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.
30 Nov 2016
Panicking, she rang the number and told a man who said he was from the IRS: ‘I can pay $500,’ half the sum demanded. "I could do a payment plan. I just can't pay all of it at once." "Ma'am, you can pay $500 today itself. You can do that?" the man asked, adding that lawyers would look at her accounts and work out a monthly payment plan, but she had to pay half now.
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.
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".
29 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, Indian Armed Forces conducted surgical strikes on the Pakistan side of the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday night.
25 Oct 2016
Lucknow: Aiming to settle the ongoing family feud in Samajwadi Party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday said his family and the party are now united.
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'.
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.
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).