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Editors Guild of India

Govt Agencies Used To Suppress Free Press: Editors Guild On IT Raids At Dainik Bhaskar

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement, the EGI said that it is concerned that government agencies are being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism.

Muslim Man's Assault Video: Editors Guild Condemns FIR Against Journalists, Seeks Immediate Withdrawal

Jun 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The EGI said, 'this wanton use of the law' to criminalise reporting and dissent to harass independent media was condemnable.

Declare Journalists As Frontline Workers, Vaccinate Them On Priority: Editors Guild To Govt

'News media is included in essential services. Therefore, it will only be fair that journalists be given this cover of protection,' the statement said.

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

Mar 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in seeking control and regulate digital news media

Editor’s Guild Expresses Concern Over New Media Ethics Code

‘Various provisions in these rules can place unreasonable restrictions on digital news media, and consequently media at large,’ the Guild said. .

12 February, 2021

EGI Demands Probe After Webinar Gets Spammed With Obscene Comments, Songs

Outlook Web Bureau

Within a few minutes of the webinar starting, it saw participation from people who first started posting music videos and then shared obscene comments.

10 February, 2021

Editors Guild Of India Condemns ED Raids At Delhi-Based News Portal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday carried out searches at eight premises of the news portal—NewsClick and at those of its promoters and editors.

04 December, 2020

'Khalistani', 'Anti-National' Labels On Farmers Marring Credibility: Editors Guild


The body also advised media organisations to be fair and balanced in reporting the protests.

23 November, 2020

Patricia Mukhim Case Reflection Of Threat To Freedom Of Speech In India, Says Editors Guild


The criminal complaint was filed in response to her Facebook post in July 2020 over a skirmish between tribal and non-tribal youth in Lawsohtun at a basketball court.

21 November, 2020

Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Preetha Nair

Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.

19 November, 2020

Editors Guild Of India Raises Concern Over Attacks On Scribes In Assam


Journalists in Assam have been subjected to mob attacks, intimidation and threats


09 November, 2020

Editors Guild of India Writes To UP CM Over Press Freedom In The State

Outlook Web Bureau

Listing out instances of harassment of journalists in the state, the letter said the Guild was keen to send a team to Lucknow to discuss ways to ensure their safety and well-being

08 November, 2020

Editors Guild of India Mulls Sending Fact-Finding Teams To J&K, UP, Odisha

Outlook Web Bureau

The move assumes significance in the wake of escalating arrests and attacks on journalists across the country in recent months.

07 November, 2020

'We Questioned The Way Goswami Was Arrested, We Didn't Demand His Release'

Preetha Nair

Seema Mustafa, President of Editors Guild of India (EGI), spoke to Outlook about the recent spate of arrests of journalists across the country and her views on an independent press.

04 November, 2020

If Arnab Is Bad, State Vendetta Is Worse

Ruben Banerjee

It’s a larger malaise that threatens the country’s media, with Arnab being the latest victim. In all certainty, he won't be the last.

04 November, 2020

Editors Guild 'Shocked To Learn' Of Arnab Goswami's Arrest, Issues Statement Condemning The Action

Outlook Web Bureau

The press body calls upon the Chief Minister of Maharashtra to refrain from misuse of power against the Republic TV journalist.

17 October, 2020

Editors Guild Of India Gets Its First Elected President

Outlook Web Bureau

The Editors Guild of India held elections for its new office-bearers this Friday, signaling a marked departure from its earlier practice of being guided by consensus.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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