ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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CIVIL LIBERTIES-Raiding a Newspaper Press

Raiding a Newspaper Press A G Noorani ON November 1, 1982 the Patna police raided, for the second time in less than five weeks, the printing press of Newspapers and Publications Limited which publishes the Indian Nation and Arya- carta dailies. It was in consequence of an FIR, the second in the same period, by Mahantot Jha, the Bihar Chief Minister's chauffeur, about an accident involving the chief minister's car and resulting in the death of the driver. The driver said to be 'missing' from the Finance Department's pool of drivers was identified us Bhola Ram. The grievance made in the FIR was that the report had caused distress; that people had flocked to the chief minister's residence and there was a demonstration by government drivers.

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