Fourth Estate cannot be curtailed or intimidated by State: Calcutta High Court stays FIR against TV journalist

The Court opined that the FIR will hang as a sword of damocles on the petitioner and may prevent her from pursuing her work.
Justice Rajasekhar Mantha and Calcutta HC
Justice Rajasekhar Mantha and Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court recently stayed a First Information Report (FIR) lodged against a TV journalist booked for trying to "polarise" the situation in the State by making derogatory speeches against the minority community [Manogya Loiwal v. State of West Bengal].

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