K M Roy was the founder secretary of the Kottayam Press Club.
Taliban fighters have been accused of beating and detaining journalists for covering protests in the Afghan capital Kabul
There was no immediate reaction from the two portals or their promoters, but their social media handles continuously updated news stories and articles.
Prasanth was the managing director of the Corporation and the journalist had called on his mobile but after getting no response she sent a message asking for his comments on the issue.
The renowned photojournalist, who was killed in Afghanistan two days ago, is an alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia.
Afghan Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay said Siddiqui was killed in Kandahar on Thursday night while being on an assignment.
During his time with The Hindu, starting from 1996, he had written several developmental articles on sectors including tourism and railway.
Kappan, who was suspected to be linked to the radical group Popular Front of India (PFI), was arrested on October 5 when he was covering the aftermath of the gangrape-murder of a girl in Hathras village.
The fact-finding panel, made up of male and female journalists of repute, had recommended Radhakrishnan's removal from these journalist bodies.
Delhi-based Kappan, arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police last October, had contracted SARS-CoV-2 while being lodged in prison, and has been undergoing COVID-19 treatment in a Mathura hospital.