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SC grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia, says right to liberty non-negotiable

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia on bail, saying it had no intention to sit back and watch a citizen deprived of his personal liberty for his tweets. Mr. Kanojia's family claims he was picked up from his ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

I stand by what he tweeted, remark was made on lighter note: Wife of arrested journalist Prashant Kanojia

The wife of journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Tuesday said the Supreme Court decision to grant him bail has reaffirmed her belief in the ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

SC orders immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia on bail

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia on bail, saying it has no intention to sit back and watch a citizen deprived of his personal liberty for his social media posts. Mr. Kanojia's family claims he was picked ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

प्रशांत कनौजिया मामले में कौन सही कौन ग़लत

सिर्फ़ प्रशांत के खिलाफ़ कार्रवाई क्यों हुई?" उत्तर प्रदेश पुलिस प्रमुख ओपी सिंह से तमाम कोशिशों के बावजूद इन आरोपों पर बात नहीं हो पाई लेकिन मामले के जांच अधिकारी वृजेंद्र कुमार मिश्र जगीशा अरोड़ा के आरोपों से इनकार करते हैं. वृजेंद्र के मुताबिक चार पुलिसकर्मी प्रशांत कनौजिया के घर गए थे, उन्होंने पुलिस की यूनिफॉर्म पहनी हुई थी और उन्होंने गिरफ़्तारी का कारण बताया गया था. वो कहते हैं, "स्थानीय पुलिस को टीम (गिरफ़्तारी के बारे में) बताकर आई थी." वृजेंद्र मिश्रा के मुताबिक़ वो ख़ुद टीम में शामिल नहीं थे. उधर वकील अर्जुन शेओरान गिरफ़्तारी को "गिरफ़्तारी नहीं ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Rajneeti Podcast | UP journalist Prashant Kanojia's bail - A moment of victory or alarm for freedom of expression?

Freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia was arrested by the UP police on June 8 for posting a tweet about the state's Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The 'objectionable' tweet contained a video in which a woman claimed that she had sent a marriage proposal ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019