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Manipur Journalist Detained for “Abusing” PM Modi, BJP On Social Media

The journalist’s lawyer will appeal against his detention in court. New Delhi:  A television journalist has been detained for criticising Manipur’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on social media under a law intended to ensure national security, leading to protests in national capital New Delhi. He will remain in custody for a year, the highest period of detention permitted under the National Security Act (NSA), a government statement read. Kishorechandra Wangkhem, 39, was working for a television channel in the the northeastern state last month when he uploaded several video…

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Stalking Woman Journalist On Social Media

A man was arrested in Noida Tuesday for allegedly stalking a woman journalist on social media and threatening her of abduction, police said. The man, identified as Gulshan Kashyap, a resident of Gurgaon in Haryana, was arrested near the Sab Mall in Sector 27 after raids were conducted to find him, they said. “The man would stalk her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and keep sending her offensive messages and posting comments. When blocked, he would create a new profile and repeat troubling her,” Inspector Manoj Pant said. “Kashyap threatened to…

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