The move came after The Wire published an article on the role of Bangladesh’s military intelligence agency in the illegal pick-up and detention of academic Mubashar Hasan.
Comments range from seeing it as an attack on media freedom to an attempt to keep information hidden from the public.
Press statement issued by The Wire
How does the Modi government fare on tackling cronyism within its ranks? Not well, it would appear.
An editorial by The Wire
With only 18 months to go for the general elections, the BJP seems to have decided to abandon the vikas plank and go back to full-throated Hindutva and minority baiting.
Judge was told senior advocate S.V. Raju could not be present as he was busy in the high court.
Congress held a press conference to ask whether Modi, who had earlier said he would neither take bribes nor allow it, would order a probe into Jay Shah’s firm.
‘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
In the first episode of a new series, Wide Angle, Maya Mirchandani interviews former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on his new book.
At the awards, organised by the Mumbai Press Club, the investigative feature by Nithyanand Rao and Virat Markandeya won in the ‘Science & Innovation’ category.
The government is seeking to muzzle media that is critical of the regime.
The veteran journalist has been recognised for his immense contribution to journalism.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
The Wire turned two today, May 11. Here’s a look at what we are and are not.
Our live coverage of the citizen’s march to parliament against ABVP’s violence in Ramjas college of Delhi University.
The ideal of ‘speaking truth to power’ that sections of the media cherish is preceded for science journalism in India by the ideals of ‘speaking’ first and then ‘speaking truth’ second.
The Foundation for Independent Journalism (FIJ) – the non-profit company that publishes The Wire – is pleased to announce the receipt of Rs 1.95 crore from the Independent and Public Spirited Media Foundation in the form of a grant commencing August 2016.
Her mandate will be to examine and, where appropriate, investigate complaints and concerns that The Wire’s readers may have about its coverage.
The sixth edition of the RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism also honoured T.N. Ninan for Lifetime Achievement and picked NDTV India’s Ravish as Journalist of the Year.
“For a senior journalist to be threatened in such a manner is deplorable. It is a brazen attack on freedom of expression, and the Editors Guild of India finds this mob mentality to silence those with divergent views unacceptable”.