TONGAM RINA

  • Tongam Rina wins Indian of the Year in public service category March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Journalist Tongam Rina wins the Indian of the Year 2014 for public service. She is the Associate Editor of Arunachal Times and was shot at close range for writing against the endemic corruption in her state. Recovered from her injuries, she continues her journalism of courage highlighting how...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Public Service nominees February 8, 2015

    Like every year, CNN-IBN will honour the ones who have made a difference to the society in their field of expertise in the year 2014. The nominations for Indian of the Year Awards 2014 in the public service category are Wipro chairperson Azim Premji, Father of palliative care in India...
  • Arunachal journalist attack: US watchdog seeks probe July 17, 2012

    Washington: Deeply concerned about Arunachal Pradesh journalist Tongam Rina's wellbeing, a USbased media watchdog has asked authorities to investigate the crime and bring the perpetrators to justice. "We are deeply concerned about Tongam Rina's wellbeing and wish her a swift recovery," said Bob Dietz, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Asia program...
  • Arunachal: Journalist shot at, CM promises action July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A journalist was shot at by unknown assailants in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday evening. The journalist was identified as Tongam Rina, an Associate Editor with the Arunachal Times. The incident took place as the victim was entering her office in capital Itanagar. No arrests have been made so far...