Neha Pant (ABP News), Anjana Om Kashyap (Aaj Tak) are best anchor, reporter

On Thursday, our Media Monitoring Team found the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh to be the most covered story while Neha Pant of ABP News was the best anchor and Anjana Om Kashyap of Aaj Tak was the best reporter of the day. In terms of speed of breaking news, News India was the fastest.

Most Covered Story

MCFThe law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is going from bad to worse. The situation has still not normalised in Saharanpur and the incident on the Jewar-Bulandshahr road came close on its heels. Four women of a family were gangraped while the male members were held hostage and the head of the family was shot dead for resisting the goons. It is said that one woman of the family was ill and these people were going to visit her.

Best Anchor

BEST ANCHOR 25.5.17Neha Pant of ABP News presented a story about the riots in Saharanpur. The anchor began the story with the tweet by UP CM Yogi Adityanath on the Saharanpur violence in which he called the incident “disheartening”. He also said that the government will take strict action and no culprit will be spared. Adityanath appealed to the public not to be incited. The anchor tried to explain the incident to the viewer in detail and used simple words to convey information.

Best Reporter

BEST REPORTER PICS-25.5.17Anjana Om Kashyap of Aaj Tak presented a report on the gangrape which took place on the Jewar-Bulandshahr road. The reporter mentioned that a family was taken into captivity, looted and the women gangraped. First, the tyres of the car were shot and punctured in order to force it to stop. The reporter presented the story sombrely and was composed while being involved.

Breaking News

A group of six goons looted and raped women on the Jewar-Bulandshahr road, one person killed for resisting

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