- Jammu and Kashmir has topped the list of States and Union Territories where journalists and media houses were targeted in 2021 as per the India Press Freedom Report 2021.
- The report was released by the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) which is a New Delhi-based rights group.
- The highest number of journalists or media organizations targeted was in J&K (25), followed by Uttar Pradesh (23), Madhya Pradesh (16), Tripura (15), Delhi (8), Bihar (6), Assam (5), Haryana and Maharashtra (4 each), Goa and Manipur (3 each), Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal (2 each), and Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Kerala (1 each).
Points to remember:
- Top in India Press Freedom Report 2021 by RRAG?
Source: The Hindu