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Friday, May 24, 2013
Wind up Press Council or revamp it: Parliamentary panel
Regretting lack of "effective" government action to tackle paid news, a parliamentary panel has sugg...
YouTube to introduce paid subscriptions this week
Popular video-sharing website YouTube will reportedly announce the introduction of paid subscription...
Karnataka polls: 42 cases of paid news detected, says EC
Forty two cases of paid news were detected and over Rs 21 crore in cash and liquor worth Rs 7.79 cro...
EC terms paid news as `moral turpitude`
Terming paid news as "moral turpitude", the Election Commission regretted that there is no law yet t...
Karnataka polls: Paid news to come under scrutiny
Election Officers would keep a hawk-eyed vigil on "paid news" in the run-up to the May 5 Karnataka A...
Paid advertising on Google, Yahoo `have little effect on sales`: ebay study
A study conducted by online shopping mall eBay has claimed that paying to boost the firm`s showing o...
Hillary Clinton`s new job - to give paid speeches
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will give paid speeches now that she`s left the ...
Revise paid news guidelines, take suo motu action: PCI panel
Noting the prevalence of unethical practice of paid news in recent Gujarat polls, a Press Council of...
Abolish paid darshan in temples: Hindu Munnani to govt
Hindu Munnani on Wednesday demanded abolition of all paid `darshans` in Hindu temples in Tamil Nadu...
MPs voice concern over paid news in Lok Sabha
Members from various parties Tuesday expressed grave concern in the Lok Sabha over the issue of paid...
Large-scale practice of `paid news` in Gujarat polls: Markandey Katju
There has been large-scale practice of `paid news` in the Gujarat elections, a fact- finding team of...
PCI forms 4-member committee to check paid news in Guj polls
The Press Council of India has formed a four-member committee to investigate the practice of paid ne...
EC seeks media`s cooperation in checking paid news
The Election Commission sought media`s active cooperation in checking the menace of paid news, sayin...
Arun Jaitley expresses concern over paid news
Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Monday said there was need for institutions ...
Pre-paid SMS ban in J&K taken at behest of Home Mi
The ban on the pre-paid SMS service in the state has been in place since 2010 in view of the securit...
Gujarat polls: EC to check circulation of paid news
The Election Commission of India has issued some guidelines with illustrations to handle such cases.
EC to check circulation of "paid news" in Gujarat during polls
In a bid to check circulation of "paid news" during the forthcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat, t...
EC issues stricter guidelines on paid news ahead of polls
EC issued stricter guidelines for tackling `Paid News` complaints asking candidates to reply within ...
Paid news: EC asks officials to act swiftly against violators
Monitoring of paid news will be a thrust area in the upcoming Assembly polls in Gujarat and HP, with...
US Secret Service: 6 hookers were paid for sex
Three of the women left without asking for money, five asked for money and were paid, four were refu...
Chinese micro-blog launches paid membership
Sina Weibo, one of the most popular micro-blogging websites in China, has launched paid membership s...
Tripura employees to get paid paternity leave
Would-be fathers, who are Tripura government employees, will now get seven days` paid paternity leav...
`Paid news` poses threat to democracy: Soni
Paid news syndrome is a menace eating into the vitals of a free and fair media and rooting it out is...
Paid news should be completely checked: CEC
CEC SY Quraishi called for a "complete check" on the menace of paid news during polls.
Next meeting of GoM on paid news soon: Soni
A Group of Ministers (GoM) will shortly meet to examine Press Council of India`s report on paid new...
Punjab tops in paid news cases
Punjab topped in the number of cases of paid news reported from five states that went to polls wit...
Paid news: EC issues 167 notices to candidates
In the ongoing Assembly polls for five states, the Election Commission has so far issued 167 notic...
BBC apologises for broadcasting paid documentaries
The BBC has apologised for broadcasting documentaries made by a TV company that was paid millions of...
Katju warns of strong action in paid news
Justice Katju warned all media persons, candidates and election authorities of strong action if they...
Paid news threat to democracy: Dhumal
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister PK Dhumal on Saturday described "paid news" as a "threat" to democr...
PM for self-regulation to fight paid news
PM Manmohan Singh said "perversions" like paid news had come as a shock but censorship was no answer...
Hisar bypoll campaign paid dividends: Kiran Bedi
Team Anna member Kiran Bedi said their campaign in Hisar by-polls has paid dividends though some of...
Make public paid-news report: CIC to PCI
The Central Information Commission has directed the Press Council of India to make public the repo...
Paid news an electoral malpractice: CEC
News paid for by candidates during elections should be considered an electoral malpractice, said Chi...
Oppn dig at media over paid news phenomenon
The Opposition on Wednesday took a dig at media for "paid news" phenomenon saying the purpose of fr...
Govt pays ransom to free MV Suez
Bowing to the demands by Somali pirates, Indian government on Tuesday paid a ransom of USD 2.1 milli...
EC to hear paid news case against Ashok Chavan
The Election Commission on Saturday decided to go ahead with the hearing of the paid news case relat...
`BJP may have paid bribes to topple UPA-I during trust vote`
Union Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal hit out at the BJP for disrupting the Parliament proceedings over...
Paid news monitoring: EC to form district-level panel in WB
Following the Bihar model, the Election Commission has decided to set up district-level media cert...
Berlusconi paid prostitutes for cosmetic surgery?
There is more trouble for Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, already embroiled in prostitution sca...
Govt extends pre-paid mobile services in J&K till March only
Nearly 40 lakh pre-paid mobile subscribers in J&K and the North-East may lose their connectivity i...
EC concludes hearing in paid news case involving Ashok Chavan
Election Commission on Thursday concluded oral hearing on a case seeking to disqualify Ashok Chava...
Paid news, opinion polls a concern: CEC
S.Y. Quraishi said that paid news attempts to deceive the voters and affect their opinion, adding th...
Paid news phenomenon, a complex problem: CEC
Terming paid news phenomenon as a complex problem, the Election Commission on Monday said it could b...
Paid news deceiving people, says CEC
Election Commission would issue new guidelines to check "money power", Chief Election Commissioner S...
Jethmalani pleads for disqualification of Ashok Chavan
Eminent jurist Ram Jethmalani on Friday pleaded for the disqualification of former Maharashtra Chief...
Litterateurs condemn "paid news" concept
Eminent litterateurs of Assam have condemned the system of "paid news" in journalism and said such a...
Over 200 million dollars paid to Nazi victims: Austrian fund
An Austrian compensation fund for victims of the Nazis, set up under the so-called Washington Agre...
EC says it is taking steps to tackle paid news
The Election Commission expressed concern over the phenomenon of paid news but said it was taking st...
Paid news menace: EC may liberalise tough rules
EC may liberalise its tough rules & regulations that could help candidates approach people directly.
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