World Press

  • LS polls: Congress targets Modi over press freedom May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday charged Narendra Modi with destroying media freedom in Gujarat and questioned his promise of ridding politics of criminals when he "embraces" accused like Amit Shah and Babubhai Bukharia. Taking a dig at the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate over his extending greetings to journalists on World...
  • Modi wishes journalists on World Press Freedom Day, slams DD row May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has slammed the row over his interview to Doordarshan. Taking to Twitter on World Press Freedom Day, the BJP PM candidate said, "On days such as this, I feel very sad to see our National TV channel struggling to maintain...
  • The image which won World Press Photo Award for 2013 February 15, 2014

    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 from...
  • Top photo award for Arab Spring portrait February 10, 2012

    Amsterdam: A portrait of a veiled woman cradling a wounded relative in her arms, taken in Yemen by Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda for The New York Times, won the top World Press Photo prize on Friday. The photograph captured a moment in the conflict in Yemen, when demonstrators against outgoing president...
  • World press reacts positively to Verdict 2009 May 21, 2009

    New Delhi: It's been a busy weekend for Financial Times correspondent James Fontanella. He has been updating his website every few hours since the results of the Indian Elections started poring in on Saturday. And on Monday morning the party was still not over. "The confirmation of Congress but with...
  • India, 12 other countries unsafe for journalists: Survey May 1, 2008

    United Nations: Thirteen countries are the worst offenders in letting killers of journalists get away with murder - from war-torn Iraq and Somalia to peaceful democracies including Mexico, Russia and India - the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. The committee said governments in the 13 countries have consistently failed...