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PCI appoints panel to probe attack on mediapersons in Hisar

A fact-finding committee has been set up by the Press Council of India (PCI) to look into the attack on media persons by police personnel in Hisar  district during clashes that erupted at the ashram of controversial 'godman' Rampal.

China-Afghan-Pak discuss roadmap for regional stability

China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday held trilateral dialogue here and discussed a range of strategic issues including drawing a roadmap for regional cooperation on war-torn Afghanistan and strengthening ties among them for peace and stability in the region.

Ministry asks PCI to submit report on para athletes issue

Taking cognisance of reports regarding a contract between Paralympic Committee of India and Indian athletes participating in Para Asian Games in South Korea, the Sports Ministry today asked the PCI to submit a report in this regard within a week.

Hackers deface Press Club of India website, post derogatory cartoon against PM Modi
Hackers deface Press Club of India website, post derogatory cartoon against PM Modi

The conflict across the Line of Control in Kashmir has spawned a series of skirmishes in the cyber world as well.

J&K journalists narrate tales of woes

A delegation of journalists from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday highlighted the problems, including shortage of food items and drinking water, being faced by the people of the flood-hit state at an interaction organised by the Press Council of India (PCI) here.

J&K flood: Katju calls for setting up of central command centre

Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Markandey Katju on Sunday stressed on the need for a central command centre to coordinate relief work in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir as the agencies engaged in relief and rescue now were doing it in an "uncoordinated manner".

Padma Shri Boniface hopes to compete at 2016 Rio Paralympics

After being chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award, wheelchair tennis star Boniface Prabhu on Sunday hoped to get clearance from the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) to compete in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Indian Paralympic body warned of suspension

Faction-ridden Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has been handed a stern warning by its parent international body to hold elections next month or else face suspension.

Tehelka case: PCI chief Markandey Katju rejects members` charges

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.

JFA welcomes PCI initiative on safety of journalists

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.

FIR against Paralympic Committee of India treasurer

The Karnataka police have registered an FIR against the Paralympic Committee of India treasurer Gursharan Singh for allegedly forging signatures and fabricating documents, the PCI said on Tuesday.

PCI suspends treasurer for alleged misappropriation of funds

Paralympic Committee of India`s treasurer Gursharan Singh has been suspended for alleged misappropriation of government funds pending inquiry, the body said on Thursday.

Remove Katju as PCI chief, say activists

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.

Katju writes to President seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar

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.

Katju likens media to ‘Lord Hanuman’

PCI Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Saturday invoked Ramayana to appeal to journalists to help transform India into a modern society.

Urdu, Sanskrit are India`s culture, says Katju

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.

Scuffle breaks out in PCI meeting

A scuffle broke out between the rival factions of the Paralympic Committee of India during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday.

Stop acting as Congress’ agent: JD(U) to Katju

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.

`Communal incidents in Uttar Pradesh result of planned action`

A PCI appointed single-member fact finding committee has held that incidents of communal violence was result of a planned action.

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 India panel suggested a relook at the entire issue by the media watchdog before general elections.