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NDTV India ban: I&B ministry's rejection of channel's defence arguments leads to suspicions

Updated : Nov 07, 2016

By : Srinivasa Prasad

Category : India

NDTV India ban: I&B ministry's rejection of channel's defence arguments leads to suspicions

The ministry took objection to NDTV India's description of Yakub's hanging as "unfortunate" in a telecast on 30 July, 2015. This channel was also "warned". #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #I&B Ministry #Press Freedom #NDTV India #Pathankot terror attacks #NDTV ban #Ban on NDTV India
NDTV India ban: Press freedom in India is still better than in China, Bangladesh and Turkey

Updated : Nov 07, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

NDTV India ban: Press freedom in India is still better than in China, Bangladesh and Turkey

While the NDTV India ban is certainly scary, the situation in a country can only be properly judged once it is compared to other countries. #India #China #Media #BBC #Egypt #Bangladesh #Greece #ConnectTheDots #Venezuela #Bahrain #Journalism #Turkey #Saudi Arabia #Scribes #Freedom of Expression #Press Freedom #NDTV India ban #AlJazeera
Free media strength of democracy, but self-regulation important: Venkaiah Naidu

Updated : Oct 27, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Free media strength of democracy, but self-regulation important: Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu said that while there are concerns about the unregulated content on social media, he emphasised that regulation was unlikely to bring any positive results. #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #M Venkaiah Naidu #Press Freedom #Free Press #Freedom of speech and expression #Freedom of speech in India #Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu
Cyril Almeida will be allowed to travel freely after probe is finished: Pakistan

Updated : Oct 14, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Cyril Almeida will be allowed to travel freely after probe is finished: Pakistan

Pakistan said that the travel restrictions on journalist Cyril Almeida will be lifted once the probe into the placement of his name on the ECT is completed. #World #Media #Pakistan #TheySaidIt #Nawaz Sharif #Journalism #Asia #Human Rights #Press Freedom #Dawn #Chaudhry Nisar #Exit Control List #Cyril Almeida
Journalist's exile shows concern over Nepal's press freedom

Updated : Sep 27, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Journalist's exile shows concern over Nepal's press freedom

A prominent local journalist who helped organise a gathering in Nepal of investigative reporters from throughout Asia was notably absent from the event, exiled to avoid possible arrest. #United States #NewsTracker #journalist #Nepal #Freedom of Speech #Kathmandu #Press Freedom #Free Press #Kunda Dixit
Widespread, systematic crimes against humanity in Eritrea, claims UN report

Updated : Jun 08, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Widespread, systematic crimes against humanity in Eritrea, claims UN report

Eritrea's government has systematically committed crimes against humanity in the last 25 years, with top officials bearing direct responsibility, UN said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #War Crimes #Press Freedom #crimes against humanity #Eritrea #Isaias Afwerki
Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

Updated : Jun 03, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

"Freedom of the press is extremely important to me," Trudeau said. "We know that the job of the media is to ask tough questions." #China #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Canada #Press Freedom #Wang Yi #Justin Trudeau
India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United Nations

Updated : May 27, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United Nations

The vote came after CPJ's application seeking accreditation as an NGO at United Nations, first made in 2012, was deferred seven times. #NewsTracker #UN #Press Freedom #Committee to Protect Journalists #Samantha Power #Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) #United Nations Organisation
Egyptian journalists' syndicate stage protest over police raid

Updated : May 02, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Egyptian journalists' syndicate stage protest over police raid

Egypt's journalists' syndicate called for an immediate sit-in at its headquarters to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises. #Egypt #NewsTracker #protest #journalists #Press Freedom #police raid