Supreme Court orders release of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha

The Supreme Court of India has declared the release of NewsClick founder and editor, Prabir Purkayastha, as illegal.

News Click founder Prabir Purkayastha gets 6-day judicial custody extension

New Delhi: Prabir Purkayastha, the founder of News Click, has been granted an extension of six days in judicial custody by Delhi’s Patiala House Courts. The decision comes amid an ongoing case concerning the news portal’s alleged receipt of foreign funds from Chinese sources. The Special Cell of the Delhi Police sought a 10-day extension of […]

iPhone row shocker: 10 Qs for tongue-tied CPIM’s neta’s wife, Wire editor Seema Chishti

As a matter of fact, the New Indian also sent queries to Apple's India team, which refused to reply thus far.

We are against media houses that jeopardise India’s interest: TNI Executive Editor Rohan Dua

NEW DELHI: Rohan Dua, the Executive Editor of The New Indian, reiterated his firm stance against media houses that have received financial support from Islamist countries and other forces with the intention of jeopardising India. He voiced his concerns during a panel discussion alongside Shefali Vaidya, Raghav Krishna, and Anand Ranganathan at the Western Ghats Lit Fest […]

WATCH| Era Worse than Emergency, Journalists Protest Raids on Newsclick

Delhi police special cell conducted raids on 46 journalists from Newsclick, alleging ties to Chinese funding. According to a New York Times report, Newsclick received funds to promote pro-China propaganda during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Press Club of India held a protest, condemning what they see as the Modi government’s unlawful actions. Journalists’ […]

Delhi HC rejects NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha’s appeals

As per the court order, Prabir and NewsClick’s HR head will remain in police custody for seven days NEW DELHI: On Friday, the Delhi High Court exacerbated NewsClick’s concerns by rejecting the petitions filed by the founder, Prabir Purkayastha, and the Human Resources head, Amit Chakravarty. These petitions challenged their arrest by the Delhi Police […]

China funding: CBI case brings more trouble for NewsClick

NEW DELHI: After the Delhi Police, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against news website NewsClick, its founder Prabir Purkyastha, and American citizen Neville Roy Singham, and a foreign-based firm on allegations of violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA). NewsClick is accused of receiving illicit funding from the Chinese government […]

Delhi Police arrest founder of NewsClick along with one other person

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police Special Cell has made two arrests in the NewsClick case- Prabir Purkayastha, founder and editor-in-chief, and Amit Chakravarthy, HR head and shareholder- today on Tuesday. Delhi Police will produce both of them in Patiala House Court tomorrow. The Delhi Police Special Cell raided the office and residences of journalists linked to […]

Cops raid NewsClick office, journalists’ houses in China funding case

The police said that they are still investigating the allegations against NewsClick and that no arrests have been made so far