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".

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.

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.

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.

AP by-polls: State EC for `fair` media reporting

Andhra Pradesh election commission on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure fair media reporting without `paid news`.

Sulking Katju walks out of institute meeting

Chairman of the Press Council of
India (PCI) Justice (retd) Markandey Katju walked out of a
meeting of an institute here.

PCI faced with pendency of 931 cases

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.

Katju seeks more teeth for PCI, power to fine

PCI Justice Markandey Katju has sought "more teeth" for the regulatory body and expansion of its ambit over the electronic media and Internet.

NBA asks PM to restrain PCI chief

News Broadcasters
Association has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to restrain new PCI Chief Markandeya Katju.

PCI issues guidelines for reporting on AIDS

Press Council of India has issued guidelines for journalists covering HIV/AIDS.

PCI panel`s hearing into `police brutality` on scribes begins

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: PCI asks media to take care

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.