Dangerous Pursuit

Appendix: Journalists murdered in India

Cases of journalists murdered in direct retaliation for their work between 1992 and July 2016. A full list of journalists killed in relation to their work, alongside cases that CPJ is investigating, can be found here. Details of CPJ's methodology for killed cases can be found here.

Rajdev Ranjan, Hindustan

May 13, 2016 in Siwan, Bihar, India

Karun Misra, Jansandesh Times

February 13, 2016, in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Jagendra Singh, Freelance

June 8, 2015, in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

MVN Shankar, Andhra Prabha

November 26, 2014, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Tarun Kumar Acharya, Kanak TV, Sambad

May 27, 2014, in Khallikote, Odisha, India

Sai Reddy, Deshbandhu

December 6, 2013, in Bijapur District, Chhattisgarh, India

Rakesh Sharma, Aaj

August 23, 2013, in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India

Narendra Dabholkar, Sadhana

August 20, 2013, in Pune, Maharashtra, India

Rajesh Mishra, Media Raj

March 1, 2012, in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India

Umesh Rajput, Nai Dunia

January 23, 2011, in Chhura, Raipur district, Chhattisgarh, India

Anil Mazumdar, Aji

March 24, 2009 in Rajgarh, Assam, India

Vikas Ranjan, Hindustan

November 25, 2008, in Rosera, Bihar, India

Mohammed Muslimuddin, Asomiya Pratidin

April 1, 2008, in Barpukhuri, Assam, India

Prahlad Goala, Asomiya Khabar

January 6, 2006, in Golaghat, Assam, India

Veeraboina Yadagiri, Andhra Prabha

February 21, 2004, in Medak, Andhra Pradesh, India

Parvaz Mohammed Sultan, News and Feature Alliance

January 31, 2003, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Ram Chander Chaterpatti, Poora Sach

November 21, 2002, in Sirsa, Haryana, India

Moolchand Yadav, Freelance

July 30, 2001, in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Saidan Shafi, Doordarshan TV

March 16, 1997, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Altaf Ahmed Faktoo, Doordarshan TV

January 1, 1997, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Parag Kumar Das, Asomiya Pratidin

May 17, 1996, in Guwahati, Assam, India

Ghulam Rasool Sheikh, Rehnuma-e-Kashmir and Saffron Times

April 10, 1996, in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Mushtaq Ali, Agence France-Presse and Asian News International

September 10, 1995, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Ghulam Muhammad Lone, Freelance

August 29, 1994, in Kangan, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Dinesh Pathak, Sandesh

May 22, 1993, in Baroda, Gujarat, India

Bhola Nath Masoom, Hind Samachar

January 31, 1993, in Rajpura, Punjab, India

M. L. Manchanda, All India Radio

May 18, 1992, in Patiala, Punjab, India

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