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Tablighi Jamaat case: SC says complaints accusing media of communal hatred should first go to NBA, PCI
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Tablighi Jamaat case: SC says complaints accusing media of communal hatred should first go to NBA, PCI

The top court had earlier sought reports from the two media regulatory bodies on the pleas of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind and Peace Party accusing a section of the media of spreading communal hatred

IIMC admission 2020: No entrance exam this year, students to be selected on basis of marks, interview
India

IIMC admission 2020: No entrance exam this year, students to be selected on basis of marks, interview

IIMC said that keeping in view the impact of COVID-19 in the near future it has decided to hold the first semester classes through online mode only.

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Ronnie Screwvala discusses entrepreneurship and his journey to success
Lifestyle

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Ronnie Screwvala discusses entrepreneurship and his journey to success

In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Ronnie Screwvala talks about entrepreneurial prudence, working with raw talent and recording his own audiobook.

Govt fines PTI Rs 84.48 crore over lease agreement 'violations' for its Sansad Marg office in Delhi
India

Govt fines PTI Rs 84.48 crore over lease agreement 'violations' for its Sansad Marg office in Delhi

The government has asked PTI to pay the amount by 7 August, failing which the agency will have to pay 10 percent interest on the total dues.

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust
India

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust

The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.

Gender representation in the media: New study shows disparity in opinion pieces about socio-legal tech policy
India

Gender representation in the media: New study shows disparity in opinion pieces about socio-legal tech policy

According to this study on gender representation in opinion pieces on socio-legal tech policy, only roughly 26 percent were authored by women. The study also found that the same authors were contributing to multiple publications, which prevents greater diversity of perspectives

Markets end strong after subdued sessions: Sensex rallies over 990 points, Nifty surges to 9,315; Axis Bank top gainer, soars over 13%
Business

Markets end strong after subdued sessions: Sensex rallies over 990 points, Nifty surges to 9,315; Axis Bank top gainer, soars over 13%

Sensex rallied 996 points on Wednesday, led by massive gains in banking and IT stocks ahead of the expiry of monthly derivatives amid firm overseas cues.

Yes Bank to be dropped from Nifty 50 from 19 March instead of 27 March: NSE
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Yes Bank to be dropped from Nifty 50 from 19 March instead of 27 March: NSE

NSE Indices' Index Maintenance Sub-Committee has decided to make the replacement of stocks in various indices as part of its periodic review. These changes would become effective from March 27, 2020.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
Life

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund
News & Analysis

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund

He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.

Watch: Spoken word poet Jurczok 1001's verses take on the media, politics and fake news
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Watch: Spoken word poet Jurczok 1001's verses take on the media, politics and fake news

At the very start of his poem 'New News', spoken word poet Jurczok 1001 jolts you into listening with his warning. Such warnings are interjected with false promises — of love, "great news" and news that is up-to-date. 'New News' is part of the poet's new collection titled Spoken Beats, which comprises the spoken word poems he wrote in the last decade. He performed from the collection at the last edition of the Tata Literature Live! in Mumbai.

Citizens, media and courts must do their utmost to prevent suffocation of RTI Act, writes Shailesh Gandhi
India

Citizens, media and courts must do their utmost to prevent suffocation of RTI Act, writes Shailesh Gandhi

RTI is a fundamental right of citizens under Article 19 (1)(a) of the Indian Constitution. By a plethora of Supreme Court judgments, it has been recognised that Article 19 (1)(a) includes the right to free speech, right to publishing and right to information

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Senior Urdu journalist Shirin Dalvi returns her State Sahitya Akademi Award in protest
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Citizenship Amendment Bill: Senior Urdu journalist Shirin Dalvi returns her State Sahitya Akademi Award in protest

With this bill, it seems access to Indian citizenship is reserved for all communities barring Muslims, Shirin Dalvi says in an interview to Firstpost.

Centre sets up fact-checking unit to check fake news related to govt and its policies
India

Centre sets up fact-checking unit to check fake news related to govt and its policies

In a bid to combat fake news, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) has set up a fact-checking unit to verify news related to the government's ministries, departments and schemes

Kashmir issue in Supreme Court: Personal liberty must be balanced against national security requirements, says Justice BR Gavai
India

Kashmir issue in Supreme Court: Personal liberty must be balanced against national security requirements, says Justice BR Gavai

The Jammu and Kashmir administration said that 100 percent landlines are working in the Valley and there is no restriction on the movement of people during the day time.

On Indian media's role in depoliticising discourse around classical dance, and the need for change
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On Indian media's role in depoliticising discourse around classical dance, and the need for change

Media, especially print media has played a historically significant role in shaping the public discourse on classical dance in pre-independent as well as post-independent India.

Is media industry past its worst phase? Revival seen after post-GST downtrend
Business

Is media industry past its worst phase? Revival seen after post-GST downtrend

According to the EY-FICCI FRAMES 2019 report, the media and entertainment industry is slated to grow at 12 percent CAGR over CY 2018-21, reaching a size of Rs 2.35 trillion in CY 2021

Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes FDI norm relaxation in media, aviation, insurance, single brand retail
Business

Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes FDI norm relaxation in media, aviation, insurance, single brand retail

The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment

Priyanka Gandhi accuses UP govt of muzzling media, slams 'shutting' of cameras during Yogi Adityanath's Moradabad visit
Politics

Priyanka Gandhi accuses UP govt of muzzling media, slams 'shutting' of cameras during Yogi Adityanath's Moradabad visit

Priyanka Gandhi also tagged to her tweet a media report, which alleged that cameras of journalists were being shut during Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad.

'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech
Politics

'Open your eyes... country is being torn apart': First-time TMC MP Mahua Moitra sets stage for Parliamentary debate in fiery, maiden Lok Sabha speech

In her maiden speech in Parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra warned that prevalent signs suggest that India is moving towards fascism. During the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address in Lok Sabha, the Krishnanagar MP said, 'Only if you would open your eyes, you would see that there are signs everywhere, that this country is being torn apart.'