14 May 2016
New Delhi: Strongly condemning the killing of two journalists in Bihar and Jharkhand in the past couple of days, the Press Council of India (PCI) has demanded that a special law be enacted to ensure safety of scribes and cases of attacks on them be tried by fast-track courts.
10 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against former apex court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice CK Prasad for allegedly passing some inappropriate orders in a civil appeal during his tenure as a judge, saying if such pleas are taken up it will "open dangerous doors".
11 Aug 2014
Chennai: Lashing out at his 'personal attacks' against party chief M Karunanidhi, DMK on Monday demanded an unconditional apology from Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju and warned of legal action against him if he continued with his tirade against the leader.
09 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Press Council of India (PCI) has recommended to the Uttar Pradesh government to get the case of burning of journalist Jagendra Singh probed by an impartial agency and blamed the state police for neither providing security to the deceased nor showing interest in investigation of his death.
14 Mar 2015
Vijayawada: Stating that publication of paid news should be considered a "punishable" offense, Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Justice C K Prasad on Saturday called for an independent regulatory body to decide whether a particular report falls under the category of 'paid news'.
02 Jun 2014
Panaji: Twenty-six journalists have been killed over the past 12 years in the northeast region, making it one of the most dangerous places for working journalists, according to a Press Council of India member.
26 Feb 2014
Panaji: The controversy over Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's comments against the media has now reached the Press Council of India (PCI).
19 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Chairman of Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, on Wednesday said the newspapers industry has the right to raise concerns over the security of media houses and their employees but suspending publication is not in public interest.
09 Sep 2013
Guwahati: 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.
09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju on Tuesday made a fervent appeal to people across the country and the world to extend all possible help to the people of Jammu and Kashmir which is battling a ‘terrible calamity’.