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Jun 28, 2017
Two Kannada scribes approach Karnataka HC after state Assembly sentenced them to jail over 'defamation'Two editors of Kannada tabloids have approached the Karnataka High Court challenging the state Assembly resolution sentencing them to a one-year jail term for their alleged "defamatory" articles against legislators.
Jun 26, 2017
South Sudan censors press by blanking out articles, restricts reporters in civil warAs South Sudan's civil war creates widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, the government is clamping down on the news media, journalists charge.
Jun 25, 2017
Editors Guild condemns Karnataka Assembly for sentencing journalists to prison for writing 'defamatory' articlesTwo journalists were recently sentenced to a year in jail and a fine of Rs 10,000 each by the Assembly.
Jun 23, 2017
Social Progress Index: India's quality of life improves, but scores low on communication, environmentAffordable housing in India is now accessible to 67 percent of the population as opposed to 42 percent in 2014
Jun 13, 2017
Hamid Ansari says Indian society needs a free press: Read full text of vice-president's speechAnsari said in Bengaluru that the country's constitutional framework allows state intervention to ensure smooth working of the press and the society.
Jun 09, 2017
CBI raids: Journalists protest against 'Emergency-like situation' in New DelhiSeveral senior journalists on Friday came together to protest against an "Emergency-like situation" which they alleged was due to "attempts to muzzle the voices" of media with NDTV founder Prannoy Roy demanding that issues involving his channel be resolved in time-bound manner.
Jun 08, 2017
NDTV raids: Using journalists to bat for promoters defies media integrity, compromises channel's imageThe NDTV has so far been seen to be in the media race for the “long haul”. But, by protesting too much and too early they are showing signs of being jittery and nervous.
Jun 05, 2017
Govt committed to press freedom but law of land will prevail: Rajyavardhan Rathore on NDTV raidThe government is committed to protecting the freedom of the press but it will ensure that the law of the land prevails, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said on Monday.
May 13, 2017
Critique in caricature: Is political cartooning a dying art, or is there hope for its future?Amid a generation growing up on memes and gifs, have staff cuts and dwindling freelance budgets sentenced political cartoons to a decline?
May 03, 2017
On World Press Freedom Day, PM Modi say free media vital for democracyOn the World Press Freedom Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday expressed unwavering support to the freedom of the media, saying it is essential in democracy.