Many journalists are being arrested since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. The reasons given by the police for these arrests indicate special provisions enacted to stop spread of rumors during disasters. The article highlights the loopholes of law and the misuse of power given to the police by these criminal laws to intimidate journalists.
The article facts check how the whole pandemic started. Details from the article are important for both prelims and mains. Read our article on Coronavirus. Click to read the news article