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As Tripura cracks down on journalists, in what shape is media freedom in India?

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Updated on: 16 November,2021 08:51 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Sarasvati T | sarasvati.nagesh@mid-day.com

On November 14, two journalists were detained by Assam police for reporting and writing on the events unfolding in Tripura. On the occasion of World Tolerance Day, we look at what’s transpiring in India with respect to media freedom and the recent spate of action against journalists

As Tripura cracks down on journalists, in what shape is media freedom in India?

Members of the All India Students Association protest against the violence in Tripura. Photo: AFP.


Several journalists in India are currently facing legal action under stringent criminal laws for reporting on critical events and developments unfolding in the country.


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