Journalist Chandra K Hemmadi facing 21 cases

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Udupi  : The Udupi District Principal and Pocso Special Court extended the judicial custody of journalist Chandra K Hemmadi, who is facing charges of sexually assaulting children, up to January 11. He was produced before the court after his judicial custody ended on December 31. There are 21 cases registered against him under Pocso Act at […]

Journalist Naveen Soorinje acquitted of all charges in Home Stay Attack case

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: The 6th Additional District and Sessions Court has aqcuitted journalist Naveen Soorinje accused no 44 in the 2012 home stay attack case. Mr Soorinje and another journalist identified as Sharan had exposed the incident of home stay attack by videotaping the attack done by a pro-Hindutva outfit on July 20th 2012. Following a complaint […]

Journalist arrested for provocative speech

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Kodagu: The Gonikoppa police, on Monday night arrested a journalist for derogatory remarks made against Prophet Mohammed while opposing the government-organised Tipu Jayanthi celebrations. The arrested, Santhosh Thammaiah works as an editor at Hosadigantha(Jnanabharathi Prakashana). Reportedly Santhosh had delivered a defamatory speech against Prophet Mohammed at the ‘Tipu KaraalaDinagalu’ programme held at Freedom Fighters Hall […]

Journalist’s Brand Mangaluru programme inaugurated

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Brand Mangaluru, a joint initiative by the Dakshina Kannada District Working Journalists Union (DKDWJU), Mangaluru Press Club and Pathrika Bhavan Trust was inaugurated at  TMA pai convention hall Mangaluru on Sunday October 14. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. Addressing the gathering Chief Minister said, Journalist should see the […]

Woman journalist, 32, hacked to death at her home

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Subarna Nodi

Dhaka: A woman journalist of a television channel in Bangladesh has been hacked to death with a sharp-edged weapon by some unidentified assailants at her home, media reports said today. Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper. She lived in Radhanagar […]

Prime suspect Parashuram Waghmare arrested in Gauri Lankesh murder

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Parashuram Waghmare

Bengaluru : The Special Investigation Team of the Karnataka Police, which is investigating the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, has arrested another suspect on Tuesday. Lankesh was killed outside her home in Bengaluru on September 5. The investigation team said it arrested 26-year-old Parashuram Waghmare from Sindhagi in Vijaypura district of the state. Waghmare was […]

Justice for Kashimiri girl Journalist names his daughter ‘Asifa A Raj’

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Kasargod : A day after tribal girl in Kashmir was assaulted a journalist from Nileshwar has named his newborn baby as Asifa A Raj. The journalist, Rajit Ram, created a Facebook post which went viral with over 25,000 likes over 16,000 shares in a short span. Rajit Ram from Nileshwar, who works as sub-editor for […]

Journalist Dies in Mangaluru Bound KSRTC Bus

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Mangaluru: A journalist and Bengaluru resident died in a Mangaluru bound KSRTC Volvo bus during his journey from Bengaluru to Uppinangady where he was planned to catch another bus to reach Madikeri. The deceased has been identified as Yathish D (57), a resident of GM Palya in Bengaluru. He worked as a journalist in Karnataka […]

Journalist, Environmentalist Jayanth Padubidri Passes Away

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
jayanth padubidri

Udupi: Dakshina Kannada based journalist, environmentalist Jayanth Padubidri (58) has passed away on Friday after some severe health issues. Being a journalist he served the people as an activist and was successful to shut two corporate companies which indirectly affect the lives of the people in Dakshina Kannada. The deceased began his career at Udayavani […]

Veteran journalist Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Chennai: Veteran journalist, former Rajya Sabha member and political commentator Cho Ramaswamy (82) died here today following illness. Fondly addressed as Cho, he was suffering from illness and breathed his last at a private hospital this morning, sources close to his family said. He is survived by wife, son and daughter. Ramaswamy was founder editor […]

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