MEDIA GAG

  • IDay speech row: Is the government trying to control TV news content? November 7, 2013

    After advocating a ban on opinion polls, the Congress party on Thursday decided to boycott television debates on opinion polls. The Congress, staring at a massive defeat if prepoll surveys by news channels are right, defended its warning to electronic media on the coverage of PM's Independence Day speech and...
  • Curfew continues in Srinagar, relaxed in many towns February 14, 2013

    Srinagar: Curfew continued for the sixth day in the old city areas of Srinagar on February 14, even as authorities decided to extend curfew relaxation in many other towns of the valley. Curfew was imposed in parts of the state after Afzal Guru, convicted in the parliament attack case of...
  • Omar says no media gag, newspapers chose not to print February 13, 2013

    Srinagar: As several media offices resumed functioning on February 13 after a gap of four days, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said there was no ban imposed on publication of newspapers but the dailies had chosen not to print as curfew had made distribution impossible. "There is NO ban on newspapers...
  • Is there no press freedom in Kashmir? February 12, 2013

    For the fourth consecutive day, no newspapers in Kashmir are being printed as the media gag is in force in the wake of hanging of Azfal Guru. ...
  • Curfew, media gag to continue in Kashmir till Friday February 12, 2013

    Srinagar: There have been no newspapers in the Valley for the last three days following the Afzal Guru execution. An unofficial media gag order has prohibited the publication of newspapers in the valley. The biggest news in a decade have been restricted from being reported, and the curbs are...
  • Singur case: Judge refuses to gag media July 19, 2011

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday witnessed moments of high drama during hearing on Singur issue with Tata Motors' counsel refusing to argue the case over the alleged "personal attack" by a West Bengal government lawyer and the judge turning down Advocate General's plea to order a media gag...