Paritosh Pandey

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Attacks on the Press 2002: India

March 31, 2003 12:06 PM ET

India is famous for being the world's largest democracy, but government actions in 2002 to curb the press indicate a growing intolerance among the country's leadership. Many journalists say the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to target...

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CPJ requests information about murdered journalist

April 25, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 25, 2002— CPJ today sent a letter of inquiry to Dr. Vishnu Kant Shastri, governor of Uttar Pradesh State, India, requesting information about the April 14 death of journalist Paritosh Pandey. Pandey, a crime reporter for the...

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