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Killing of 2 journalists sparks row over scribe safety: PCI urges govt to enact protective law

May 14, 2016

Killing of 2 journalists sparks row over scribe safety: PCI urges govt to enact protective law

Strongly condemning the killing of two journalists in Bihar and Jharkhand in the past couple of days, the Press Council of India (PCI) has demanded that a special law be enacted to ensure safety of scribes and cases of attacks on them be tried by fast-track courts. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #journalist #bIhar #Jharkhand #Press Council of India #PCI
Be ready for criticism, SC tells Katju over Parliament condemning him for Gandhi, Bose remarks

Aug 04, 2015

Be ready for criticism, SC tells Katju over Parliament condemning him for Gandhi, Bose remarks

SC said that the condemnation of Justice (retd.)Markandey Katju by Parliament for describing Mahatma Gandhi as a British agent and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as a Japanese agent did not prima facie violate his right to free speech. #Gandhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Press Council of India #Justice Katju #Subhash Chandra Bose
Press Council Condemns journalist's murder, demands SIT probe

Jun 10, 2015

Press Council Condemns journalist's murder, demands SIT probe

Strongly condemning the murder of a journalist who was allegedly burnt alive at Shahjehanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Press Council of India Chairman C K Prasad on Wednesday said it was an attack on freedom of press and demanded an SIT probe into the incident. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Press Council of India #PCI #Freedom of Press #SIT probe #C K Prasad #Shahjehanpur #Journalist murdered
Katju calls for re-evaluation of higher education in India

Dec 15, 2014

Katju calls for re-evaluation of higher education in India

Former Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju bemoaned about the abysmally low quality of research work carried out by most Indian universities. #Uttar Pradesh #India #Education #TheySaidIt #Aligarh #UP #Press Council of India #Justice Markandey Katju #Former PCI chairman
Justice Katju condemns assault on media persons in Hisar, seeks probe

Nov 18, 2014

Justice Katju condemns assault on media persons in Hisar, seeks probe

Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Tuesday condemned the alleged police action against media persons in Hisar. #India #Media #Godman #TheySaidIt #Haryana #Press Council of India #Hisar #Justice Markandey Katju #PCI #Sant Rampal #contempt of court case #PCI chairman
KCR's comments on media highly objectionable, says Katju

Sep 11, 2014

KCR's comments on media highly objectionable, says Katju

Press Council of India (PCI) Chairperson Justice (retd) Markandey Katju today termed the reported comments made by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with regard to the media as "highly objectionable and totally unacceptable in a democracy". #Media #NewsTracker #K. Chandrasekhar Rao #Press Council of India #Markandey Katju #KCR
Media needs to combat all social evils: Markandey Katju

Aug 18, 2014

Media needs to combat all social evils: Markandey Katju

Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju today said that the country had been passing through a very painful and agonising phase and exhorted the media to take leadership to combat feudal mindset and superstition in the society. #Media #TheySaidIt #Press Council of India #Markandey Katju #Katju #social evils
Shiv Sena defends 'Saamana' edit on IPS officer accused of rape

Aug 04, 2014

Shiv Sena defends 'Saamana' edit on IPS officer accused of rape

The Shiv Sena on Monday defended the controversial editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana' about rape accused IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, saying the party was being defamed without understanding its stance on the issue. #Narendra Modi #Mumbai #Shiv Sena #Press Council of India #Amit Shah #Saamana #Sunil Paraskar
PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

Jul 26, 2014

PMO not keen to allow Katju an extension as PCI chief

Katju recently came to limelight recently after he revealed how an allegedly corrupt judge got elevated at the Madras High Court in 2005. #ThisisNext #Madras High Court #Prime Minister's Office #Press Council of India #Justice Markandey Katju