Freedom of press
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Jul 24, 2017
Turkish journalists from Oppn newspaper Cumhuriyet go on trial after being accused of supporting terrorist groupSeventeen employees of a Turkish Opposition newspaper went on trial on Monday accused of supporting a terrorist group, a case seen by government critics as a further sign that freedom of expression is under attack
Jul 04, 2017
Qatar-Gulf crisis: 'Demand to shut down Al Jazeera is unjustified,' acting managing director tells FirstpostAl Jazeera on Monday released a video on its Facebook page, demanding freedom of the press in response to the list of demands served to the Qatar government by the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Jun 16, 2017
Centre believes in freedom of press, no media gagging under Narendra Modi: Venkaiah NaiduThere is no media gagging under the present regime and the media is completely free to write and express their views, information and broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.
Jun 16, 2017
CBI to The New York Times editorial on NDTV raids: India does not require lesson on freedom of pressThe New York Times published a scathing piece on the NDTV raids. The editorial was not left unheard, as it received a letter to the editor from the CBI
Jun 12, 2017
Hamid Ansari says free, responsible media is important, can hold power to accountAmid raging debate over the role of the press and its freedom in the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said only a "free and responsible" media could hold power to account in this age of "post-truths" and "alternative facts".
Jun 11, 2017
CBI raids Prannoy Roy's home: Arun Shourie's battle for press freedom is only for media eliteEver since the CBI raided the home of the NDTV promoter Prannoy Roy earlier this week, a concerted campaign has been launched by a section of the media, alleging that the freedom of the press is under severe threat from the Narendra Modi-led government.
Jun 09, 2017
CBI raids: NDTV founder Prannoy Roy says 'never touched black money'; vows to fight caseNDTV network founder Prannoy Roy on Friday said the CBI case against him was "ridiculous and a concocted set of facts".
Jun 07, 2017
CBI raids on NDTV promoters: Why charges of 'assault on media freedom' do not flyAt a time when important questions are being raised in India about media freedom following CBI raids on the properties of NDTV proprietors, it is easy to overlook the fact that when it comes to freedom of expression, the turf is still heavily skewed in favour of the Congress-Left ecosystem.
Jun 06, 2017
CBI's wafer-thin jurisdiction in alleged offences makes raids on NDTV's Prannoy Roy fully suspectMonday evening, NDTV released an updated statement where it produced a letter from ICICI Bank which showed that all loans it had taken from the bank had been repaid in full.
Jun 06, 2017
CBI raids Prannoy Roy's house: Press bodies condemn attempt to 'intimidate media'Various press bodies on Tuesday expressed "deep concern" over the CBI raids at the residence of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy, saying they condemn any "attempt" to either "intimidate the media" or put curbs on its freedom.