PCI chairperson Markandey Katju rejected charges of "stoic silence" over Tehelka case, saying it has already asked all media houses to set up internal committees to prevent sexual harassment.
Journalists` Forum Assam on Monday welcomed the initiative of the Press Council of India to send a sub-committee to Guwahati for an interaction on the issue of safety of working journalists in Assam.
Social activists here Monday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking the removal of Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju.
PCI chairman Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee asking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar awarded death sentence in connection with 1993 Delhi bomb blast.
PCI Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Saturday invoked Ramayana to appeal to journalists to help transform India into a modern society.
Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju Saturday said Urdu and Sanskrit are India`s culture, which unite the country, and called for making two languages compulsory from Class 3 to 7.
Hitting out at Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju for alleging that Bihar government is trying to "arm-twist" the press, ruling JD(U) said he should stop acting as a Congress agent.
A PCI appointed single-member fact finding committee has held that incidents of communal violence was result of a planned action.
Noting the prevalence of unethical practice of paid news in recent Gujarat polls, a Press Council of India panel suggested a relook at the entire issue by the media watchdog before general elections.
Andhra Pradesh election commission on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure fair media reporting without `paid news`.
Chairman of the Press Council of
India (PCI) Justice (retd) Markandey Katju walked out of a
meeting of an institute here.
The Press Council of India is
currently faced with pendency of 931 cases and the average
time taken to dispose of a matter is six months.
PCI Justice Markandey Katju has sought "more teeth" for the regulatory body and expansion of its ambit over the electronic media and Internet.
Association has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to restrain new PCI Chief Markandeya Katju.
Press Council of India has issued guidelines for journalists covering HIV/AIDS.
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.
Live reporting of terror strikes
could have an "undermining effect" on
the security and safety aspects during such situations and the
media, especially electronic, should "take care" while
reporting such events, PCI.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai