Tag Archives: press freedom

I Never Touched Black Money: NDTV’s Prannoy Roy

Beseiged with CBI raids at his home in Delhi and Dehradun, NDTV founder Prannoy Roy on Friday castigated the case as “ridiculous and a concocted set of facts” and asserted that he and his wife “never touched black money and never bribed even a single person.” Speaking at the Press Club of India on Friday, Prannoy Roy vowed to fight ...

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CBI Raids NDTV Founder Prannoy Roy’s Home, Why?

NDTV Founders Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy are “facing the music” for what they have stood for. This morning , CBI has knocked at their door with search warrants in an apparent case involving NDTV and ICICI Bank over Rs.48 Crore loan. While ICICI remained silent on the case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said the raids ...

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In bringing back 66A, warnings from Turkey, Russia loom large

By Aparna Kalra  Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra is still anxious a month after the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional a controversial law that led to his arrest for e-mailing a cartoon mocking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. On April 27, his lawyer will rise in a court in Kolkata and ask that a chargesheet filed against the ...

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