The news channel has been asked to apologise for a programme they aired in 2016 wherein they referred to Raza and other poets as members of the ‘Afzal Premi Gang’.
In the thirteenth episode, Urmilesh discusses the business of fake and sensationalist news and the need for media regulation with Anuradha Raman from The Hindu and poet and scientist Gauhar Raza.
The Hindi news channel has been asked to apologise for a programme they aired in 2016 where they referred to various people, including Raza, as members of the ‘Afzal Premi Gang’.
Despite the poverty, hunger and trauma that our previous generations had faced, luminaries like Yash Pal dedicated their lives to building a new nation.
Noted poet Gauhar Raza has lodged a complaint with Zee News for labelling him an anti-national, and has sought a corrigendum, public apology and compensation of one crore rupees from the channel.
Sections of the media as well as wings of the ruling BJP have labelled senior JNU professor Nivedita Menon as ‘anti-national’, causing people to speak out once again against the crackdown on dissent.
An interview with well-known poet-scientist Gauhar Raza on being labelled an ‘anti-national’ by Zee News.