Chitra Tripathi (ABP News), Nirnay Kapoor (India TV) are best anchor, reporter

On Tuesday, our Media Monitoring Team found the terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to be the most covered story while Chitra Tripathi of ABP News was the best anchor and Nirnay Kapoor of India TV was the best reporter of the day. In terms of speed of breaking news, Aaj Tak and ABP News were the fastest.

Most Covered Story

Seven Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were killed late on Monday, and 19 were injured, when militants attacked a bus full of pilgrims in Anantnag in south Kashmir. Security forces have been deployed to track down the mastermind behind the attack. According to reports, the attack was carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists from Pakistan.

Best Anchor

Amarnath attack stays on news screens

Chitra Tripathi of ABP News presented a bulletin in which she said the Supreme Court has ordered a three-month stay on the centre’s rule banning the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter. The apex court added that until the centre changes the norm of its cattle sale rule, there will be no implementation. The anchor was sober and informative.

Best Reporter

Amarnath attack stays on news screens

Nirnay Kapoor of India TV in his report talked about the courage shown by Salim Mirza, the driver of the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims’ bus, who drove them to safety amid indiscriminate firing by militants. The toll would have been higher had it not been for the fearless move by Mirza. In pitch-black darkness, he drove through the hail of bullets and didn’t stop until he spotted a safe place. The reporter presented the report in a precise manner and in very clear and simple language.

Breaking News

Amarnath Yatra attack: A high-level meeting to be held at the home ministry at 10 am, NSA Adviser Ajit Doval, among other top officials, expected at the meeting

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8:28 AM 8:44 AM 8:44 AM 10:09 AM

Munir Khan, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, confirms NSA Adviser Ajit Doval will attend the high-level meeting in New Delhi

NEWS NATION ZEE NEWS
9:25 AM 9:30 AM

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti pays tribute to the pilgrims killed in the Amarntah Yatra terror attack. She was accompanied by Governor NN Vohra, Deputy CM Nirmal Singh

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10:15 AM 9:41 AM 10:07 AM 10:07 AM 10:07 AM

Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut hits out at Narendra Modi, says now is the time for PM to prove he has a 56-inch chest

AAJ TAK ABP
10:22 AM 10:32  AM

Five of those killed in Amarnath Yatra terror attack were from Gujarat, two from Maharashtra and one from Daman. The mastermind behind this attack is Ismail, Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist from Pakistan

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19:29 AM 1:08 PM 1:09 PM 1:17 PM 1:14 PM

Gopal Krishna Gandhi to be the opposition candidate for vice-presidential election, 18 opposition parties in favour of him

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11:27 AM 11:31 AM 12:20 PM 12:35 PM 12:46 PM 12:59 PM

Army chief Bipin Rawat to hold a meeting with senior Army officials in Jammu; NN Vohra to discuss security management issues in a meeting

AAJ TAK  NDTV
11:56 AM 11:40 AM

Rajnath Singh: The people of Kashmir have strongly condemned the terror attack on the Amarnath yatris, saddened by the attack. Yogi Adityanath calls midnight meeting to tighten Kanwar Yatra security

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12:07 PM 12:07 PM 12:07 PM 12:07 PM 12:07 PM

SC extends Madras High Court stay on cattle trade rules, will be implemented only after the centre brings changes to the rule

NDTV ABP
12:27 PM 12:32 PM

No compromise on corruption, says Nitish Kumar, action could be taken against Tejashwi Yadav. JD (U) to hold meeting to decide deputy CM’s fate

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4:22 PM 4:22 PM 4:18 PM 4:22 PM

Ravi Shastri appointed Indian cricket team’s new coach till the 2019 World Cup

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4:38 PM 4:40 PM 4:42 PM 4:44 PM 4:45 PM 4:45 PM 4:47 PM 4:55 PM

Security beefed up after the attack on Amarnath yatris; Bangladesh PM writes condolence letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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5:35 PM 5:41 PM

14 feared dead after a massive landslide in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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6:06 PM 6:07 PM 6:15 PM

Massive manhunt on for mastermind Abu Ismail; more than 250 deployed in search operation

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9:03 PM 9:04 PM 9:27 PM 9:28 PM