Indian Media

  • Border most common word used in Indian media reports on China August 21, 2013

    Beijing: Apart from "China" and "India", "border" is the most common word used by Indian media in their reports on China as they stepped up coverage on the country, while the official media in Beijing registered a steady decline in its reportage on India, according to a survey. The report by the Global...
  • 'Make self-regulation robust to avoid judicial intervention' May 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Manish Tewari on Saturday was called for a robust self-regulation in media to "keep out judicial intervention". "Content regulation in the media space is not going to come out of political executive, but will come out of the judicial process. Make self-regulation more inclusive...
  • Media demonising Muslim community: Justice Markandey Katju April 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: "Discrimination" against Muslims is giving rise to a feeling of injustice among them, Press Council Chairman Markanedya Katju claimed on Sunday and rebuked the media for what he described as "demonising" Muslim community through "irresponsible" journalism. "Whenever a bomb blast occurs or such incident takes place, within an hour...
  • The Last Word: Indian media's response to soldiers' killing jingoistic? January 10, 2013

    Two soldiers were killed in the Mendhar sector of Poonch district along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistani troopers. The Army confirmed that the body of one of them had been badly mutilated. ...
  • FTN: Indian media steers clear of reporting on the Gandhi family? October 9, 2012

    Sagarika Ghose: Rare glimpses of the Gandhi family giving those very rare interviews to the press, the Gandhis almost never speak. In the wake of the allegations against him Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra today deleted his Facebook account after a controversial posting about India being a banana republic with...
  • Media deliberately dividing people: PCI Chief October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Speaking to Karan Thapar, the new Chairman of the Press Council of India Markandey Katju slammed the media saying that he is very disappointed with the way in which the Indian media works. Katju also said that the media is not working for the interest of the people...
  • Fashion icon tag irks Hina Rabbani Khar July 29, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistan's young Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar might have caught New Delhi's imagination, but her depiction in the Indian media as a 'fashion icon' seemed to have irked her. Pakistan's youngest and first woman foreign minister, who returned to Pakistan on Thursday after a three-day visit to New Delhi, reacted...
  • Transparency of Indian media under scrutiny May 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Transparency was the key question that the Indian media faced through 2010, with "paid news" and "cash for coverage" remaining in public focus throughout the year, a report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said on Tuesday on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. "The media industry...
  • The Last Word: Media coverage of Egypt crisis February 5, 2011

    In 'The Last Word', Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts Indian media's coverage of Egypt unrest. ...
  • Egypt PM says sorry to media February 3, 2011

    The media crews reporting from Cairo faced trouble from allegedly pro Mubarak protestors. ...
  • Indian media stoked feelings of outrage: Australian envoy June 13, 2009

    Melbourne: Australia's image in India has been damaged after attacks on Indian students, Canberra's envoy to New Delhi John McCarthy has said, adding that "India's voracious 24-hour cable news channels helped stoke the wave of fear and outrage among Indians in both countries". "It's done damage. You can't have three...
  • Prime Minister puts on hold media gag bill January 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday put the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act on hold. Sources told CNN-IBN that the PM wanted to take into account the media's reservations on the matter. It is believed that the Government's proposed amendments to the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act were drawn...
  • Govt for more media regulations, editors unhappy January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The government's proposed amendments to the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act have been drawn against the backdrop of the 26/11 attacks. While the media has put in place a method of self regulation after it came in for cristicism over the coverage of the 26/11 terror, the government...
  • Brit press gets Shilpa's nod, Indian media tight slap January 9, 2008

    Mumbai: The unofficial ambassador of racism, Shilpa Shetty, seems to be favouring the British press more than the Indian media. When the British media quizzed her about her love life, she confirmed her relationship with Raj Kundra, however, when the Indian journalists tried to get her talking, she threatened with a...