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113 cases of attacks against journalists in 2014: Home Ministry

A total of 113 cases of grievous hurt and attack on journalists were reported from across the country last year, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.

While the maximum cases of attack against media persons were reported from Uttar Pradesh at 63, the highest number of people arrested for these crimes, at 10, were reported to be from Madhya Pradesh during the same time period.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, in a written reply to Lok Sabha, also said that the National Crime Records Bureau has started collecting data on attack on media persons under grievous hurt category since 2014.

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Article posted on 07/08/2015

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