Press Freedom


'Press Freedom' - 72 News Result(s)

  • On ABP Journalists' Exit, Opposition vs Government In Parliament

    On ABP Journalists' Exit, Opposition vs Government  In Parliament

    The exit of two prominent journalists from a Hindi news channel was raised today in parliament, where opposition leaders alleged that the channel, ABP News, has been targeted over a report critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

  • Notice To Jammu And Kashmir Government In Shujaat Bukhari Killing Case

    Notice To Jammu And Kashmir Government In Shujaat Bukhari Killing Case

    The NHRC today sent a notice to Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary and the state's police chief in connection with the killing of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, and said the incident was causing "serious threat" to free speech and freedom of press in the state.

  • Press Council Of India Rejects World Press Freedom Index Over "Lack Of Clarity"

    Press Council Of India Rejects World Press Freedom Index Over "Lack Of Clarity"

    The Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138th among 180 countries, saying there was a "lack of clarity" on the inputs that weighed in the rankings which were based on "opinion or perception".

  • Free Press Makes For A Stronger Democracy: PM Modi On World Press Freedom Day

    Free Press Makes For A Stronger Democracy: PM Modi On World Press Freedom Day

    Multiplicity of ideas and human expression make us more vibrant as a society and a free press makes for a stronger democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on World Press Freedom Day today.

  • Aggressive Variant Of McCarthyism vs Media, Says Prannoy Roy

    Aggressive Variant Of McCarthyism vs Media, Says Prannoy Roy

    In its annual World Press Freedom Index released on Wednesday, the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said that India was now 138th-ranked in the world out of 180 countries measured, down two positions since 2017 and lower than countries like Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Myanmar. When the index was started in 2002, India was ranked 80th out of 139 ...

  • Outrage Over Centre's Rules For Journalists To Check Fake News: 10 Points

    Outrage Over Centre's Rules For Journalists To Check Fake News: 10 Points

    Journalists' accreditation can be suspended just on the accusation of fake news and they can lose their credentials permanently for a repeat offence, say new, unprecedented government rules announced by the government in an election year. The controversial guidelines, seen to leave journalists open to harassment, have sparked massive outrage and ra...

  • Singapore's Planned Terror Response Stokes Concerns Over Press Freedom

    Singapore's Planned Terror Response Stokes Concerns Over Press Freedom

    A proposed law in Singapore that would allow authorities to ban the transmission of images from terror attacks and reports about security operations has drawn criticism from non-government bodies and security experts as a curb on press freedom.

  • Corruption In India Growing, Country Slides Further Down In Index

    Corruption In India Growing, Country Slides Further Down In Index

    India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the "worst offenders" in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region.

  • Foreign Media On Aadhaar FIR Against Journalist: "Caused An Outcry"

    Foreign Media On Aadhaar FIR Against Journalist: "Caused An Outcry"

    The UIDAI has filed a police complaint against journalist Rachna Khaira of The Tribune who exposed a possible security breach in the country's vast biometric Aadhaar database that contains the personal details of over a billion citizens, raising fresh concerns about shrinking press freedom in India

  • Free Speech Cannot Be Absolute, Should Not Be Trampled Upon: Venkaiah Naidu

    Free Speech Cannot Be Absolute, Should Not Be Trampled Upon: Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that freedom of speech and expression cannot be "absolute" but it should also not be trampled upon. India's World Press Freedom Index ranking plunged to 136 in 2017.

  • UN Chief Presses For Release Of Arrested Reuters Journalists In Myanmar

    UN Chief Presses For Release Of Arrested Reuters Journalists In Myanmar

    The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.

  • Congress, BJP In War Of Words Over Journalist Vinod Verma's Arrest

    Congress, BJP In War Of Words Over Journalist Vinod Verma's Arrest

    Hitting out at the Congress, the BJP today said it was shameful that the opposition party was confusing media freedom with criminal activities. The comments came after the Congress accused the ruling party of squeezing press freedom, following the police taking journalist Vinod Verma into custody on extortion charges.

  • Withdraw Move That Endangers Press Freedom: Editors On Rajasthan Law

    Withdraw Move That Endangers Press Freedom: Editors On Rajasthan Law

    Rajasthan's new law shielding ministers, lawmakers and government officials from investigations into private complaints against them without sanction should be withdrawn as it "gives untrammelled power to even imprison journalists" and "endangers freedom of the press", the Editors Guild of India has said in a strong statement directed at Chief Mini...

  • Journalists Protest Violence, Demand Report On Probes From Rajnath Singh

    Journalists Protest Violence, Demand Report On Probes From Rajnath Singh

    Journalists gathered at the Press Club of India in New Delhi today to protest the recent spate of violence against mediapersons. Reporters and editors from across media channels and newspapers demanded a status report on all pending cases from Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • TV Channel Covering Alleged Corruption Of Kerala Minister Is Attacked

    TV Channel Covering Alleged Corruption Of Kerala Minister Is Attacked

    The office of a Kerala news channel was attacked earlier this morning; an editor who has been reporting on the allegedly illegal activities of a minister was sleeping the office when it was vandalised and is unhurt

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  • On ABP Journalists' Exit, Opposition vs Government In Parliament

    On ABP Journalists' Exit, Opposition vs Government  In Parliament

    The exit of two prominent journalists from a Hindi news channel was raised today in parliament, where opposition leaders alleged that the channel, ABP News, has been targeted over a report critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

  • Notice To Jammu And Kashmir Government In Shujaat Bukhari Killing Case

    Notice To Jammu And Kashmir Government In Shujaat Bukhari Killing Case

    The NHRC today sent a notice to Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary and the state's police chief in connection with the killing of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari, and said the incident was causing "serious threat" to free speech and freedom of press in the state.

  • Press Council Of India Rejects World Press Freedom Index Over "Lack Of Clarity"

    Press Council Of India Rejects World Press Freedom Index Over "Lack Of Clarity"

    The Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138th among 180 countries, saying there was a "lack of clarity" on the inputs that weighed in the rankings which were based on "opinion or perception".

  • Free Press Makes For A Stronger Democracy: PM Modi On World Press Freedom Day

    Free Press Makes For A Stronger Democracy: PM Modi On World Press Freedom Day

    Multiplicity of ideas and human expression make us more vibrant as a society and a free press makes for a stronger democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on World Press Freedom Day today.

  • Aggressive Variant Of McCarthyism vs Media, Says Prannoy Roy

    Aggressive Variant Of McCarthyism vs Media, Says Prannoy Roy

    In its annual World Press Freedom Index released on Wednesday, the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said that India was now 138th-ranked in the world out of 180 countries measured, down two positions since 2017 and lower than countries like Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Myanmar. When the index was started in 2002, India was ranked 80th out of 139 ...

  • Outrage Over Centre's Rules For Journalists To Check Fake News: 10 Points

    Outrage Over Centre's Rules For Journalists To Check Fake News: 10 Points

    Journalists' accreditation can be suspended just on the accusation of fake news and they can lose their credentials permanently for a repeat offence, say new, unprecedented government rules announced by the government in an election year. The controversial guidelines, seen to leave journalists open to harassment, have sparked massive outrage and ra...

  • Singapore's Planned Terror Response Stokes Concerns Over Press Freedom

    Singapore's Planned Terror Response Stokes Concerns Over Press Freedom

    A proposed law in Singapore that would allow authorities to ban the transmission of images from terror attacks and reports about security operations has drawn criticism from non-government bodies and security experts as a curb on press freedom.

  • Corruption In India Growing, Country Slides Further Down In Index

    Corruption In India Growing, Country Slides Further Down In Index

    India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the "worst offenders" in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region.

  • Foreign Media On Aadhaar FIR Against Journalist: "Caused An Outcry"

    Foreign Media On Aadhaar FIR Against Journalist: "Caused An Outcry"

    The UIDAI has filed a police complaint against journalist Rachna Khaira of The Tribune who exposed a possible security breach in the country's vast biometric Aadhaar database that contains the personal details of over a billion citizens, raising fresh concerns about shrinking press freedom in India

  • Free Speech Cannot Be Absolute, Should Not Be Trampled Upon: Venkaiah Naidu

    Free Speech Cannot Be Absolute, Should Not Be Trampled Upon: Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that freedom of speech and expression cannot be "absolute" but it should also not be trampled upon. India's World Press Freedom Index ranking plunged to 136 in 2017.

  • UN Chief Presses For Release Of Arrested Reuters Journalists In Myanmar

    UN Chief Presses For Release Of Arrested Reuters Journalists In Myanmar

    The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.

  • Congress, BJP In War Of Words Over Journalist Vinod Verma's Arrest

    Congress, BJP In War Of Words Over Journalist Vinod Verma's Arrest

    Hitting out at the Congress, the BJP today said it was shameful that the opposition party was confusing media freedom with criminal activities. The comments came after the Congress accused the ruling party of squeezing press freedom, following the police taking journalist Vinod Verma into custody on extortion charges.

  • Withdraw Move That Endangers Press Freedom: Editors On Rajasthan Law

    Withdraw Move That Endangers Press Freedom: Editors On Rajasthan Law

    Rajasthan's new law shielding ministers, lawmakers and government officials from investigations into private complaints against them without sanction should be withdrawn as it "gives untrammelled power to even imprison journalists" and "endangers freedom of the press", the Editors Guild of India has said in a strong statement directed at Chief Mini...

  • Journalists Protest Violence, Demand Report On Probes From Rajnath Singh

    Journalists Protest Violence, Demand Report On Probes From Rajnath Singh

    Journalists gathered at the Press Club of India in New Delhi today to protest the recent spate of violence against mediapersons. Reporters and editors from across media channels and newspapers demanded a status report on all pending cases from Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • TV Channel Covering Alleged Corruption Of Kerala Minister Is Attacked

    TV Channel Covering Alleged Corruption Of Kerala Minister Is Attacked

    The office of a Kerala news channel was attacked earlier this morning; an editor who has been reporting on the allegedly illegal activities of a minister was sleeping the office when it was vandalised and is unhurt

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