Ashok Shrivastav was born and raised in a middle-class family. Although their roots were in Banaras, his father had settled in Bombay and worked in the Hindi film industry for years. He formed close personnel with well-known actor Guru Dutt, and after his death, disheartened, he left for Delhi.

Media in today’s world has gone to the next level. The media which considered itself to be the 4th pillar of democracy has made more harm than good

DD news senior journalist Ashok Shrivastav shows his protest against the 12 hour interrogation, saying this is a clear attack on the freedom of expression