Prateek Talukdar

National Writer | National | English

Prateek Talukdar is a multimedia journalist hailing from Chhattisgarh. With a diverse reporting background, he has covered stories from several regions including Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Delhi. Prateek brings with him three years of experience in the print industry, having previously worked with publications such as The Times of India and The Hans India.He is an alumnus of the University of Hyderabad. With his extensive knowledge of diverse regions, Prateek is well-equipped to provide readers with a comprehensive view of current events. Prateek Talukdar no longer works with NewsBytes.
Prateek Talukdar
Joining Date
August, 2022
5+ years
Resides In
Languages Known
English, Hindi, Bangla, Chhattisgarhi
MA in Mass Communication University of Hyderabad
BA in Mass Communication

Latest News Articles

15 Dec 2023


Forced to eat beef: Pannun's alleged assassination plotter seeks release

Nikhil Gupta, an Indian imprisoned in the Czech Republic, has filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the Supreme Court seeking the Indian government's intervention for his release. He was arrested for allegedly planning to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

15 Dec 2023


Chennai oil spill triggers health issues among residents after flood

Thousands of people have been affected by a crude oil spill in Ennore—located 25km from Chennai in Tamil Nadu—triggered by Cyclone Michaung. Even weeks after the storm, the spillage's terrible ecological impact is still being felt.

15 Dec 2023


Bhajan Lal Sharma takes oath as Rajasthan's new chief minister

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bhajan Lal Sharma took oath on Friday as Rajasthan's chief minister in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah at a grand event in Jaipur.

15 Dec 2023

Mahua Moitra

SC to hear Mahua Moitra's challenge to expulsion in January

The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra's plea challenging her expulsion from the Lok Sabha over cash-for-query allegations to January 3.

15 Dec 2023


Key conspirator in Parliament security breach surrenders

The alleged mastermind of the Parliament security breach surrendered to the police on Thursday.

14 Dec 2023


Indore: Man kills live-in partner for denying him sex, arrested

A man (24) stabbed his 20-year-old live-in partner with scissors for allegedly refusing to have sex with him in Madhya Pradesh's Indore.

14 Dec 2023


Parliament breach brings security protocols under scrutiny

The Parliament security breach on Wednesday wherein two young individuals jumped into the Lok Sabha chamber from the visitors' gallery with smoke bombs while two others created a ruckus outside the complex shocked the nation.

14 Dec 2023


Allahabad HC allows survey of Mathura's Shahi Idgah Masjid

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted permission for a survey of the Shahi Idgah Masjid in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura.

14 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

8 suspended for Parliament security breach

The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Thursday suspended eight personnel for lapses that led to a security breach a day ago.

Parliament breach: 5 arrested, 1 at large; charged under UAPA

The Delhi Police's special cell is investigating the Parliament security breach under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Sections 120B and 452 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Geo-surveillance, managers questioned: Raids continue at Dhiraj Sahu's Jharkhand home

The Income Tax Department's marathon raids at Congress MP Dhiraj Sahu's residence in Jharkhand continued on Wednesday.

'Aggressively investigating' attack on San Francisco's Indian consulate: FBI director

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is "aggressively investigating" the attack on the Indian consulate in San Francisco in the United States (US), FBI Director Christopher Wray told National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Dinkar Gupta at the NIA headquarters on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2023

Climate Change

COP28: First-ever deal reached to reduce fossil fuel consumption

In a first, the representatives of nearly 200 countries agreed to begin reducing the use of fossil fuels to avert accelerating climate change at the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP28 on Wednesday.

13 Dec 2023


Mahadev betting scam: Prime accused Ravi Uppal arrested in Dubai

Ravi Uppal, one of the two owners of the Mahadev Book online betting app, was reportedly arrested in Dubai last week following a Red Corner notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

13 Dec 2023


India votes for UN resolution demanding ceasefire in Israel-Hamas war

India on Tuesday supported a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Middle East amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war and the unconditional release of all hostages.

12 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah likely to reintroduce 3 criminal law bills today

The central government announced the withdrawal of the three bills—introduced in the Lok Sabha in August—aimed at replacing current criminal laws late on Monday.

Minister's name who replied to Hamas query name corrected

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed the Lok Sabha on Monday the name of the central minister who responded to a Parliament question about India's Hamas designation on Friday has been corrected.

11 Dec 2023


China builds villages, barracks in Bhutan's territory amid border negotiations

Recent satellite imagery has shown that China is expanding into Bhutan's territory while both countries are engaged in negotiations to redraw the disputed Bhutan-China border.

11 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

SC judge recommends Truth and Reconciliation Committee for J&K

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by the Centre in 2019.

BJP picks Mohan Yadav as Madhya Pradesh CM, drops Shivraj

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday chose prominent leader Mohan Yadav (58) as the new chief minister of Madhya Pradesh after a week of suspense.

11 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

SC to decide fate of J&K's revoked special status today

The Supreme Court on Monday is set to announce its verdict on the validity of Article 370's abrogation ending Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)'s special status.

08 Dec 2023

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala HC notice to CM Vijayan, daughter over bribery allegations

The Kerala High Court on Friday issued notices to Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, his daughter T Veena, and some other leaders seeking their response to a plea seeking an investigation into the bribery allegations against Veena's IT firm.

UPenn loses $100m donation amid controversy over university presidents' testimony

The University of Pennsylvania or UPenn lost a $100 million grant after the university's president Elizabeth Magill's testimony before the US Congress regarding antisemitism on campus sparked controversy.

08 Dec 2023

Mahua Moitra

Parliamentary ethics panel recommends Mahua Moitra's expulsion from Lok Sabha

The Parliamentary Ethics Committee on Friday recommended the expulsion of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra from the Lok Sabha over the purported cash-for-query case, reported ANI.

08 Dec 2023

Joe Biden

Hunter Biden now charged with tax evasion of $1.4 million

Hunter Biden, the son of United States (US) President Joe Biden, has been indicted on nine tax charges in California. This is the second criminal case against Hunter.

08 Dec 2023


Cyclone Michaung: 20 dead in Chennai; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall triggered by Cyclone Michaung has flooded Chennai and resulted in at least 20 deaths.

Government dismisses reports linking AIIMS cases to China's pneumonia surge

The Centre has debunked media reports linking seven bacterial cases found at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to the recent increase in pneumonia cases in China. It labeled such reports as "misleading and ill-informed."

07 Dec 2023


Dalit deputy CM, ex-Naxalite: Meet Telangana's newly-appointed 11 ministers

Congress leader Anumula Revanth Reddy (54) was sworn in as the chief minister of Telangana on Thursday.