India  /  Published 04.05.22

Press freedom: India slips eight places

India has fallen eight places on the World Press Freedom Index brought out by the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, which ranked it at 150 out of the 180 countries mapped. This is a big plunge f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.04.22

Protesters stripped inside prison

  A journalist and a few activists who were protesting against the arrest of an artist were detained and forced to strip down to their undergarments while in police custody in Madhya Pradesh'...
By Our Bureau, PTI

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Scribes on call

This month’s “10 Most Urgent” list from the One Free Press Coalition features journalists covering the war in Ukraine. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, millions of peopl...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 06.04.22

Attack on scribes condemned

The police have denied detaining any journalist. ‘Too scared’ The FIR has left Faisal too shaken to speak, one of the seven journalists said, while seeking anonymity for himself. &ldquo...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.04.22

Hate-mongers’ free run in Delhi

A Delhi High Court judge had recently triggered controversy by observing during a hate speech hearing that something said “with a smile” entails “no criminality”. ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


World  /  Published 23.03.22

Muratov to sell Nobel to aid refugees

Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, a co-winner of last year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Tuesday he would donate his Nobel medal to be auctioned to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees.  The...
By Reuters

India  /  Published 15.02.22

Voices of support for MediaOne

Politicians and civil society members on Monday joined journalists in demanding restoration of the transmission licence of Malayalam channel MediaOne News. “We hope that in the current instance...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

More mischief: Press accreditation

Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy; it is democracy. Those words from the iconic American broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite, who was often dubbed the ‘most trusted man i...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.02.22

Kerala HC verdict on MediaOne on Tuesday

Kerala High Court will on Tuesday pronounce its judgment on the petition filed by Malayalam channel MediaOne challenging the Union information and broadcasting ministry’s order revoking its lice...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 01.02.22

Jammu and Kashmir cops call Valley journalists

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday issued summons to two journalists for purportedly sharing a Pulwama family’s claim that their 17-year-old son, who died during a gunfight on Sunday, was in...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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