Beni unapologetic about distributing gifts to scribes

Facing criticism for distributing cash and gifts to journalists in Lucknow, Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma was on Wednesday unapologetic and even said those attacking him were "fools" as he was only "investing money to get good returns".

India to consider multiple visa for scribes from SAARC nations

India will consider granting multiple visa to journalists from SAARC nations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Sunday.

Scribes get 5 yrs imprisonment for loot, blackmailing

Three local journalists and their two associates were today sentenced to five years imprisonment by a local court for blackmailing and looting.

Scribes from India, Pak call for cut in defence budgets

Appealing the governments of India and Pakistan to slash their respective defence spending, a media conclave called for channelling the funds for socio-economic development in both the countries.

Scribes mourn Acharya`s demise

Journalists and camera crew from
print and electronic media observed a minute`s silence as a mark of respect to Karnataka Minister Dr VS Acharya.

Party to celebrate Advani`s yatra was for scribes: BJP

The 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra against rising prices, corruption and black money, ended at Delhi`s Ramlila maidan on November 20.

J Dey murder: Mumbai police quiz cops, scribes

Mumbai crime branch officials have questioned two police officials and a couple of journalists in connection with the J Dey murder case.

J&K: Scribes covering protests beaten up, detained

Three journalists were allegedly
thrashed by police and CRPF personnel and another was detained
while covering protests in the old city here.

Chinese scribes impressed with India

The Chinese official media is beginning to lift its decades-long reservation on providing more coverage on India.

Pak scribes demand clarification over killing

Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza`s statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the killing of reporter Wali Khan Babar.

LDF protest against attack on scribes

The issue was taken up by EP Jayarajan (CPI-M) as an adjournment motion during zero hour.

Scribes to hold nationwide dharna on June 28

In the main dharna in Delhi, mediapersons will hold a sit-in at Jantar Mantar.

Scribes in K’taka demand action in Dey murder

Journalists from various media
associations here on Tuesday condemned the murder of Mumbai-based
veteran crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey and demanded that the
Maharashtra Government order a CBI inquiry into the incident.

Three Indian scribes killed in six months

Jyotirmoy Dey was the third journalist in India to be killed in the past six months, a media watchdog said Tuesday.

Scribes claim Hazare`s support to agitation

The Patrakar Halla Virodhi Kruti Samiti, a committee formed to protest attacks on journalists, claimed social activist Anna Hazare has supported its agitation on May 1.

Scribes stage protest march for notification of wage boards

Hundreds of scribes of
newspapers and news agencies from across the country today
staged a march here to protest the "delay" in notification of
recommendations of the Wage Boards for journalists and non-

Forces beat up scribes despite knowing identity: Press Club

The Press Club here on Tuesday asked
the West Bengal government to take disciplinary action against
those found guilty in the attack on the media persons in West
Midnapore district.

Scuffle between scribes and Halappa`s aides

High-drama was witnessed at the
Victoria Hospital here on Friday as a scuffle broke out between
mediapersons and aides of former minister H Halappa, arrested
on rape charge, when he was shifted there today.

PCI panel`s hearing into `police brutality` on scribes begins

An Assessment Committee
constituted by the Press Council of India (PCI) on alleged
police brutality against mediapersons in Osmania University
here held its hearing Sunday.

Scribes wage board to meet with newspapers` units, unions

The chairman of the Wage Board for
journalists and non-journalists of newspapers and news
agencies will hold meetings on fixation of new wages here.