In Ballia In 1981 To Cover the Rape of a Young Dalit Girl

SEEMA MUSTAFA | 31 MAY, 2019     It was 1981. I was a cub reporter in the Indian Express covering crime, plus everything else that took my fancy. It was a delightful period, post Emergency when journalism and journalists were charged with new passion, a “we will not allow any government interference” mood. The Indian Express was a reporters newspaper, never really belonging to … Continue reading In Ballia In 1981 To Cover the Rape of a Young Dalit Girl

The Editors Guild of India strongly condemns Union Ministry of Information Broadcasting to take NDTV India off the air for a day

The Editors Guild of India strongly condemns the unprecedented decision of the inter-ministerial committee of the Union Ministry of Information Broadcasting to take NDTV India off the air for a day and demands that the order be immediately rescinded. The ostensible reason for the order as reported is that the channel’s coverage of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016 that the government claims … Continue reading The Editors Guild of India strongly condemns Union Ministry of Information Broadcasting to take NDTV India off the air for a day