Press Council of India

Press Council of India seeks report from UP government on scribe booked for 'salt-roti' expose

PCI chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad has 'noted with concern' reports of filing of an FIR against journalist Pawan Jaiswal for reporting on mid-day meal issue in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.

published on : 4th September 2019

Press Council moves SC supporting Centre's decision on communication blockade J&K

The Press Council of India has justified the communication blockade by stating that due to security concerns there can be reasonable restrictions on the media.

published on : 24th August 2019

Curbs on media in J&K in national interest: Press Council of India informs SC

Kashmir Times Executive Editor Anuradha Bhasin's plea seeks relaxation in media movement and free reporting amid the security curbs and communication shut down in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 24th August 2019

Press Council urged to step in as Finance Ministry restricts entry of scribes

The letter, signed by office bearers of Press Association, Press Club of India, Indian Women's Press Corps and Foreign Correspondents Club, termed the ministry's move as "unilateral and undemocratic".

published on : 12th July 2019