GAG ORDER

  • Rashid Alvi terms Congress's spokesperson list immaterial September 16, 2014

    Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order with the Congress media department head Ajay Maken ruling that only spokespersons were authorised to speak. ...
  • Don't need a noun before my name to air my views, says Tewari as Congress names new spokespersons September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A defiant Manish Tewari on Monday hit out at the Congress for virtually putting a gag order against him and Rashid Alvi for speaking "without authorisation". The former information and broadcasting minister said that he didn't need a noun before his name to express his opinions. "There are certain...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC allows media to cover day-to-day trial March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday lifted the gag order on media and ruled that the media will now be allowed to report on the trial of four accused in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case. The trial till now was being held in-camera on the orders of...
  • AI engineers protest gag order, go on strike May 25, 2010

    New Delhi: Air India (AI) engineers go on a flash strike to protest against gag order issued by management. Air India had sent a showcause notice to engineers for speaking to the media on the Mangalore crash. This comes after sources had told CNNIBN that cabin crew operating on the illfated...
  • Left Front puts gag order on its Bengal leaders November 17, 2009

    Kolkata: The Left Front on Tuesday forbade its leaders from making statements that encroach on decisions made by the coalition government in West Bengal. "It has been noticed that some leaders are making statements publicly which encroach on the policy decisions of the Left Front. It has been decided that they...
  • Army gagged, warned against leaking secrets June 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Government has issued a directive banning officials who have served in sensitive security agencies from writing books or appearing as guest experts on TV channels. A lifetime ban has also been imposed on officers from publishing anything relating to "sensitive assignments" they carried out during their service. To...
  • Raj Thackeray ends Mumbai court gag order March 25, 2008

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has ended a courtenforced gag order almost a month after it was imposed on him in the wake of his antiNorth Indian tirade last month. Addressing his party workers at the Shivaji Park, Thackeray said he is keeping quiet because this was examination time...
  • Raj Thackeray may be muzzled for some more time March 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's gag order may stay. The Mumbai Police could serve a showcause notice to the MNS leader on Tuesday even as the InsiderOutsider debate looks set to rock Parliament again. The police is to issue a fresh showcause notice to Raj Thackeray...