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Apr 09, 2018
Uttar Pradesh’s Organised Crime Control Bill gives Yogi Adityanath government a tool for state terror and police excessThe Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Bill proposed by Yogi Adityanath government contains provisions which flagrantly contravene essential guarantees against the application of criminal law as laid down in the Constitution, and if passed could send the state closer to a reign of lawlessness and terror
Apr 03, 2018
'Guidelines for accreditation of journalists to regulate fake news stands withdrawn': PMO rolls back order right after Smriti Irani tweetsThe Prime Minister's Office directed that the press release regarding fake news be withdrawn and said the matter should only be addressed in PCI
Mar 15, 2018
Supreme Court raps media for 'irresponsible reportage', says TV channels, websites aren't pope sitting in pulpitThe apex court was hearing a petition in a defemation suit filed by Amit Shah's son Jay Shah against The Wire
Feb 22, 2018
India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index; among worst offenders in Asia Pacific for graft, press freedomIndia has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the "worst offenders" in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region
Jan 31, 2018
Las Vegas massacre: 'Person of interest' Daniel Haig has identity revealed due to court errorA court error publicly revealed the name of a man identified as a person of interest in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Jan 16, 2018
Philippine govt rejects calls to stop shutdown of news website critical of President Rodrigo DutertePhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte's government rejected calls Tuesday to halt the potential closure a news website that has been reporting on his deadly drug war.
Jan 08, 2018
Tribune responds to UIDAI filing FIR against reporter over Aadhaar story, says authorities have 'misconceived' honest journalistic enterpriseThe Tribune's Editor-in-Chief Harish Khare in a statement also said that the newspaper's stories are in the best traditions of responsible journalism.
Oct 17, 2017
Talwars, Shashi Tharoor are all victims of trial by media: News channels give fourth estate a bad namePressure is building on seeking financial restitution from the media as a direct fallout of this mad hurtle to hurt for TRPs and eyeballs and footfalls that have compelled us to drop the basic tenets of journalism
Oct 13, 2017
Aarushi murder verdict: From calling an end to TV studio trials to flaying CBI for shoddy probe, here's how media covered itThe Aarushi Talwar- Hemraj murder case has sensationalised not just because of the tardy and botched-up police investigation but also because of the involvement of media.
Oct 02, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan slams Mohan Bhagwat for remarks on minorities: 'Don't need advice from those who turned back on freedom struggle'Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying that Keralites did not need any advice on nationalism from those who had turned their back towards the freedom struggle and served the colonial rulers.