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Oct 23, 2017
'Tughlaqi Maharani': As Rajasthan ordinance issue goes viral on Twitter, Opposition doesn't spare Vasundhara Raje govtThe war over the Rajasthan government ordinance to protect bureaucrats and judges from being scrutinised for any on-duty action has heated up on Twitter, so much so that it is one of the top trends on the micro-blogging site.
Oct 23, 2017
Editors Guild of India calls Rajasthan ordinance protecting babus, judges from scrutiny 'an instrument to harass media'The Editor Guild of India on Sunday expressed concerns over Rajasthan government's decision to bring a law protecting, both serving and former judges, magistrates and bureaucrats in Rajasthan from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction.
Oct 20, 2017
Ahmedabad court bars The Wire from writing on Jay Shah's businesses, website says it will challenge 'gag order'An Ahmedabad court on Monday barred the news website from writing any more articles on Jay Shah's businesses.
Sep 22, 2017
Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick's killing is an attempt to 'muzzle' press freedom, says Arunachal Pradesh media associationsThe media fraternity in Arunachal Pradesh condemned the killing of Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick, saying it was an attempt to "muzzle" the freedom of the press.
Sep 06, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Why are Narendra Modi, Mohan Bhagwat silent on journalist's killing, asks CPICPI questioned the "astonishing silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the killing of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh
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".