Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Journalist Murder

Jessica Lall's Sister Sabrina Dies Due To Organ Failure In Gurugram

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sabrina was ailing for a long and was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. Her last rites will be performed on today afternoon.

Taliban Verified Indian Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui’s Identity Before Brutally Executing Him, Reveals US Report

Jul 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to the report, Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan, nor was he simply a collateral damage.

Global Media Watchdogs Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.

Al Qaeda Leader, 3 Others Charged In Daniel Pearl's Murder Walk Free Tomorrow

Dec 25, 2020 PTI

Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, was abducted and beheaded for investigating links between Pakistan's spy agency ISI and al-Qaeda

Three Held For Killing Journalist In UP; Used Sanitiser To Burn House

An alcohol-based sanitiser was used to burn the house in Kalwari village so that the murder could look like an accident.

22 July, 2020

People Were Promised 'Ram Raj', But Got 'Gundaraj': Rahul Slams UP Govt For Journalist's Murder


'Journalist Vikram Joshi was killed for opposing the molestation of his niece. My condolences to the bereaved family. The promise was of giving 'Ram Raj', but gave 'Gundaraj', Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

22 July, 2020

Ghaziabad Journalist Shot In Head In Front Of His Daughters Dies In Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

The attack came days after Vikram Joshi, who works with a local daily, lodged a complaint at the local Vijay Nagar police post against some people for harassing his niece on July 16.

06 July, 2020

COVID-19 Positive Journalist Kills Self By Jumping Off AIIMS Building In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The journalist worked with a Hindi daily and was a resident of northeast Delhi's Bhajanpura.

01 May, 2020

Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden


Sajid Hussain was the chief editor of the Baluchistan Times, an online magazine he had set up, in which he wrote about drug trafficking, forced disappearances and a long-running insurgency.

23 December, 2019

Saudi Court Sentences Five To Death Over Jamal Khashoggi Murder


Five people have been sentenced to death over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but two top figures investigated over the killing have been exonerated, Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said.

09 December, 2019

Guwahati-Based Senior TOI Journalist Naresh Mitra Succumbs To Injuries

Outlook Web Bureau

Initially, it was believed that Mitra may have been hit from behind by a vehicle. But doctors who operated on him later said it was more likely to have been a case of assault.


02 November, 2019

Mamata Banerjee To Roll Out Scheme To Provide Financial Assistance To Journalists

Outlook Web Bureau

November 2 is marked as the 'International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists' after a resolution condemning attacks and violence against journalists and media workers

30 September, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Takes ‘Full Responsibility’ But Denies Ordering Journalist’s Murder

Associated Press (AP)

Asked if he ordered the murder of Khashoggi, who had criticized him in columns for The Washington Post, Prince Mohammed bin Salman replied: "Absolutely not." The slaying was "a mistake," he said.

19 August, 2019

Uttar Pradesh Becoming 'Hatya Pradesh': Akhilesh Yadav Attacks Yogi Government Over 6 Murders In 24 Hours


Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and BSP supremo Mayawati put out tweets critical of the Yogi Adityanath government, a day after a photojournalist and his brother were shot dead in Saharanpur, following an altercation over disposal of cow dung.

18 August, 2019

Journalist, Brother Shot Dead In Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the kin of the deceased.

10 July, 2019

Pakistan News Anchor Shot Dead Over Personal Dispute: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Mureed Abbas, who worked for Bol News channel, was gunned down during a fight over a personal dispute in Karachi’s Khayaban-e-Bukhari area on Tuesday night.

29 June, 2019

Nobody Has Directly Pointed Finger At Saudi Crown Prince: Donald Trump On Khashoggi's Murder

Outlook Web Bureau

'I am extremely angry and unhappy' about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi's consulate in Istanbul, US President Donald Trump said.


19 June, 2019

'Credible Evidence' Linking Saudi Crown Prince To Jamal Khashoggi's Murder: UN Expert

Outlook Web Bureau

The expert has said that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres should launch an international criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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