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Journalist Raghav Bahl, center, is seen in this screen grab with staff at The Quint. Tax officials raided the website's offices and Bahl's home on October 11.

In India, tax officials raid offices, home of Quint editor-in-chief and Modi critic

Officials from India’s Income Tax Department on October 11, 2018, raided the home of journalist Raghav Bahl and the offices of The Quint, in Noida, where Bahl is editor-in-chief, and The Newsminute in Bengaluru, a news website that Bahl has a minority stake in, according to media reports. Government officials told Press Trust of India…

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Several Indian journalists receive death threats

New Delhi, September 29, 2017–Authorities in India must move quickly to identify those responsible for sending at least five threats to kill journalists for critical coverage of the government and take steps to ensure the journalists’ security, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives an honorary doctorate from Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, May 1, 2017. Outside the university campus. Meghnad Bose, a journalist for The Quint, told CPJ that police assaulted him outside the university campus as he interviewed students. (Reuters/Adnan Abidi)

Indian police assault journalist

New Delhi, May 2, 2017–Indian authorities should identify and discipline New Delhi police officers who assaulted journalist Meghnad Bose yesterday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Indian Army recruits in ceremonial uniform graduate from a 49-week training program in Rangreth, Jammu and Kashmir, March 5, 2016. Journalist Poonam Argawal faces charges for an undercover investigative report alleging senior officers near Mumbai improperly ordered subordinates to carry out personal errands on their behalf.

Indian journalist charged under Official Secrets Act

New Delhi, April 3, 2017–Authorities in India should immediately drop all charges against Poonam Agrawal, a journalist for the English-language news website The Quint, the Committee to Protect journalists said today.

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Delhi police, student activists beat journalists

Police and student activists beat at least eight journalists covering fighting between rival student groups at Delhi University’s Ramjas College on February 22, 2017, according to media reports and journalists speaking to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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