Ensure Soni Sori’s safety: Make Chattisgarh administration take effective steps

We appeal to our readers to contact the authorities to ensure that the administration takes effective steps to ensure Adivasi Activist, Teacher and Aam Aadmi Party candidate Soni Sori’s safety. Make administration responsible- Dantewada SP – 07856 – 252224; 9479194300 Dantewada DM – 07856-252455; 7587700111; 9479194313/07856 244437 – Amit Kataria , Bastar collector, 094 25 580306 RN Dash, SP, Bastar, +91 94 79 194003 Soni … Continue reading Ensure Soni Sori’s safety: Make Chattisgarh administration take effective steps

Indian Women’s Press Corps protests intimidation of Malini Subramaniam

The Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) in a Press Statement has said “It protests intimidation and harassment of woman journalist.” IWPC  in Delhi has expressed shock and concern over the reported harassment and intimidation of a woman journalist by alleged functionaries of the BJP and Congress in Jagdalpur, Bastar. Malini Subramaniam, a contributor to an online news portal Scroll.in was reportedly harassed at the instigation of … Continue reading Indian Women’s Press Corps protests intimidation of Malini Subramaniam

Whose journalism is it anyway? – Suvojit Bagchi

Journalists of Bastar are often exposed to serious security threats by Maoists who want to release a statement or by the police who want to gather information Sometime in the early summer of 2013, while preparing for a motorbike ride in the forests of Bastar, the State administration came up with a request to this correspondent — to mediate with left-wing rebels to recover the … Continue reading Whose journalism is it anyway? – Suvojit Bagchi