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Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra released from jail weeks after arrest over 'derogatory' remarks

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, who was arrested over his alleged derogatory remark on Konark Temple, was on Thursday released from jail after the Orissa High Court granted him bail.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Orissa HC grants bail to journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra, weeks after arrest over 'derogatory' remarks

Earlier on Tuesday, the Odisha government had decided to grant pardon to Abhijit, who is lodged in jail for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the state, its people and culture, officials said.

Dec 05, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

Odisha assembly passes motion to forgive journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra for his 'derogatory' remarks

Odisha Assembly on Saturday passed a motion to forgive journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra over his derogatory remark on Odisha's Konark Temple and the state's legislators. 

Nov 17, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra taken into custody for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple

Iyer had earlier 'unreservedly' apologised and said that he will be more reflective and mature about his comments. 

Oct 23, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Will be more reflective and mature: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra arrested for 'derogatory' remarks on Konark temple apologises

Defending himself, he said that he loves Odisha and has often heaped praises on the state.

Oct 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments

A privilege motion was on Thursday moved against Mitra in Odisha Assembly demanding action against him for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:11 PM IST