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Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court
World

Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court

Laurent Sourisseau, who was badly wounded when Islamist gunmen attacked the French weekly's office in Paris in 2015, also said that he doesn't want to be "dependent on the insane arbitrariness of fanatics"

India drops two places on global press freedom index, ranked 142nd out of 180 nations; RSF cites pressure to toe 'Hindu nationalist government's line'
India

India drops two places on global press freedom index, ranked 142nd out of 180 nations; RSF cites pressure to toe 'Hindu nationalist government's line'

Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) attributed India's decline on the World Press Freedom Index 2020 to 'pressure on the media to toe the Hindu nationalist government's line'

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges
India

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges

The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday expressed concern over the "high-handed manner" in which the law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir used prevailing laws aganst The Hindu journalist Peerzada Ashiq and freelance photographer Mazrat Zahra

I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar
India

I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar

Centre revoked the 48-hour ban imposed on Friday on Malayalam news channels Asianet News and Media One for reportage of Delhi riots that could 'enhance communal disharmony' across the country

CBI registers fresh case against NDTV founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy for violating FDI rules; channel denies charge
India

CBI registers fresh case against NDTV founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy for violating FDI rules; channel denies charge

The CBI alleged that the NNPLC, a NDTV company incorporated in London, received total FDI worth $163.43 million and invested the amount in various subsidiaries

Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press
World

Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press

ACLU has said this indictment establishes "a dangerous precedent that can be used to target all news organisations that hold the government accountable."

In blog, Narendra Modi hits out at Congress over press freedom, gives kettle room to launch counterattack on pot
Politics

In blog, Narendra Modi hits out at Congress over press freedom, gives kettle room to launch counterattack on pot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his blog to hit out at the Congress in a post titled 'Institutional respect and Institutional contempt - two contrasting approaches'

Fox News, Bloomberg, Associated Press and 10 others come out in support of CNN lawsuit against Donald Trump
World

Fox News, Bloomberg, Associated Press and 10 others come out in support of CNN lawsuit against Donald Trump

A notable part of the list is Fox News, which has often been praised by Donald Trump. The news organisation said the revoking of CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass raises concerns over freedom of the press.

Amal Clooney says Aung San Suu Kyi 'holds key' to freeing imprisoned Reuters reporters and reuniting them with their families
World

Amal Clooney says Aung San Suu Kyi 'holds key' to freeing imprisoned Reuters reporters and reuniting them with their families

Amal Clooney held de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to her stated priority of releasing prisoners of conscience and of having spoken of the need for a free press if the country is to transition to a full democracy.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Plea filed in SC against Patna HC order restraining media from reporting on case
India

Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Plea filed in SC against Patna HC order restraining media from reporting on case

The plea, which has sought a stay on the operation of Patna HC's order on 23 August , has alleged that the order was "patently erroneous" as it amounted to imposing a "blanket ban" on the media reporting the Muzaffarpur shelter home case

68-year-old man, who threatened to shoot The Boston Globe staff 'in the head', charged by federal authorities
World

68-year-old man, who threatened to shoot The Boston Globe staff 'in the head', charged by federal authorities

68-year-old Robert Chain made 14 calls to The Boston Globe including on 16 August — the day the press freedom editorials ran — threatening to shoot employees in the head.

Kuldeep Nayar, veteran journalist and author of books like India After Nehru, dies at 95
India

Kuldeep Nayar, veteran journalist and author of books like India After Nehru, dies at 95

Kuldeep Nayar, who began his career as an Urdu reporter, also served as the editor of the Delhi edition of The Statesman and was the Editor of The Indian Express.

Pakistan's Geo TV channel forced to go off air; reports claim military hand, govt denies interference
World

Pakistan's Geo TV channel forced to go off air; reports claim military hand, govt denies interference

Pakistan's Geo TV news channel has reportedly been taken off air in many parts of the country on the order of military

Pakistani journalist working for Indian TV channel assaulted by unknown men in Islamabad, escapes kidnapping attempt
World

Pakistani journalist working for Indian TV channel assaulted by unknown men in Islamabad, escapes kidnapping attempt

A Pakistani journalist, known for criticising his country’s military establishment, said on Wednesday he had narrowly escaped being kidnapped by armed men

'Tughlaqi Maharani': As Rajasthan ordinance issue goes viral on Twitter, Opposition doesn't spare Vasundhara Raje govt
Politics

'Tughlaqi Maharani': As Rajasthan ordinance issue goes viral on Twitter, Opposition doesn't spare Vasundhara Raje govt

The 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.

Editors Guild of India calls Rajasthan ordinance protecting babus, judges from scrutiny 'an instrument to harass media'
India

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.

Ahmedabad court bars The Wire from writing on Jay Shah's businesses, website says it will challenge 'gag order'
India

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.

Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick's killing is an attempt to 'muzzle' press freedom, says Arunachal Pradesh media associations
India

Tripura journalist Shantanu Bhowmick's killing is an attempt to 'muzzle' press freedom, says Arunachal Pradesh media associations

The 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.

Gauri Lankesh murdered: Why are Narendra Modi, Mohan Bhagwat silent on journalist's killing, asks CPI
India

Gauri Lankesh murdered: Why are Narendra Modi, Mohan Bhagwat silent on journalist's killing, asks CPI

CPI questioned the "astonishing silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the killing of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh

Turkish journalists from Oppn newspaper Cumhuriyet go on trial after being accused of supporting terrorist group
World

Turkish journalists from Oppn newspaper Cumhuriyet go on trial after being accused of supporting terrorist group

Seventeen 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