Times Now First Denies Airing Doctored Video, Then Concedes it Did

BY SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN ON Times Now’s Doctored video showing JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar had raised anti-India slogans Times Now has accused The Wire of running a “factually inaccurate” story about the showing of a doctored video on the channel. The charge is laughable. The story in question is an article by me, published on February 19, 2016 titled On Kanhaiya: It is Time to Stand Up and Be Counted. … Continue reading Times Now First Denies Airing Doctored Video, Then Concedes it Did

Editors Guild Condemns ABVP Threats to Siddharth Vardarajan

  New Delhi: In a statement issued on Saturday, the Editors Guild of India strongly condemned “the blatant acts of intimidation and threats to Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor of The Wire, by student members of the ABVP in Allahabad University that forced the police to intervene to escort him to safety.” Varadarajan had been invited to deliver a public lecture on ‘Loktantra, media aur abhivyakti ki … Continue reading Editors Guild Condemns ABVP Threats to Siddharth Vardarajan