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Maharashtra govt move on reservations "opportunistic", says Katju

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:51

The move by Maharashtra government to extend reservation in jobs and education to Marathas and Muslims in the state is nothing but "opportunistic vote-bank politics", Markandey Katju said.

Muslims suffered due to absence of Uniform Civil Code: Retd SC Judge M Katju on Article 370

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 09:40

As the debate over Article 370 in Kashmir is growing louder, Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has come out in support of Uniform Civil Code in the state.

Press Council chief backs Uniform Civil Code

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 22:07

Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju supported the Uniform Civil Code claiming that one of the reasons for the backwardness of muslims has been that there has been no modernisation of their personal law.

Congress complains to Press Council against Manohar Parrikar

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 15:54

The controversy over Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar`s comments against the media has now reached the Press Council of India (PCI).

Congress likely to complain to Press Council against Goa CM

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 19:27

Congress party in Goa decided to complain to the Press Council of India (PCI) against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for repeatedly making allegedly derogatory comments against the media in the state.

Tehelka case: PCI chief Markandey Katju rejects members` charges

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 00:22

PCI chairperson Markandey Katju rejected charges of "stoic silence" over Tehelka case, saying it has already asked all media houses to set up internal committees to prevent sexual harassment.

SC asks Centre to frame guidelines to regulate TV contents

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 22:44

The Supreme Court on Friday asked three central ministries and others including Press Council of India (PCI) to respond to a PIL seeking framing of guidelines to regulate contents of television channels.

SC notice to Centre on plea to regulate TV channels` content

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 12:51

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and PCI on a plea for setting up an independent mechanism to regulate content of television channels.

Media houses asked to set up panel for sexual harassment cases

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 15:33

The Press Council of India (PCI) has asked all media organisations to set up internal committees to prevent and redress cases of sexual harassment of women at workplace.

Corporate ownership of media is an inescapable reality: Tewari

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:47

Corporate as well as surrogate political ownership of media are "inescapable" realities, Union minister Manish Tewari said and asked media industry to devise ways to separate commercial considerations and editorial autonomy.

Maharastra: 140 incidents of attack on scribes in 6 months, says PCI

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 23:24

As many as 140 incidents of attack on journalists have taken place in Maharashtra till June this year, the Press Council of India (PCI) said.

Markandey Katju apologises for ‘90% of Indians are fools’ remark

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 15:33

) Markandey Katju on Saturday apologised to people whose feelings he may have hurt by his "90 percent of Indians are fools" remark or other statements.