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TopicDanish Siddiqui

Topic: Danish Siddiqui

Pulitzer-winning images of India’s Covid crisis a glimpse into lack of journalistic goodwill

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Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui posthumously wins 2nd Pulitzer for ‘images of Covid toll’

Siddiqui, 38, was killed when he was on assignment in Afghanistan last year. He won the award along with Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave from Reuters news agency.

Danish Siddiqui’s parents hold Taliban leaders ‘criminally liable’ for son’s murder, to move ICC

Talking about the horrific torture Danish faced, the photojournalist's parents said they have urged the International Criminal Court to investigate his death 'on priority'.

Photographer Danish Siddiqui’s parents to sue Taliban for son’s torture, murder

A family statement Tuesday said the mutilation of Siddiqui’s body was “not only a murder, but a crime against humanity”.

2021 in pictures — Covid 2nd wave brings India to its knees, and Neeraj Chopra wins Olympic gold

Clashes erupted on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally in Delhi. Later in the year, the farmers’ protest ended with government repealing the farm laws.

Reuters probe into Danish Siddiqui death raises questions on how it handles dangerous assignments

Internal investigation into Danish Siddiqui's death reveals Reuters South Asia editors were unaware of his embedding with Afghan forces, also finds that Siddiqui was mistakenly left behind by soldiers in Spin Boldak.

In India, there is a fight for Afghanistan – between the ‘be patient’ and ‘be active’ schools

India is going along with the US belief that if enough countries refuse to accept the Taliban, then it will be difficult for the group to take Kabul.

Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was ‘brutally murdered’ by Taliban, US media report says

An opinion piece in Washington Examiner says 'Taliban beat Siddiqui around the head and then riddled his body with bullets'.

Chidambaram slams BJP for their silence on Siddiqui’s death, soaring inflation

The senior Congress leader said BJP-NDA will not comment on both the issues because both do not fit into the "their false narrative of we have security, development and welfare".

Remembering Danish Siddiqui — Indian journalists pay tribute to Pulitzer-winning photographer

Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters.

On Camera

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.