Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

India

30 November 2017

The 35-year-old correspondent for the Hindustan was shot dead by bike-borne assailants as he came out a public toilet behind his brother’s shop. He died on his way to hospital with five bullets to his face and torso.

21 November 2017

The 49-year-old senior journalist with the Bengali language Syandan Patrika and contributor to local television channel News Vanguard was shot at point-blank range by a trooper at the battalion headquarters of the paramilitary Tripura State R ...

20 September 2017

The 28-yer-old journalist who worked for Dinraat, a cable television channel in Tripura state, northeast India was attacked and fatally wounded while he was a protest in Mandwai near Agartala, the capital of Tripura. ...

05 September 2017

The 55-year-old respected prominent journalist and an outspoken critic of Hindu nationalists was shot dead outside her home in Rajarajeshwarinagar in northern Bengaluru, Karnataka, as she returned from work. ...

31 May 2017

The 42-year-old was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at his office in Pipliya Mandi, 15km from district headquarters Mandsaur. He was shot twice from close range and died on the way to hospital. ...

15 May 2017

The journalist who worked for Agniban , a local evening newspaper, was on his way to Manglia Square in his car when he was stopped in Indore, Madhya Pradesh state, by two assailants on motorbikes. ...

12 November 2016

The 35-year-old correspondent from Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar at Rohtas in Bihar was shot by three unidentified gunmen on motor bikes who opened fire on him at point range while he was drinking tea at a tea stall near his ...

22 August 2016

The bureau chief of Jai Hind , a local vernacular daily at Junagadh in Gujarat, eastern India, was murdered in his office by unidentified assailants. Dave was attacked as he was filing a report, stabbed multiple times in the chest. ...

15 May 2016

Rajdeo Ranjan, Bureau Chief of Dainik Hindustan was gunned dowin Siwan, Bihar. ...

12 May 2016

The 35-year-old television journalist based in Chatra of Jharkhand state was shot dead by unidentified people near his home while he was on his motorcycle. ...