Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.
The quick-tempered former army commander, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is known for his unpredictable behavior.
The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)
The two journalists had shared a photo of him along with his daughter with a 'salacious intent', police said.
Representing the journalists in the JWC meeting, Santosh Thakur thanked the Prime Minister for the gesture
Mandeep Punia alleged that the police interfered with his work and said the incident had strengthened his resolve to continue with his work.
Earlier, on Thursday, the UP police had filed FIRs against six journalists and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for their social media posts on the Republic Day tractor rally.
The sitting BJP MLA from Chhabra constituency Pratap Singh Singhvi demanded that a law should be enforced in the state to ensure the safety and protection of journalists.
Reacting to the development, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, 'Those who fear truth arrest honest journalists.'
The Sindh government and family of Pearl filed petitions in the apex court, challenging the high court verdict.
According to the short verdict, the bench also directed to release the suspect. One member of the bench opposed the decision.
Police official said the journalists aired the news report which alleged that several government school students 'shivered in biting cold while government officials were busy with an event'.
Following a complaint filed with the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Senior TV journalist Nidhi Razdan has now filed a complaint with the Delhi Police
Journalist Kappan and three others were arrested by Mathura police on October 5 when they were on their way to a village in Hathras to meet the family of gangrape victim.
FIRs were filed against Amish Devgan for his alleged defamatory remark against saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a news debate on June 15.
'Investigation conducted so far has found some shocking findings,' Solicitor General Tushar Mehta tells the bench.
An alcohol-based sanitiser was used to burn the house in Kalwari village so that the murder could look like an accident.
Law officer says the meeting was not denied earlier also and even now, the lawyer can go and meet him in jail.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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