Akshay Singh

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Dangerous Pursuit

August 29, 2016 12:00 AM ET

Foreword: Journalism as well as journalists in danger from failure to stand up for India’s press P. Sainath This report by the Committee to Protect Journalists does more than tell us that reporting in India can be a dangerous business....

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Dangerous Pursuit

August 29, 2016 12:00 AM ET

Impunity and lack of solidarity expose India’s journalists to attack By Sumit Galhotra Corruption scandals make for attention-grabbing headlines, but when journalists who expose wrongdoing are killed, their murder is often the end of the story. For eight years India...

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Dangerous Pursuit

August 29, 2016 12:00 AM ET

The mysterious death of Akshay Singh By Sumit Galhotra “After his death, I am left alone with the responsibility of taking care of my family,” Pakshi Singh said during a phone call. Nearly a year after losing her brother, the...

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West Bengal journalist who covered corruption reported missing in India

August 3, 2015 3:52 PM ET

New York, August 3, 2015--A correspondent who wrote about corruption for a Bengali-language daily has been reported missing in the Indian state of West Bengal, according to news reports. Chayan Sarkar's disappearance comes as a number of journalists have been...

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India should conduct thorough investigation into journalist's death

July 6, 2015 3:36 PM ET

New York, July 6, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Indian authorities to fully investigate the death of a local TV journalist in Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday. The family of Akshay Singh has called for the federal Central...

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People

Akshay Singh

July 4, 2015 1:15 PM ET

Singh, 38, an investigative journalist for the privately owned Hindi news channel Aaj Tak, died from what doctors said was a heart attack. Singh was conducting an interview when he drank from a cup of tea and began coughing and...

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