Free Press Journal
  • ‘In India, media outlets critical of govt pressured’

    Washington : The Trump administration on Saturday claimed that in India, media outlets critical of the government were allegedly pressured or harassed in 2017. “The Constitution (of India) provides for freedom of speech and expression, but it does not explicitly mention freedom of the press. The government (of India) generally respected these rights, although there were instances in which the government allegedly pressured or harassed media outlets critical of the government,” US

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    SIT to conduct narco test on Gauri Lankesh murder accused

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): The special investigation team probing the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh will conduct a narcoanalysis test on accused K T Naveen Kumar. Hindu Yuva Sene’s Naveen was arrested and named as one of the accused in the case on March 9. Earlier on March 5, five days SIT custody was granted to Naveen by the Bengaluru Magistrate Court in regards to the same. On March 3, the Karnataka

  • ‘I don’t want to end up like Gauri Lankesh or Afrazul Khan’: ‘Humans of Hindutva’ deletes Facebook page

    A Facebook page called ‘Humans of Hindutva’ who used to parody ‘Right Wing Ideology’ was shut down by administrator after receiving death threats to him and his family, “I have no desire to end up like Gauri Lankesh or Afrazul Khan” says the administrator. The page was inspired by ‘Humans Of New York’ and it wrote idiom on current events, casteism, moral policing, gau rakshaks attacks, etc.

  • Lankesh case: SIT releases suspect sketches

    Bengaluru : The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the killing of Gauri Lankesh on Saturday released the sketches of suspects, along with footage obtained from CCTV cameras installed near the slain journalist’s house. Lankesh was gunned down by unidentified assailants in front of her residence here on September 5. The 21-member SIT released the sketches, prepared on the basis of information collected from witnesses, and the CCTV footage more than five weeks

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    ‘Dangerous’ trend of eliminating opposition & liberal values: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: Voicing its concern over the ‘dangerous trend’ of targeting people who hold ‘liberal values and principles,’ the Bombay High Court on Thursday said that such a tendency is bringing disrepute to the country. The court even made a reference to the shocking murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead last month at her residence in Bengaluru.

  • “I am not such a fool to give back my national awards”: Prakash Raj

    Veteran actor Prakash Raj has been making news since yesterday when it emerged that he claimed that he’s going to give back his National Awards. As per reports, he said so to protest against the murder of Gauri Lankesh. The senior journalist was assassinated outside her house by unknown persons on September 2. She was a good friend of Prakash Raj and both knew each other since 30 years.

  • Got clues about Gauri Lankesh murder case: Min

    Bengaluru : Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Monday claimed the Special Investigation Team probing the killing of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh has got clues and is in the process of gathering evidence, reports PTI.

  • Rahul Gandhi’s Berkeley speech: Did Yuvraj of Congress jump the gun or state harsh facts?

    Rahul Rajiv Gandhi, the vice-president of Indian National Congress (INC) is a polarising politician. The ‘Yuvraj’ of Congress has been a parliamentarian for the past 13 years and has always been talked about as the natural heir of the Congress party. Congress, which was in power during 2004-14 suffered a colossus defeat in the 2014 general elections, and could only muster 44 seats and were wiped out of the electoral map of

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    Karnataka government sends to MHA report on Gauri Lankesh murder

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has received a report from the Karnataka government on the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by unidentified persons in Bangalore, an official said. The state chief secretary in his factual report gavedetailed account of the sensational killing and the follow upaction by the police.

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    Unfair to politicise Gauri Lankesh murder

    It is most unfortunate how the murder of a Bengaluru-based journalist, Gauri Lankesh, is being politicized by vested political interests to suit their ends. The cold-blooded murder as she got down from her car and sought to enter her home on returning from her office is being used to sway potential voters in the Assembly elections slated in Karnataka in a few months. It was unseemly how Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, CPI(M) chief Sitaram