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‘We’ve learnt Mandeep had spent the morning trying to track down those from BJP claiming to be locals at Singhu’ New Delhi: The Delhi police on Sunday detained two journalists Mandeep Punia, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Caravan magazine, and Dharmender Singh of Online News India, from Singhu border where farmers are protesting over GoI’s new agriculture laws. According to reports, Punia was on assignment for the Caravan, following up on yesterday’s violence…

Srinagar: The Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Friday expressed concern over the incident that took place with three video Journalists during an event in north Kashmir today and called for a probe into the matter. According to the statement, the club received several calls by the anguished local journalists and while giving details of the incident they said that the scribes were thrashed by soldiers while covering the Jashn-e-Baramulla function, organised by the Army authorities,…

Army assures probe, terms the incident unfortunate Baramulla: Journalists from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday staged a protest demonstration against armed forces personnel for allegedly thrashing them during an army event in the district. Scores of the protesting journalists said that army has physically assaulted them when they had gone to cover the army sponsored event Jeshan-e-Baramulla in the district. They said that after covering the event when media persons were about to take…