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UK press welcomes Luis Suarez`s bite ban

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 11:33

Luis Suarez`s "unprecedented" four-month ban from football for biting was harsh but justified, the British press, which the striker has accused of conspiring against him, said on Friday.

Maharashtra govt move on reservations "opportunistic", says Katju

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 00:51

The move by Maharashtra government to extend reservation in jobs and education to Marathas and Muslims in the state is nothing but "opportunistic vote-bank politics", Markandey Katju said.

China indicts activist who backed press freedom

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:23

A prominent Chinese activist who has pushed for human rights and democracy has been charged with gathering crowds to disrupt public order, more than 10 months after he was taken into police custody, his lawyer said today.

French press hail 5-2 victory over Switzerland

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 20:23

The French press hailed their football team`s remarkable show in the 5-2 win over Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup Friday.

Govt will not interfere with freedom of the press: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:53

Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the NDA government would not interfere with freedom of the press under any circumstances.

Katju wants TV, social media under Press Council

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 17:19

The Press Council of India (PCI) should be renamed and its scope should be expanded to include television as well as web and social media, its chairman Markandey Katju said Monday.

Muslims suffered due to absence of Uniform Civil Code: Retd SC Judge M Katju on Article 370

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 09:40

As the debate over Article 370 in Kashmir is growing louder, Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has come out in support of Uniform Civil Code in the state.

Press Council chief backs Uniform Civil Code

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 22:07

Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju supported the Uniform Civil Code claiming that one of the reasons for the backwardness of muslims has been that there has been no modernisation of their personal law.

Pak Sikhs threaten protests against holy book desecration

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 17:46

A Sikh organisation in Pakistan has threatened to launch countrywide protests if those who allegedly desecrated the Sikh holy book are not arrested by Saturday.

Press freedom essential, no external regulation: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 16:19

Modi government believes in freedom of press as it is the essence of democracy and no "external" regulation has worked in media, Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said on his first day in office.

Turkey PM rebuffs criticism over press freedom

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 18:52

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday rejected growing criticism that his government was muzzling the press, saying many Western countries had even worse records on media freedom.

Press Club of India condemns Pak move to expel Indian journalists

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 23:09

The Press Club of India on Saturday issued a statement strongly condemning Pakistan`s reported move to expel Indian journalists out of its territory.