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Maharashtra police arrest Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami

New Delhi, November 5, 2020 – The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on authorities in the Indian state of Maharashtra to release Republic TV anchor and editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami after he was arrested and ordered to be held for at least two weeks. Authorities are investigating allegations that Goswami abetted a suicide in May…

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In India, second journalist killed, burned in two weeks

New York, June 22, 2015–The burned body of a journalist was found in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, the day after he had been kidnapped, according to news reports. The murder of Sandeep Kothari is the second such one of a journalist in India in less than two weeks.

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Dinesh Choudhary was attacked after reporting on illegal tobacco sales. Above, chewable tobacco is displayed at a roadside vendor near New Delhi. (AP/Saurabh Das)

Journalist, family, attacked with acid in India

New York, March 13, 2013–A journalist and his family were attacked with acid Tuesday in India’s western state of Maharashtra, allegedly in connection with his reporting on illegal tobacco sales, according to local media.

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