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

Netflix's Ozark: In the run up to season 3, a look back at what makes the neo-noir show a global success
Entertainment

Netflix's Ozark: In the run up to season 3, a look back at what makes the neo-noir show a global success

A Netflix ‘original’ crime series, Ozark was released in July 2017, and is one of the most-streamed web-shows of the last decade. As a noir drama, the show has a generic antecedent in film history. It is a modern derivative of the film noir – the stylish, dark and brooding crime dramas that came out of Hollywood in the 1940s.

The Wire withdraws petitions seeking quashing of defamation cases filed by Jay Amit Shah in Supreme Court
India

The Wire withdraws petitions seeking quashing of defamation cases filed by Jay Amit Shah in Supreme Court

News website The Wire on Tuesday withdrew its petitions challenging the cases of defamation filed against it by BJP president Amit Shah's son, Jay. In 2017, Jay had filed cases of criminal and civil defamation against the editors of the website for a report on his "business affairs", and sought Rs 100 crore in damages.

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.

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

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.

The Wire's external committee suspends probe into sexual harassment allegations against Vinod Dua
India

The Wire's external committee suspends probe into sexual harassment allegations against Vinod Dua

Vinod Dua was accused of sexual harassment by Nishtha Jain in a Facebook post on October 17, 2018 in what has come to be recognised as the second wave of the #MeToo movement in India

Rafale Deal row: Anil Ambani's Reliance Infrastructure slaps The Wire with Rs 6,000-crore defamation suit
India

Rafale Deal row: Anil Ambani's Reliance Infrastructure slaps The Wire with Rs 6,000-crore defamation suit

The Reliance Group has alleged that The Wire's coverage of the controversy was "false" and that statements made during the discussion were "wholly incorrect and misleading, made with a deliberate pre-determined motive to harm and injure the reputation"

Alok Verma hearing in SC: CJI furious at 'leaked' report in The Wire; Fali Nariman says published stories not classified
India

Alok Verma hearing in SC: CJI furious at 'leaked' report in The Wire; Fali Nariman says published stories not classified

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi handed over a report published in The Wire to Fali Nariman, one of Verma's lawyers, which had contents of Verma's response which was supposed to be in sealed cover, reports said. Bar and Bench reported that Gogoi was "deeply upset" about the leak. The Wire issued a clarification, claiming that the reports were on Verma's responses to questions the CVC put to him.

Full text: The Wire issues statement apologising for manner in which charges against Vinod Dua were 'trivialised'
India

Full text: The Wire issues statement apologising for manner in which charges against Vinod Dua were 'trivialised'

The Wire on Saturday answered questions about the allegations against Dua and said that it does not agree with Dua's dismissal of the #MeToo movement.

The Wire says Vinod Dua's accuser hasn't filed a complaint yet, external committee to probe matter
India

The Wire says Vinod Dua's accuser hasn't filed a complaint yet, external committee to probe matter

The Wire on Wednesday issued a fresh statement on the allegations of sexual harassment against senior journalist and its consulting editor Vinod Dua.

The Wire's Sidharth Bhatia files police complaint against Twitter accounts accusing him of sexual harassment
India

The Wire's Sidharth Bhatia files police complaint against Twitter accounts accusing him of sexual harassment

Sidharth Bhatia has filed a complaint with the Cyber Cell of the Mumbai Police to investigate these accounts which he says are 'fake handles created by someone to malign me'

Vinod Dua issues statement on sexual harassment accusation against him on The Wire podcast, mocks #MeToo movement
India

Vinod Dua issues statement on sexual harassment accusation against him on The Wire podcast, mocks #MeToo movement

Vinod Dua denied the allegation levelled against him, and called it a "figment of someone's imagination".

#MeToo in India: The Wire's founder Sidharth Bhatia denies allegations of harassment
India

#MeToo in India: The Wire's founder Sidharth Bhatia denies allegations of harassment

Sidharth Bhatia, who has been accused of alleged harassment and making inappropriate comments, has denied the allegations, adding that if the accuser comes out with details about the alleged incident, he would be ready to face an inquiry

Supreme Court asks Jay Shah to consider out of court settlement with The Wire even as media house refuses to apologise
Politics

Supreme Court asks Jay Shah to consider out of court settlement with The Wire even as media house refuses to apologise

The Foundation for Independent Journalism, which owns the news portal, has moved the top court against Jay Shah who has filed a civil suit to seek damages of Rs 100 crore.

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat HC to hear review plea of gag order against The Wire today
India

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat HC to hear review plea of gag order against The Wire today

The Gujarat High Court admitted a review petition against its ruling a restoring gag order against news portal The Wire.

The Wire tells SC no question of settlement in Jay Shah defamation case, article published in public interest
India

The Wire tells SC no question of settlement in Jay Shah defamation case, article published in public interest

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the defamation case of The Wire to the first week of July as the news portal refused a settlement saying the article on BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah was published in public interest.

David Simon, creator of the acclaimed TV series The Wire, to develop a show based on Spanish civil war
Entertainment

David Simon, creator of the acclaimed TV series The Wire, to develop a show based on Spanish civil war

David Simon has teamed up with thriller writers Dennis Lehane and George Pelecanos, who both worked with him on the American series, The Wire.