SC to hear plea on Haryana Police attack on journalists

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear a plea on police attack on mediapersons outside controversial sect leader Rampal's ashram in Haryana on November 19.

Constitutionally mandated regulator suggested for media

Mediapersons, legal experts and civil society have suggested setting up of a constitutionally mandated regulator to check "misuse & abuse" of media.

Assam: Media associations condemn attack on journalists

Several media associations of Assam on Tuesday condemned attack on mediapersons by bandh activists during the 12-hour Assam Bandh called by the All Assam Minority Students` Union.

Police re-clamp prohibitory orders

Prohibitory orders imposed on March 3
in and around City Civil Court complex premises, after lawyers
assaulted media personnel and policemen, has been extended to Mar 25.

Scuffle between mediapersons, cops in Assembly

A scuffle took place between some
mediapersons and the policemen at the entrance of the state
Assembly after security personnel tried to prevent
cameramen from discharging their duties.

Oprah’s bodyguard beats mediapersons

In her maiden tour to India, internationally acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey landed herself in controversy when her bodyguard beat up few video journalists.

`Mediapersons should understand responsibility`

Information and Public Relations Minister Vrishan Patel on Wednesday exhorted mediapersons to understand their responsibility.

Spat between journos & Ramdev supporters halt media coverage

A spat between the supporters of Baba Ramdev and the media resulted in a brief halt in the coverage of the yoga guru`s hunger strike against corruption here on Saturday.

When actors slip into mediapersons` shoes

Bollywood stars often complain of intrusive questions from the media and controversies created by their reporting. But actresses Divya Dutta and Shahana Goswami say their respect for mediapersons has grown manifold after playing journalists on screen.

FIR against BSP MLA, others for assaulting mediapersons

An FIR has been lodged against a BSP MLA and some other persons for allegedly manhandling mediapersons during the coverage of an alleged eve-teasing case.

Fonseka vows to bring law to protect mediapersons

Sarath Fonseka, who is seeking to unseat President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presidential elections, promised a new legislation for the protection of mediapersons, as he prepared to file his nomination papers for polls.