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  • Senior journalists condemn Kejriwal's statements on media 14-03-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: The top journalists in the country have expressed serious displeasure over Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement against the media. Veteran journalist and former secretary general of the Editors Guild of India KS Sachidanandamurthy has questioned the AAP over its statement. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said, "The...
  • Shinde clarifies his remarks on 'crushing media', says it was for social media 25-02-2014 07:46 AM

    Mumbai: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday clarified his remarks on crushing the elements of media for spreading false propaganda against the Congress. Shinde said, "My comments were on social media. It was with regards to the issue related to the Northeast students who were being targeted in Hyderabad...
  • Editors Guild issues notice to AAP for statements against media 24-02-2014 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party for the statements made against media. "It is ironic that those figures who built their reputations through media are now turning against it," it said. The notice reads, "It is equally disquieting to...
  • Sexual assault case: Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal charged with rape 17-02-2014 01:00 PM

    Panaji: Almost three months after a woman journalist working in Tehelka accused its Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her, he was on Monday charged with rape by Goa Police. Tejpal has also been slapped with charges of sexual harassment and outraging the modesty of a woman. Police reportedly filed...
  • Chargesheet against Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal to be filed today 17-02-2014 08:51 AM

    Panaji: Goa police will on Monday file charge sheet against Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal who was accused of sexually assaulting his woman colleague during the 'Think Fest'. The charge sheet would be filed before Principal Additional Sessions court judge Anuja Prabhudesai, sources said. Tejpal (50) has been accused of raping...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal's custody ends today 10-02-2014 09:25 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's custody in the sexual assault case ends on Monday. Tejpal had applied for bail to the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court. The plea is slated for hearing this week. It is also expected that the Goa Police will file a charge sheet...
  • BEA objects to Narendra Modi's comments against Indian journalists 30-09-2013 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: The Broadcast Editors' Association has objected to Gujrata Chief Minister Narendra Modi's comments against Indian journalists at Sunday's rally in Delhi. Modi said the journalists in New York should have slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's alleged statement in which he purportedly called India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
  • Attack on journalists by Asaram supporters 'unfortunate': I&B Minister 31-08-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Asaram's supporters on Saturday launched an attack on CNN-IBN sister concern IBN7's reporter Bhawani Deora. An IBN7 video journalist has also been injured in the attack. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari condemned the incident and urged the Rajasthan government to take strict action in the...
  • Amit Saigal of Rock Street Journal drowns in Goa 05-01-2012 03:24 PM

    New Delhi: Amit Saigal, founder and editor of music magazine the Rock Street Journal, drowned while swimming off a Goa beach on Thursday, officials said. Saigal was swimming with his friends near their anchored sail boat off Bogmalo beach, 35 km from Panaji in Goa. "Saigal's friends who were present...
  • Editors Guild slams Katju for media remarks 01-11-2011 10:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has severely criticised comments made by Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on the media. The Guild said that Justice Katju's words had touched a new low in the discourse over the functioning of the media and it totally opposed the...
  • Editors Guild opposes powers sought by PCI chief 01-11-2011 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has condemned the scathing remarks of the new chairman of Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, on the media. The Guild has also strongly opposed powers sought by Justice Katju to impose fines, withdraw ads and to suspend the licence to publish...
  • New rules for broadcasters: Who decides on content violation? 12-10-2011 06:01 PM

    The cabinet has approved an Information and Broadcasting proposal which fixes the criteria for granting licences to TV channels. According to the new guidelines approved by the Cabinet on Friday, a channel can renew its broadcast licence only if it has less than five violations of the programming and advertisements...
  • Broadcasters unhappy with new TV norms 09-10-2011 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Under attack over scams and corruption issues and also the Anna wave, the UPA has decided to go in for image correction by issuing new guidelines for issuing licence to TV channels. But one of its proposals has angered the Broadcast Editors' Association. The UPA watched the spreading...
  • PM clears the air on statement made on Bangladesh 05-07-2011 08:28 AM

    New Delhi: India went into damage control mode on Monday after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made controversial comments on Bangladesh at the Editors meet he held in the capital last week. The Prime Ministers Office (PMO) staff had published Dr Manmohan Singh's off-the-record fears of 25 per cent of all...
  • Full text: PM's Q&A session with Editors 29-06-2011 09:26 PM

    Q: Sir, you did not mention anything about our neighbourhood. A: Well, neighbourhood worries me a great deal, quite frankly. You have a situation in Sri Lanka. The decimation of the LTTE was something which is good. But the Tamil problem does not disappear, with the defeat of the LTTE....
  • I am in command: PM tells Editors 29-06-2011 08:53 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday met a group of editors, without the presence of TV cameras. The idea was to dispel the criticism that he hasn't been responding on key issues. Singh tried to set the record straight, that he is still very much in command. The...
  • Grievances of Tamils in Lanka 'legitiamte': PM 29-06-2011 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the grievances of Tamils in Sri Lanka as 'legitimate', Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said India's efforts was to persuade the Sri Lankan government to ensure that all are treated as equal citizens as what is happening there has a domestic dimension. During an interaction with...
  • Not a lameduck or a puppet PM: Manmohan 29-06-2011 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Under fire for his silence, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Editors as part of his new media outreach strategy on Wednesday and showed he's the boss. Dismissing talk that he is a "lameduck" Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh said he has been entrusted with the job by the Congress...
  • PM Manmohan Singh to meet editors today 29-06-2011 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will break his silence on Wednesday in a meeting with editors just ahead of the impending Cabinet reshuffle. Manmohan Singh, battling criticism for his prolonged silence on key issues, plans to be more communicative with the media. He will be briefing senior editors of...