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.
In an audio-visual message, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur also called on the media to curb fake news.
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.
The former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister informed the Press Council of India that unwarranted harassment of journalists has now become a norm.
The PCI has sought a report from Delhi’s chief secretary and the DIP on a complaint filed by BJP MP Manoj Tiwari.
In a statement, the print media watchdog commended the governments of Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh who have considered journalists among frontline workers.
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.
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.