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India

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. ...