media freedom

Time to widen ambit of press council

The National Press Day was observed earlier this week with commemorative events across the country.

published on : 24th November 2019

Media meet on gender justice

Early in the morning, all the guests also visited Rajghat to pay floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi. 

published on : 10th November 2019

Editors Guild urges Andhra Pradesh government to withdraw order

The Guild said criminal defamation is bad enough by itself, if the State was to employ it with its own limitless resources, it will amount to censorship by another name.

published on : 9th November 2019

Journalist stabbed to death in Mexico

According to his relatives, 42-year-old Condes Jaramillo had received threats in June and November of last year, and had sought federal protective measures as a result.

published on : 25th August 2019

Media watchdog in US urges India to restore internet, communications services in Kashmir

The Committee to Protect Journalists in a statement expressed alarm over communication blackout in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 6th August 2019

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins

Both men acknowledged in Cambodian court that they had covered news events after leaving the employment of Radio Free Asia, but they denied any wrongdoing.

published on : 27th July 2019

Pakistan planning to set up courts to address issues of media industry; says official

Special Assistant to PM Imran Khan for Information and Broadcasting said that the government was working on a policy to resolve the problems faced by media owners and media workers.

published on : 24th July 2019

Prasar Bharati chief slams 'The Caravan' editor for 'blatant' anti-India presentation at global meet

Prasar Bharti chairman Dr. A Surya Prakash said India was not only the world's largest democracy but also the most vibrant. It was also the most diverse society in the world.

published on : 13th July 2019

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi heckled in London over media freedom 

The move came as the Pakistan government decided to curtail the space given by the press to jailed politicians like Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Zardari.

published on : 12th July 2019

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges Centre hounding media; Modi government refutes charge

It alleged that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment.

published on : 3rd August 2018