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...
  • 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. ...