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TN Speaker orders arrest of Hindu journalists

Our Corporate Bureau  |  Chennai 

 The order follows a case related to three news reports that appeared in the newspaper. The reports were referred suo motu by the Speaker to the Privileges Committee of the Assembly on April 23 this year.  Publisher S Rangarajan, Editor N Ravi, Executive Editor Malini Parthasarathy, Chief of Bureau (Tamil Nadu) and journalist were among those ordered arrest.  said none of the concerned functionaries of the company were in the office and could not be arrested as the police did not have the relevant papers. The Hindu Editor-in-Chief told Business Standard the

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The Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, K Kalimuthu, ordered the arrest of three top functionaries of The Hindu, along with two senior journalists.  The order follows a case related to three news reports that appeared in the newspaper. The reports were referred suo motu by the Speaker to the Privileges Committee of the Assembly on April 23 this year.  Publisher S Rangarajan, Editor N Ravi, Executive Editor Malini Parthasarathy, Chief of Bureau (Tamil Nadu) and journalist were among those ordered arrest.  said none of the concerned functionaries of the company were in the office and could not be arrested as the police did not have the relevant papers. The Hindu Editor-in-Chief told Business Standard the image