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Supreme Court grants bail to journalist Prashant Kanojia


Journalists with Jagisha Arora wife of Prashant Kanojia (right), staging a protest against arbitrary arrest of Kanojia and other journalists by Uttar Pradesh police, at the Press Club of India, in New Delhi. - The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, saying fundamental right to liberty is “sacrosanct” and “non-negotiable”.

The top court also deprecated the journalist for his posts against Adityanath and said it did not approve of them. A vacation bench, comprising justices Indira ...


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