Our Press Heroes
India ranks 105 out of 175 nations on the press freedom scale of Reporters Sans Frontieres
- Freelance journalist Hemchandra Pandey is killed by cops in an alleged encounter in July 2010 in Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh
- Hindustan correspondent Vikas Ranjan is shot dead in Bihar in November 2008
- Indian Express correspondent Vijay Pratap Singh dies in a bomb explosion in July 2010 that was aimed at killing a local politician
- Konsam Rishikanta of Imphal Free Press is blindfolded, gagged and shot dead by unknown gunmen in November 2008
- Photographer Javed Ahmed Mir is shot dead allegedly by security forces in August 2008
I met a beautiful young woman on a lovely September day in Vienna. She was tall and blonde and had an intriguing smile. I got into conversation with her and found we shared some passions. It...