Judicial probe sought in police action on media in Haryana

Police action against journalists covering a stand-off between authorities and self-styled 'godman' Rampal in Haryana last year was "unprovoked" and "pre-meditated", a media panel has said, recommending a judicial probe into the incident.

'Ensure improved climate to protect press freedom in Sri Lanka'

A US-based journalist advocacy group has asked the new Sri Lankan government to ensure improved climate for press freedom and to take concrete and meaningful steps in this regard.

India`s media slams `motormouth` David Warner
India`s media slams `motormouth` David Warner

India`s media on Tuesday lashed out at David Warner over his repeated verbal clashes with Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s touring team, demanding the aggressive Australian opener be reined in.

Thousands march in Istanbul for justice over Dink murder

Thousands of people marched though central Istanbul on Monday calling for justice over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink who was shot dead in broad daylight eight years ago.

Anti-terror ops: Govt likely to frame norms for media coverage

Indicating that there could be soon norms for media coverage of terror-related operations, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the issue is under "serious and very advanced consideration" of the government.

Media censorship is impossible, says Arun Jaitley

 Censorship of information in the present age is "an impossibility", Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday but observed that aberrations like 'paid news' are likely to creep in when news organisations do not have "realistic" financial models.

Separation from iPhone can lead to anxiety

Researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) have found that separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users, including poor performance on cognitive tests.

Paris shooting: Killing the messenger

Press is the fourth estate. At least that is what it is supposed to be. In a world filled with power hungry people, press is what brings the people on top to their knees. It informs, tells people what is right, and shows the face of humanity.

It has been known to change history.

Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users
Zuckerberg starts book club on Facebook inviting 30 million users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has set a taken a New Year resolution to read a book every two weeks this year wherein he has created a page on the social media website "A Year of Books" inviting 30 million users to like the page.

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Media wants to create feuds between strong women: Madonna
Media wants to create feuds between strong women: Madonna

Pop diva Madonna says there is no bad blood between her and fellow singer Lady Gaga.

Ministries asked to stop info leaks to media

Various ministries, including Home and Defence, have been asked to take necessary steps to prevent leakage of classified information to the media and fix responsibility in case the leakage takes place.

Ministries asked to stop leakage of classified information to media

Various ministries, including Home and Defence, have been asked to take necessary steps to prevent leakage of classified information to the media and fix responsibility in case the leakage takes place.

US blasts Azerbaijan clampdown on Radio Free Europe

The US State Department on Monday lambasted Azerbaijan over its crackdown on the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, calling the arrests of journalists an attack on civil society.

Turkey has `world`s freest press`, Erdogan claims

Turkey has the freest press in the world, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, brushing off accusations that media freedoms were being eroded under his rule.

US-funded Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan raided

Prosecutors in Azerbaijan on Friday raided the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty`s local service, according to its director who condemned the move as a crackdown on free media in the tightly-controlled Caucasus nation.

FIH orders inquiry into Pakistani players' indecent behaviour
FIH orders inquiry into Pakistani players' indecent behaviour

Pakistani players shamelessly hurled obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their win over India but no action will be taken against them as their coach Shahnaz Sheikh has apologised to the FIH for the incident.

Media is responsible for terror attacks: Mehbooba Mufti

Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti

Minister denies warning to arrest scribes for violating SOP

A West Bengal minister on Friday denied that the government has warned of arrest of media persons if they violate the restrictions on their movement in the state secretariat "Nabanna", which drew sharp reactions from the media persons.

Threat to freedom of expression a threat to media: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the media to accept the challenges of threat to freedom of expression posed by certain quarters.