- Uttar Pradesh: Jagendra Singh burnt in his own house ‘by policemen’ after he reported against the state’s PWD minister
- Madhya Pradesh: Sandeep Kothari abducted after reporting on illegal mining. Burnt body found in Maharashtra
- Uttar Pradesh: Haider Khan beaten, tied to a bike and dragged in Pilibhit after reporting on land-grabbing
- J&K: Javed Malik assaulted by security guards of a PDP minister after he protested against lewd remarks directed at his wife
- Punjab: Jasdeep Singh died in a freak accident (in 2013) after a truck rammed into car of local police chief
Sandeep Kothari, a journalist in his forties, was riding his motorcycle with a friend on the pillion in Katangi, in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, when a jeep rammed them...