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Karnataka High Court Asks Speaker to Reconsider Arrest of 2 Journalists - News18

The HC told the Karnataka Assembly Speaker, K B Koliwad, to convene a session and reconsider the arrest order and also suggested acceptance of an apology. Nagarjun Dwarakanath | CNN-News18. Updated:July 1, 2017, 5:28 PM IST. facebook Twitter google ...and more »

Will HC Go Against Karnataka Assembly Over Arrest of Journalists? - News18

wo journalists - who were sentenced to jail by the Karnataka Legislature for writing derogatory articles against three MLAs - have filed for relief in the Karnataka High Court, forcing the judges to look for a compromise. Deepa Balakrishnan | CNN ...and more »

Rethink journalists' arrest: Karnataka High Court to Speaker - The Indian Express

Journalists must not trample on privileges of legislators and legislators need to know that the press is the fourth estate and there has to be a balance, Justice Hinchigeri said. 4. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published: July ...and more »

Editors will not be arrested: Speaker assures HC - The Hindu

The Karnataka High Court was, on Saturday, informed that the editors of two tabloids, who are facing arrest for breach of privilege, will not be arrested. The Speaker will consider re-examining the breach of privilege issue once they personally appear ...and more »

High Court slams officials for harassing journalists' kin - The Hindu

The Karnataka High Court on Friday expressed severe displeasure over the authorities targeting, harassing, and arresting close relatives of the editors, who were sentenced to one-year imprisonment by the Legislative Assembly for breach of privilege for ...and more »

End privileges: Karnataka Speaker moving to jail journalists is a clear misuse of extraordinary powers - Times of India (blog)

In recognition of the importance of freedom of expression, the Karnataka high court has intervened after KB Koliwad, Speaker of the legislative assembly, authorised harsh punishment of one-year imprisonment and Rs 10,000 fine on two journalists Ravi ...and more »

Karnataka speaker agrees not to arrest editors if they plead for review - The New Indian Express

BENGALURU: The editors of two tabloid newspapers, who face one year in jail for attracting the wrath of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly speaker, will have to appear before him and plead for a reconsideration of the sentence. They have been assured ...and more »

Kannada editors sentenced by Assembly will not be arrested, Speaker assures HC - The News Minute

The Speaker has agreed to re-examine the breach of privilege notice if the scribes appear before him personally and file a petition. TNM Staff. Saturday, July 01, 2017 - 15:32. Share @Whatsapp Share @Facebook Share @twitter Share @Email Share @google+ ...and more »