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Freedom Of Press
India  /  Published 03.05.20

Against surveys that paint 'bad picture' of freedom of press: BJP

Asserting that the media enjoys absolute freedom in India, Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said 'we will expose' those surveys that tend to portray a 'bad picture' ab...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.04.20

SC won’t gag Tablighi news

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any gag order on the media and declined to entertain a plea that had alleged that a religious congregation in the capital was being linked to the rise in Co...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.09.19

End clampdown: Kashmir media

Kashmiri journalists on Tuesday said the government was denying the media an enabling atmosphere to operate in the Valley, regretting that the communications blockade that has been in place for over 5...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.19

Imposing Hindi will not bind Indians together

Sir — Within days of having claimed that Hindi should be accepted as a common language by all Indians, the home minister, Amit Shah, has now said that he does not mean to impose the language on anyo...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.19

The news media in India and Pakistan

A report on the state of global media freedom compiled by the British House of Commons’s Foreign Affairs Committee came out recently. The committee chair, Tom Tugendhat, said, “When journalists lo...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Kashmir journalists raise voice

Kashmiri journalists have broken their silence on the month-long communication blockade in the Valley, saying in a statement: “Journalists have been crippled, overwhelmingly disabling them from repo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

India  /  Published 01.09.19

Torture cry in Kashmir

Reputable international media organisations are reporting instances of alleged torture and detention through home intrusion in Kashmir since the August 5 lockdown that has also impeded newsgathering.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.08.19

Big favour! Press Council agrees to do its job

The Press Council of India (PCI), a statutory authority whose visualised objectives include safeguarding the freedom of the press, on Tuesday declared that it would speak up for freedom of the press i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

J&K reportage: Surely the govt has nothing to fear?

Silence has not yet overtaken the country. The communication blackout in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir prompted the Editors Guild of India to issue a statement five days after the Centre annou...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.19

A government that keeps the media in the dark

In the run-up to the bolt-from-the-blue move to amend Article 370, scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, both the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party machinery led by the Union home mi...
By The Telegraph in


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