‘We always said the case against us was frivolous, we will continue to pursue the case of irregularities highlighted by CAG, Home Ministry”, says founding editor of The Wire
An RTI asking whether action was taken against a state assembly official, who was pulled up by the EC, has been rejected on the grounds of privacy.
Worried about the threat of an expensive lawsuit by one of India’s biggest corporate houses, the trustees running the journal ordered the removal of articles critical of Adani Power Ltd.
Audit report fingers two Essel-associated firms, alleging that gross irregularities took place in the Mizoram lottery tender and revenue-sharing process from 2012-2015.
Lawyer R.K. Anand, who lost to BJP’s Subhash Chandra, has questioned the cancellation of 12 votes, and an FIR has been registered.
Whatever the official state of the language, recent events at two literary institutions do not augur well for the future of writers.
Showing a remarkable ability to identify new opportunities, Subhash Chandra created a massive media empire, but has also blurred the distinction between the owner’s and the editor’s views