'Achhe Din Door Ast'? India at 133 rank in World Press Freedom Index
20.04.16 - pt team

'Achhe Di'n are still far away for Indian media persons.
 India ranks abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries, in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index which says Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems "indifferent” to the threats posed to journalists.
The 2016 ‘World Press Freedom ...

Journalists Feel Heat Under Modi’s Rule
15.04.16 - Soni Sangwan*

 Indian journalist Malini Subramaniam was forced to leave the restive state of Chhattisgarh after reporting articles that criticized the government.
Journalist Malini Subramaniam knew she was ruffling a few feathers when she published a series of articles criticizing a government shutdown of schools in central India’s ...

Chhattisgarh has arrested an 'absconding' doctor who was a lifeline for the poor
26.03.16 - Raksha Kumar*

Lying on a bed in Apollo Hospital in the industrial town of Bhilai, Dr Saibal Jana smiles and welcomes swarms of colleagues who come to visit him. His high spirits belie the fact that he is under arrest.

Dr Jana, chief physician of Shaheed Hospital in ...

Will Mehbooba say 'Bharat Mata ki Jai'? asks AAP leader
25.03.16 - pt team

Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra on Friday sought to know from the BJP if PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti will chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' before taking oath as the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister?
According to IANS report, both the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the ...

'The atmosphere of intolerance is growing' – public appeal by retired officers
21.03.16 - pt team

A group of retired civil servants 'urge a return to the civilised and civilisational discourse of the Constitution of India.' 
Full text of the statement issued by 17 retired civil servants belonging to different All India and Central Services who have worked in the Government of ...




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