Allahabad High Court division bench while hearing a petition filed by Siddharth Varadarajan And Another quashed an FIR registered against Siddharth Varadarajan, editor of The Wire, and a reporter for publishing news on the death of a youth during the farmers' agitation in New Delhi.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted two-month protection to three journalists of The Wire, published by the Foundation for Independent Journalism, in an FIR registered against them for offences under Sections 153, 153A, 153B, 505 of the Indian Penal Code and other offences for reporting......
The petitions seek declaration of IT Rules, 2021, as void and inoperative for being violative of Articles 14, 19(1)(a), 19(1)(g) and 21 of the Constitution, in as much as the said rules apply to the 'publishers of news and current affairs content'
Cara Tejpal, Tarun’s young daughter has stood by her father during the entire trial and now holds his hand even tighter as critics attack the outcome of that trial. I reproduce, in full, a letter she wrote last week to Siddharth Varadarajan, along with the latter’s response, to acquaint the reader with the judgment and what the judge actually wrote.