OTV announces 20 lakh compensation for family of journalist Arindam Das, IIMC Alumni Association raising funds too
The Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association has also started a fund raising campaign to help Das' family.
Arindam Das along with cameraman Prabhat Sinha had boarded a boat and followed the ORDAF team to cover the rescue mission.
OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda seeks probe by a national agency on charges against the channel, alleges harassment with false cases by BJD govt
OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda said that 20 cases has been filed against OTV and people associated with it, including her 84 year old father
‘Naveen govt hounding OTV, illegally arrested employees being intimidated by police to resign while in custody’: Jay Panda
Recently, OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda's father had appealed to HM Amit Shah seeking protection from the excesses of Odisha police against his family and employees of OTV.
‘We are living in house arrest like conditions for the past 10 days’: OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda’s father seeks protection from HM Amit...
OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda has alleged that her organisation is being targeted for fearless coverage of govt corruption.
After picking up senior journalist of OTV, Odisha Police arrive at offices of the channel to search without warrant
Police came to OTV offices saying that Police have powers to enter and search as part of an investigation without warrants
Odisha: A day after OTV published a report questioning CM Naveen Patnaik’s aerial survey of flood, channel’s senior journalist allegedly detained by police
OTV had published a report based on RTI reply which said the CM's aerial survey of floods in the state took only 19 minutes
Odisha: Two persons arrested after their phone conversation criticising Coronavirus mismanagement goes viral, action taken against TV channel
Odisha govt arrested two persons after their phone conversation highlighting mismanagement of Coronavirus crisis goes viral
However, in the last 2 occasions in the case of Abhijit Iyer and OTV, the state assembly seems to move such motion, which is to be used rather judiciously, at its whims.
Is it because of BJP's resurgence?