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Scuffle breaks out in PCI meeting

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 19:28

A scuffle broke out between the rival factions of the Paralympic Committee of India during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday.

Katju appeals to Maharashtra Governor to pardon Sanjay Dutt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 22:10

Following the upholding of the sentencing of film star Sanjay Dutt to five years imprisonment by the Supreme Court in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, Press Council of India chief Justice Markandey Katju.

RJD attacks Nitish govt over PCI report

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 15:12

Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday attacked Bihar government in the state Assembly over the report of Press Council of India (PCI).

Stop acting as Congress’ agent: JD(U) to Katju

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 18:58

Hitting out at Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju for alleging that Bihar government is trying to "arm-twist" the press, ruling JD(U) said he should stop acting as a Congress agent.

`Communal incidents in Uttar Pradesh result of planned action`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 23:10

A PCI appointed single-member fact finding committee has held that incidents of communal violence was result of a planned action.

Revise paid news guidelines, take suo motu action: PCI panel

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 19:09

Noting the prevalence of unethical practice of paid news in recent Gujarat polls, a Press Council of India panel suggested a relook at the entire issue by the media watchdog before general elections.

90% Indians are idiots: PCI chief Katju

Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 22:53

Ninety percent of Indians are "idiots" who can easily be misled by mischievous elements in the name of religion, Markandey Katju claimed on Saturday.

Troop movement: SC notice to Centre on PCI`s petition

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 13:45

SC has sought the Centre`s stand on a plea by PCI against an Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting on movement of troops.

AP by-polls: State EC for `fair` media reporting

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 21:41

Andhra Pradesh election commission on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure fair media reporting without `paid news`.

Sulking Katju walks out of institute meeting

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 16:39

Chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI) Justice (retd) Markandey Katju walked out of a meeting of an institute here.

PCI faced with pendency of 931 cases

Last Updated: Monday, December 19, 2011, 16:04

The Press Council of India is currently faced with pendency of 931 cases and the average time taken to dispose of a matter is six months.

Katju seeks more teeth for PCI, power to fine

Last Updated: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 14:50

PCI Justice Markandey Katju has sought "more teeth" for the regulatory body and expansion of its ambit over the electronic media and Internet.