Pakistan militant spokesman phones to deny death

A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.

Shivraj orders probe into attacks on scribes in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday directed the Director General of Police (DGP) here to submit a report on assaults on journalists in the state.

DNA: Analysis of Essar French cruise controversy

In today's special episode of DNA, watch analysis of Essar French cruise controversy.

Scribes covering Civil Aviation barred from entering Ministry

Journalists covering the Civil Aviation beat have been barred from entering Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan where the ministry is based, a move the scribes have protested against.

Telangana may 'regulate' mediapersons' entry to secretariat

The Telangana government is toying with the idea of "regulating" the movement of mediapersons in the state secretariat and would like to take a decision on the proposal in consultation with journalists, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Friday.

Ruckus at Delhi Secretariat after media denied entry, Sisodia boycotts press meet
Ruckus at Delhi Secretariat after media denied entry, Sisodia boycotts press meet

Days after forming government in the national capital, the maiden press conference of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was left in total chaos on Monday.

At least nine more journalists in Egypt jails

While two jailed Al-Jazeera reporters were freed on Friday pending a retrial, rights groups say at least nine more journalists still languish in Egyptian prisons.

Egypt frees two Al Jazeera journalists on bail

Two remaining Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt on charges of aiding a "terrorist organisation" were freed on bail on Thursday after more than 400 days, but the court said the case against them was still pending.

Media targeted 'with impunity' in Libya: HRW

Journalists in post-revolution Libya face the constant threat of attack and have lost even the limited freedom that existed under slain strongman Moamer Kadhafi, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Two journalists among seven killed in Iraq violence

The Islamic State (IS) group killed seven people Friday, including two journalists, in the Muqdadiyah area north of Baghdad, their employers and officials said.

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Police questioning some journalists
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Police questioning some journalists

Delhi Police on Thursday started questioning some journalists to whom Sunanda Pushkar had spoken hours before her death in January last year amidst its efforts to piece together the sequence of events that preceded her demise in mysterious circumstances.

Police to question journalists with whom Sunanda had spoken

 A few journalists with whom Sunanda Pushkar had talked to hours before her death in January last year will be questioned by Delhi Police which is in the process of analysing the veracity of the statement made by her husband Shashi Tharoor during questioning.

British spy agency tapped journalists' emails: Report

Britain`s electronic spy agency GCHQ tapped emails of journalists at some of the world`s top media organisations, the Guardian reported on Monday.

Pakistan most dangerous country for journalists

The most dangerous country for journalists is Pakistan, where 14 media persons lost their lives in 2014, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said Wednesday.

Journalists' killings rise to 118 in 2014, press group says

The number of journalists who died in targeted killings, bomb attacks or shootings around the world rose to 118 in 2014 from 105 the year before, the International Federation of Journalists said on Tuesday.

MP govt to hold fresh meetings to discuss Majithia Wage Board

 Another round of meeting will take place between officials concerned and media house owners to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board's recommendation for journalists and non-journalists were implemented in toto across the state, Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday said.

Kenyan MPs in heated pre-vote debate on terror law `that trims freedoms`

Kenyan lawmakers prepared to vote Thursday on controversial security legislation that would give authorities new powers to hold terror suspects and curtail journalists` freedoms if they are deemed to be "undermining" investigations.

66 journalists killed in 2014 as attacks grow more barbaric: Report

Attacks on journalists have grown more barbaric and kidnappings have soared, Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday, after a year when violence against the media took centre stage and 66 reporters were killed.

Narayanasamy condemns police attack on journalists at Tirupati

AICC General Secretary and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy Thursday condemned the alleged assault by Andhra Pradesh police on journalists from Tamil Nadu during the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Tirupathi.

PMK condemns police attack on journalists in Andhra

PMK party founder S Ramadoss on Wednesday condemned the attack and arrest of journalists from the state by Andhra Pradesh Police in Tirupathi.