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India

26 November 2014

The 53-year-old senior journalist for the Telagu daily, Andra Prabha was beaten to death in Guntur of Andra Pradesh, south eastern India on 25 November. ...

27 May 2014

The body of the stringer for Kanak TV, a local Oriya-language TV channel and reporter for Sambad, a local Oriya-language newspaper in the eastern Indian state of Odisha was found with his throat was slit and injuries to his chest. ...

06 December 2013

The correspondent of The Times of India newspaper died en route to hospital after being attacked with sharp edged weapons near a market in Basaguda in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. ...

07 September 2013

According to information received by the IFJ affiliate, the National Union of Journalists ofIndia (NUJ-I), cameraman Rajesh Verma who worked for the IBN 7, a cable channel which broadcasts in English, Hindi, Marathi and other languages all acros ...

23 August 2013

The reporter for Dainik Aa j newspaper in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh was shot dead by unidentified gunmen, according to Reporters Without Borders. ...

20 August 2013

The editor of Sadhana , a weekly Marathi-language magazine, was killed by two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in the city of Pune early today, according to Agence France-Presse. ...

19 May 2013

The three employees of  the Bengali language daily, Dainik Ganadoot, were killed during a frenzy attack on the newspaper’s office in Agartala, capital of the northeastern Indian state of Tripura. ...

27 April 2013

The part-time reporter for Prabhat Khabha r newspaper was killed in Khunti district, Jharkhand state, according to media reports. Members of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a breakaway Maoist faction, claimed responsibility. ...

13 February 2013

The 45-year-old journalist based in Tongapal, the tribal Sukma district in the South Bastar area of Chhattisgarh, in central India, was found dead with his throat slit. ...