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Katju asks media to take leadership against feudalism, poverty

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 16:02

Press Council of India chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju said that the country had been passing through a very painful and agonising phase and exhorted the media to take leadership to combat feudal mindset and superstition in the society.

PCI sets up a panel to look into problems of small newspapers

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 14:53

The Press Council of India on Monday announced setting up a committee to look into problems faced by the small and medium news papers in Odisha.

Hindus, Muslims must change their mindset: Katju

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:41

If Hindus and Muslims want to become "real Indians", they must change their mindset, Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has said.

Katju`s allegation a blatant lie: Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 23:39

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday dismissed as a blatant lie the allegation of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that his party had pressured the UPA regime over the appointment of an Additional Judge of Madras High Court.

Sanskrit a language of free-thinkers: Katju

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 23:32

Former Supreme Court Judge and Press Council of India Chairman, Markandey Katju on Thursday said there was a misunderstanding that Sankrit tried to dominate other regional languages such as Tamil and claimed it was a predominantly `atheistic` one that promoted free thinking.

Katju controversy a `futile` issue, says Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:00

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to be drawn into the Katju controversy, terming it as a "futile" issue.

Katju`s claim true, but has come too late: Ram Jethmalani

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 13:55

Senior lawyer and former parliamentarian Ram Jethmalani on Monday said that whatever former Supreme Court judge and current chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, had said over corruption in the judiciary is true, but wished the latter could have come out with it earlier.

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.