PM Narendra Modi meets journalists at Diwali Milan
PM Narendra Modi meets journalists at Diwali Milan

Speaking at his first media outreach last year, PM Modi had said that he was looking for ways to deepen his old ties with the fourth estate.

UP minister threatens scribes for bad press

Uttar Pradesh minister Vijay Bahadur Pal has waded into a controversy by allegedly threatening journalists of "dire consequences" for giving negative publicity of the state government.

Prashant Bhushan terms Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against press as 'shocking'
Prashant Bhushan terms Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against press as 'shocking'

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's diktat against the press as 'shocking', saying that it reflected hypocrisy and double standards on the part of the state government.

Hungarian PM`s row with old ally spurs media upheaval

 A row involving Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ex-college roommate, right-wing business tycoon Lajos Simicska, is tearing up the country`s media landscape as the rivals fight for control. 

VK Singh alleges 'insidious campaign' by media at behest of arms lobby
VK Singh alleges 'insidious campaign' by media at behest of arms lobby

 Union Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh on Sunday alleged that an "insidious campaign" is being run against him by a section of media at the behest of the arms lobby that is "working overtime" to subdue him and he has briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding it.

World-power foreign ministers press for Iran deal

World-power foreign ministers were due Sunday to make a final push to get Iran to agree to curtail its nuclear programme days before a looming deadline to agree the outlines of a deal.

Aamir Khan cuts 50th birthday cake with media
Aamir Khan cuts 50th birthday cake with media

A day before his 50th birthday, superstar Aamir Khan on Friday cut a vegan birthday cake as part of his celebrations with mediapersons here -- a practice he follows every year.

'Ensure improved climate to protect press freedom in Sri Lanka'

A US-based journalist advocacy group has asked the new Sri Lankan government to ensure improved climate for press freedom and to take concrete and meaningful steps in this regard.

Turkey has `world`s freest press`, Erdogan claims

Turkey has the freest press in the world, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, brushing off accusations that media freedoms were being eroded under his rule.

PM Narendra Modi meets media: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi meets media: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met journalists and editors over tea.

Ravi Shankar Prasad pitches for self regulation by media

Pitching for self regulation by the media, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday said great responsibility comes with freedom and flagged issues like paid news, trial by media and fake sting operations as matters which have to be dealt with.

John Kerry warns war-torn South Sudan risks genocide

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Thursday of the risk of genocide and famine in South Sudan, brandishing the threat of sanctions against leaders of the country`s warring factions.

Spain press mourns Barca `great` Vilanova

Spanish newspapers bid an emotional farewell Saturday to former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova, hailing him as a footballing great and lamenting his death from cancer at 45.

Bollywood stars come together for IIFA`s 15th edition

The International Indian Film Academy Awards has returned for its 15th year and actors Shahid Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar and Hrithik Roshan were spotted at its press meet held in Mumbai.

Media killed my habit of speaking frankly: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said the media was responsible for "killing" his habit of making "frank" statements after they misinterpreted them.

The press should be avoided like cancer: Alec Baldwin

Actor Alec Baldwin has spoken out against the press, insisting that it should be avoided like cancer.

Republicans criticise Obama for avoiding questions from press

The Republican camp is targeting Barack Obama is trying to avoid serious questions from the press.

Preity to write about journalist’s hall of shame!

Preity Zinta, as we all know, doesn’t mince her words when it comes to clearing her stand on any controversy. Not that PZ is grappling with one at the moment, but the fiery actress looked particularly peeved with media during an IPL match about the pressure it creates on people unnecessarily.

Too much police-press gossip: Britain`s ex-top cop

Paul Stephenson testified that relations
between some police managers and media were closer than necessary.

Press must face tougher penalties: UK gov`t

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said newspapers must change their system of self-regulation.