, Nakkeeran
Politics

Jayalalithaa files complaints against The Hindu, Nakkeeran

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister filed separate complaints in the Principal Sessions court accusing them of publishing 'derogatory and defamatory' comments against her about her eating habits.

The Hindu finds an ad crass - but who defines 'crass'?
Brands

The Hindu finds an ad crass - but who defines 'crass'?

If crassness becomes a ground for refusing to accept an ad, a large percentage of ads that we see currently would never have made it.