India’s Battered Free Press

By The Editorial Board Journalists outside the home of Prannoy Roy of NDTV on Monday, after it was raided by India’s Central Bureau of Investigation.CreditBurhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times, via Getty Images Press freedom in India suffered a fresh blow on Monday when the country’s main investigative agency raided homes and offices connected to the founders of NDTV, India’s oldest television news station. The raids …

Crackdown on Indian news network sparks fear that press freedom is under threat

By Vidhi Doshi Prannoy Roy, executive chairman of NDTV, attends the inaugural Abu Dhabi Media Summit in 2010. (Ana-Bianca Marin/Getty Images) India’s Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the home and offices of top television executives Prannoy and Radhika Roy, co-founders of news channel NDTV, which has often clashed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. In response, the network put out scathing …