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Press Club of India Demands Case Dropping Of Tripura Police Against Two Women Scribes

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The Press Club of India strongly condemns the detention and harassment of two Delhi-based women reporters, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by Tripura state police under charges of spreading communal hatred. The reporters were booked for creating hatred between communities for fabricating, concealing truth," the journalist's body said in a statement.

Kashmiri Journalists To PCI Team: We Work In An Extremely Hostile Environment

Oct 15, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The team arrived here on October 13 to probe the intimidation and harassment of journalists in Jammu and Kashmir. The panel comprises group editor of Dainik Bhaskar Prakash Dubey, New Indian Express journalist Gurbir Singh and editor of Jan Morcha Suman Gupta.

PCI Team To Inquire Allegations Of Journalists’ Harassment In Kashmir

The Press Council Of India(PCI) has constituted a three member team, following former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s letter about ‘harrowing state’ of journalism in Kashmir.

Send Fact-Finding Team To Kashmir To See What Journalists Going Through: Mehbooba Mufti To PCI

Sep 27, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The former Chief Minister of J&K asked the Press Council of India (PCI) to take notice of harassment, raids and snooping of journalists in the Valley.

Kashmir Press Club Condemns J&K Police For Questioning A Journalist Over Tweet About Film Policy

Irfan Amin Malik in a written testament to the Kashmir Press Club said that he was summoned by police Sunday morning after he tweeted about the recently launched film policy.

04 April, 2021

Press Council Seeks Tripura Govt’s Response On Complaint About Open Threat To Journalists

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb had said in September last year that some newspapers are 'getting over-excited and trying to confuse people. Neither history nor I will forgive them'

03 December, 2020

Treat Journalists Who Died Due To Coronavirus As 'Covid Warriors': Press Council Of India


Frame and implement a group insurance scheme for journalists, PCI further recommended in a letter to the Centre and state governments.

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.

28 August, 2019

Editors Guild Slams Press Council For Backing Media Ban In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

The Editors Guild of India said it believes that it is a free media that offers a reliable feedback loop to those in charge of governance, and therefore, "a free media is very much in the national interest".

24 August, 2019

Press Council Of India Moves SC To Back Communication Blackout In Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

The Press Council of India has justified the communication blockade in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that due to the security concerns there can be reasonable restrictions on the media.

13 July, 2019

Shocked Over Kangana's Uncivilised, Abusive Language Against Media: Press Club Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

Members of the Press Club of India said in a statement that they are anguished and shocked at the incident and condemned Ranaut's behaviour and language towards PTI journalist Justin Rao.


03 January, 2019

Political Leadership Should Be Temperate In Criticism Of Each Other, Media: Press Association

Outlook Web Bureau

The three media bodies expressed concern over the "gradual decline in nature of political discourse, more so in a highly polarised political environment".

06 May, 2018

Press Council of India 'Rejects' India's Ranking On World Press Freedom Index

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the RWB's annual report released on April 25, India dropped down two places -- from 136 last year to 138.

11 April, 2018

Media Bodies Write To PM, Seek His Intervention In PCI's 'Arbitrary Reconstitution' Matter

Outlook Web Bureau

"The reconstitution...Undertaken by Chairman Justice (retd) C K Prasad has overlooked precedent and adopted a process to keep out certain media associations and candidates."

04 April, 2018

Prime Minister Is Kite-Flying, More Such Orders To Muzzle Media Are In Store, Says Arun Shourie

Outlook Web Bureau

He also called the Modi-led government the biggest perpetrator of fake news.

04 April, 2018

Fake News Is A Global Menace, Nothing Wrong If Govt Taking Steps To Stop It, Says PCI

Outlook Web Bureau

The Council's comments came after PM Modi ordered the I&B Ministry to cancel its contentious guidelines on fake news


04 April, 2018

Fake News Is A Global Menace, Nothing Wrong If Govt Taking Steps To Stop It, Says PCI

Outlook Web Bureau

The Council's comments came after PM Modi ordered the I&B Ministry to cancel its contentious guidelines on fake news

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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.

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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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