London, June 17: Indian-born Amol Rajan has been appointed editor of the London morning daily The Independent, making him Fleet Street’s first non-white editor, the newspaper reported Monday.
Aligarh, June 14: Vice President Hamid Ansari and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will inaugurate the 17th Biennial National Conference of the National Union of Journalists (India) here Saturday.
Kolkata, June 13: The prime suspect in the recent attacks on two journalists from Bengali news channels in North 24 Parganas district was arrested from Bihar Thursday, police said.
Kolkata, June 11: Over 500 journalists from Kolkata and other districts Tuesday took out a march protesting against the recent attacks on two journalists from Bengali news channels by alleged Trinamool Congress activists.
Washington, June 11: A seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports and a reporter investigating corruption in Russia have won a prestigious journalism award.
Shillong, June 9: Meghalaya Labour Minister Mazel Amapreen Lyngdoh Sunday said that journalists were the most “unfortunate” professionals.
Agartala, June 8: A court in Agartala Saturday sent Tripura newspaper editor Sushil Choudhury to two days judicial custody in a triple murder case, an official said.
Kolkata, June 8: Eleven more people were arrested Saturday in connection with the attack on two TV journalists in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 14, police said.
Kolkata, June 7: The Indian Journalists Association Friday condemned the “brutal attack” on journalists in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganaas distict and asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to take action against the culprits and ensure security for mediapersons.