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  • Kerala: BJP slams Sonia for meeting Bukhari 05-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Kochi: Hitting out at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari, BJP on Saturday said a "deliberate" attempt was being made to "communalise" the Lok Sabha polls. "A deliberate attempt is being made by Sonia Gandhi to communalise the election," BJP leader Ravi...
  • Anand Sahay re-elected as Press Club of India President 31-03-2014 12:06 AM

    New Delhi: Anand Kishore Sahay was on Sunday re-elected president of the Press Club of India while Nadeem Ahmad Kazmi became the secretary-general. The election was held at the Press Club of India on Saturday and the votes were counted on Sunday. Dinesh Sharma has been elected as the Vice...
  • TWTW: Has the press become the punching bag for politicians 23-03-2014 02:47 PM

    In this week's episode, Cyrus Broacha held discussion with a panel of experts on whether the press has become a punching bag for politicians. ...
  • Open Mike: Are journalists paid by politicians to subvert news during election time? 19-03-2014 10:57 PM

    Even after facing severe criticism over his remarks on the media, a defiant Arvind Kejriwal continued his attack accusing the media of favouring Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and ignoring the Aam Aadmi Party. In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Press...
  • AAP blames news channels, defends Arvind Kejriwal's paid media remark 14-03-2014 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: A press conference called by the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday turned into a warzone between journalists and the party spokespersons over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's recent attack on the media. At a charity dinner in Nagpur, Kejriwal had said that he will send all the "paid media...
  • India 4th most dangerous country for journalists 19-02-2014 04:34 PM

    One hundred and thirty-four journalists and media support staff were killed while on reporting assignments last year, with India fourth on the list of countries with the most number of deaths, the London-based International News Safety Institute (INSI) said on Tuesday. Most of those killed were targeted deliberately. Of these,...
  • The image which won World Press Photo Award for 2013 15-02-2014 01:51 PM

    The Hague: American photographer John Stanmeyer has won the World Press Photo award for 2013, it was announced Friday. Stanmeyer, of the VII Photo Agency, submitted a picture of African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal...
  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers protest against Pak band, 20 arrested 04-02-2014 11:58 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers barged into the Mumbai Press Club to disrupt a press conference held by a Pakistani sufi band on Tuesday. The band named Meekal Hasan was here to announce a joint India-Pakistan band. Twenty people including three women have been arrested on charges of rioting, trespass, and...
  • Shiv Sena workers protest against Pak band at Mumbai press club 04-02-2014 03:28 PM

    Mumbai: Nearly 50-70 workers of the Shiv Sena barged inside the Mumbai Press Club on Tuesday where a Pakistani band was holding a press conference and shouted slogans against them. The sloganeering Shiv Sena activists demanded that Pakistani Sufi band Mekaal Hasan be sent back. "No Pakistani individual or group...
  • Life expectancy increased by 5 years in the past decade, claims UPA 27-01-2014 10:25 PM

    As the second term of the United Progressive Alliance nears its end, a data released by the government shows that the health indicators across the country have shown significant improvements in the last 10 years. According to a Press Information Bureau release, life expectancy across India has increased by 5...
  • Kaushambi residents disrupt AAP press meet 16-01-2014 11:23 PM

    A press conference of Aam Aadmi Party was disrupted on Thursday by some residents of Kaushambi area who alleged that the party volunteers are causing inconvenience to them by parking their vehicles outside their houses. As the press meet of party leader Yogendra Yadav which was being held on the...
  • It was a press conference of a failed leader: Arun Jaitley on PM 03-01-2014 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after the latter addressed a press conference and clarified that he's not in the race for prime ministerial in 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Jaitley said, "There was a historic opportunity for the...
  • PM's press meet: Smiling journalists, fuming journalists 03-01-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: When there's too much buzz over a Prime Minister's press conference, you know the man has not spoken enough. On Friday it was the first time in three years. The start was predictable. Showcasing of his work for 10 years. No smile, tense staff, even more tense media...
  • Manmohan rates Indo-US nuclear deal as the best moment of his tenure 03-01-2014 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called signing of the Indo-US nuclear deal as the best moment of his 10 year long tenure. "My best moment as PM was when we struck a nuclear deal with the US," he said. The PM, however, ducked questions on the lowest moments during...
  • 2006-2013: Manmohan Singh's best quotes to the media as Prime Minister 03-01-2014 01:22 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ruled himself out of the race for prime ministership after the next elections holding that Rahul Gandhi had "outstanding credentials" for the top job but said Narendra Modi as PM will be "disastrous" for the country. He said the Congress party would decide on its prime...
  • Manmohan opts out of PM race, says did his best, Modi as PM will be a disaster 03-01-2014 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday virtually announced his retirement from politics as he ruled himself out of the 2014 prime minister's race and launched a scathing attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of presiding over the mass massacre during the 2002 riots in the...
  • Manmohan is an honest man, should have spoken from the heart: Experts 03-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Political analysts said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh mostly exonerated himself during the press conference while pointing out that he should have answered the questions about his government's performance head on. Rating the press conference as "average," analysts said that Manmohan Singh spoke like an outgoing PM. Neerja Choudhary said...
  • Will hand over charge to a new PM after next elections: Manmohan Singh 03-01-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made it clear that he has no intention of stepping down from his post before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "I will continue till the next elections. After that I will hand over the baton to other prime minister," he said during his media...
  • Full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech 03-01-2014 11:26 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the media at the newly built National Media Centre on Raisina Marg. This is his third press meet after he took charge as the Prime Minister in May 2004. Here is the full text: Friends, First, let me wish you all a very happy New...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tenure in his own words 03-01-2014 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: 12:13 pm: I sincerely believe that whatever Narendra Modi has said is not going to materialise. 12:13 pm: India is a hospitable environment for FDI and will continue to be so: PM 12:09 pm: On being called 'an overrated economist and an underrated politician'. - I have done...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference 03-01-2014 09:57 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets the media in a conference for only the third - and perhaps last - time in nine and a half years. Follow our live updates. ...
  • Before PM's speech, BJP wants him to answer 5 questions 03-01-2014 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference on Friday, BJP asked him some probing questions, including how he thinks history would judge his tenure, "failure" to assert himself against corruption and "subversion" of constitutional institutions. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said he would...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 31-12-2013 09:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP slashes power tariff, 50 pc cut for up to 400 units 31-12-2013 09:46 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another of his...
  • PM press conference on Jan 3, speculation on his future continues 31-12-2013 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: The last day of 2013 has sparked off fresh speculation over prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh's future. The announcement of a press conference by the prime minister on Friday comes a day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram told CNBC TV18 that the Congress should a prime ministerial candidate...
  • Manmohan Singh to address media in early January 28-12-2013 06:07 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to address a press conference in early January, informed sources said on Saturday. They said the press conference was likely to be held in the first week of January but the venue and date are not finalised. The sources said it would be Manmohan...
  • Losing the information war

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Because politicians see voters as gullible, they continue to suppress or distort information Don't like the results of an opinion poll that forecasts a possible...

  • The press should be avoided like cancer: Alec Baldwin 08-11-2013 02:14 PM

    London: Actor Alec Baldwin has spoken out against the press, insisting that it should be avoided like cancer. The 55-year-old, who has made a documentary about the movie industry called 'Seduced and Abandoned', said that it is more difficult now than ever to do deal with the media, reported Digital...