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India

14 February 2016

The bureau chief of the Jan Sandesh Times, a Hindi newspaper in Sultanpur, in eastern Uttar Pradesh, was driving to Sultanpur with his uncle when two unidentified people on a motorcycle stopped the car and opened fire. ...

24 October 2015

The 40-year-old reporter with online Hindi newspaper Dainik Jagran was killed in his home in Kashta village in the Gaya district of Bihar state, bordering Nepal. ...

03 October 2015

The 45-year-old journalist for television channel TV 24 was travelling home on his motorcycle from Kamalpur market in the Chandauli district when he was confronted by two other motorcyclists. ...

14 August 2015

According to reports, police in Faidpur, Bareily of Uttar Pradesh arrested two people dragging the body of the 42-year-old journalist on Station Road in Faidpur in the early hours of Friday 14 August. ...

17 July 2015

The editor of the local weekly, Khushboo Ujala , was found dead with head injuries on the side of a road in Kashimira, Bhayander a few hours after he left the local police station. ...

21 June 2015

The 40-year-old journalist working for Jabalpur based newspapers, in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh was abducted after an accident between his motorcycle and a car on June 19. ...

06 June 2015

The 42-year-old freelance journalist Jagendra Singh died from major burn injuries sustained after he was allegedly set alight in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, in India’s north. ...

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. ...