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Voices Demanding the Release of Kashmir Journalist Grow- Online Campaign Launched

September 03 An online campaign has been launched demanding the release of Kashmiri journalist, Asif Sultan who had been arrested on August 27 During a nocturnal raid at his residence in Batamaloo in the summer capital of Jammu Kashmir, Srinagar. After Kashmiri Journalists and Journalist bodies worldwide have demanded the ...

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Police Book Kashmiri Journalist Under Militancy case

September 01 A Kashmir based journalist Asif Sultan who works for Kashmir Narrator and has been under Police custody for the past six days has been booked in a Militancy case. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the journalist was arrested from his home during a nocturnal raid and his phone, ...

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After Report on Kashmir, Al Jazeera may soon Disappear from Indian TVs

August 26 Al Jazeera, the international News Channel has landed into trouble likely after post it telecasted a report on the situation in Jammu Kashmir which many believe has upset the Indian Security Agencies. The Channel may soon have to stop broadcasting throughout India as the Indian Home Ministry has ...

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Why Stop foreign journalists from Reporting from Kashmir, asks Omar

August 01 The Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday wondered if the situation in Jammu Kashmir had deteriorated so much that the government was afraid of allowing any foreign correspondents to report freely from the state. Annie Gowen, the India bureau chief of Washington Post, tweeted on Tuesday that ...

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30- Mostly Islamic Channels to be Banned in Jammu Kashmir

July 18 In order to tackle the unrest in Jammu Kashmir, the state Governor has ordered the closure of 30 Pakistani and Islamic channels from cable operators of the Valley. These channels have been banned in the instructions issued by the Home Department. The Department said that these channels are ...

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Army Colonel Involved in the Murder of Journalist Gauri Lankesh

July 06 In a major breakthrough in the investigation to the murder of Bangalore based journalist Gauri Lankesh, the SIT probing the case suspects that four top-level leaders of a pro-Hindutva outfit were the ones who conceived the plot to kill her and other rationalists. The outfit is asserted to ...

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We are not Entertainers, Lessons for Indian News Anchors

June 27 This is no decoding the DA Vinci Code or learning the Pythagoras theorem, this is basic common sense, primary learning, We as journalists are not army men holding guns firing at our enemies, even Army soldiers cannot prevent wars, they can only fight them. But lately some ‘Cuckoo land’ news ...

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