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.
Siddique Kappan was arrested on October 5 by the UP police while he was on his way to Hathras and hasn't been allowed to meet his lawyers or family since then.
The family members of the journalist, Suraj Pande, allege that he was killed and his body thrown on the railway track in Sadar Kotwali area.
The Raigad crime branch found Goswami was active on social media using somebody's mobile phone
Seema Mustafa, President of Editors Guild of India (EGI), spoke to Outlook about the recent spate of arrests of journalists across the country and her views on an independent press.
Arnab Goswami was arrested on Wednesday morning in Mumbai for allegedly abetting the suicide of 53-year-old interior designer Anvay Naik.
Manipuri journalist Kishore Chandra Wangkhem continues to be detained without bail for over a month.
Press Association, Press Club of India reassure that journalists will fully cooperate
While senior journalists Seema Mustafa and MD Nalapat are vying for the post of President, Sanjay Kapoor is pitted against Smita Prakash of ANI for the post of general secretary.
Stanzin Desal, editor of a Leh based fortnightly newspaper, Reach Ladakh Bulletin, says journalism in the region is growing and people have started realizing its importance.
The magazine alleged that the mob in Northeast Delhi physically assaulted the staffers, threatened to kill them and also used communal slurs.
Bari Weiss said she was openly smeared and demeaned by colleagues at The New York Times who didn't fear their behaviour would be checked.
A comparison that ‘both-sides’ journalism inherently allows is infinitely more trustworthy and credible than the one-sided ‘righteous’ fare some of us tend to force down on those who consume our news, writes Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee.
The both-sides trope recognises and dignifies hate as a ‘side’. It works as an equaliser, often between a victim and a perpetrator.
In a statement, the Guild said it notes with concern a growing pattern of misuse of criminal laws to intimidate journalists in different parts of the country.
Three journalists -- The Hindu correspondent Peerzada Ashiq, Gowhar Geelani and photojournalist Masrat Zahra -- have been booked by police.
At a time when coverage of local sports in Kolkata was on the wane, Samir Goswami was one of the few journalists who would devotedly cover first division cricket, hockey league as well as of lower-division football
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.