Press Council of India

Press Association flags 'impending crisis' in PCI as incumbent chairman's term expires

Justice (retd) C K Prasad's three-year term as the chairman of the council expired in May, but according to the PCI Act 1978, he continued to serve as the council's chairman.

published on : 21st November 2021

Gurumurthy calls for total ban on ‘anarchic’ social media to check fake news

In an audio-visual message, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur also called on the media to curb fake news.

published on : 17th November 2021

PCI constitutes 3-member Fact Finding Committee to look into harassment of journalists in J&K

The Press Council of India urged the Jammu and Kashmir government to extend full cooperation and assistance to the Fact-Finding Committee for the discharge of its function.

published on : 29th September 2021

'Send fact-finding team': Mehbooba Mufti to Press Council on 'harassment' of journalists in Kashmir

The former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister informed the Press Council of India that unwarranted harassment of journalists has now become a norm.

published on : 28th September 2021

PCI notice to Delhi government over press freedom

The PCI has sought a report from Delhi’s chief secretary and the DIP on a complaint filed by BJP MP Manoj Tiwari.

published on : 20th May 2021

'Include journalists in COVID warriors category': Press Council to Centre, states

In a statement, the print media watchdog commended the governments of Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh who have considered journalists among frontline workers.

published on : 6th May 2021

PCI urges government, media houses to help journalists who contracted COVID-19 while reporting on pandemic

In a statement, the print media watchdog expressed grave concern over the large number of journalists contracting COVID-19.

published on : 30th April 2021

Actress Rakul Preet Singh moves Delhi HC seeking to restrain media from linking her to Rhea drug case

The actress sought an interim order against the media till the time the NCB, Mumbai, completes the investigation and files an appropriate report before the competent court.

published on : 27th September 2020