Media bodies had criticised the affidavit and 11 PCI members had demanded an emergency meeting to convince the chairman to withdraw it.
19 Sep 2019 2:37 AM
The application on behalf of the PCI was filed by advocate Anshuman Ashok on Friday.
24 Aug 2019 2:12 PM
In a sign of unease, Friday night's dinner did not have the numbers that Ms Sitharaman’s highly respected predecessor Arun Jaitley, attracted.
14 Jul 2019 12:01 AM
The finance ministry has banned govt-accredited mediapersons from entering the ministry without prior appointment.
12 Jul 2019 4:33 AM
It asked PCI, NBSA, the Editors Guild and the Indian Broadcasting Federation to file their affidavit on the issue within three weeks.
22 Oct 2018 9:07 PM
Sources stated the I&B ministry is unlikely to issue any advisory on its part and is expected to ask the PCI to take a call on the issue.
13 Jun 2018 2:21 AM
The order was withdrawn the very next day — on the directions from PM Narendra Modi’s office — after outrage from the media and the public.
15 Apr 2018 6:11 AM
The Press Council's comments came after PM Narendra Modi ordered the I&B Ministry to cancel its fake news order.
04 Apr 2018 12:11 PM
PM Narendra Modi cancelled his own govt’s order over fake news and said that matter should be addressed only by Press Council of India.
04 Apr 2018 10:34 AM
The I&B ministry decision drew sharp criticism from the Opposition parties as well as from press bodies.
04 Apr 2018 1:06 AM
The guild was discontent over the fact that Centre’s faith rests only on the Press Council of India to deliver justice in such cases.
03 Apr 2018 7:13 PM
In a bid to check spread of fake news, the govt came out with new rules for issuing and withdrawing Press Information Bureau tag to journos.
03 Apr 2018 3:48 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the matter should only be addressed in Press Council of India.
03 Apr 2018 12:48 PM
According to amended rules, publication, telecast of fake news would result in 6-month-suspension of journalist in first violation.
03 Apr 2018 8:18 AM
Govt likely to increase sitting fee 6-fold from Rs 1,000 to Rs 6,000.
26 Dec 2017 7:07 AM
The poll body also decided to set up a panel to suggest amendments to a provision in the election law barring campaigning 48 hours ahead of polling.
18 Dec 2017 2:18 AM
Delhi HC tells petitioner to approach Press Council of India with complaint.
07 Dec 2017 7:02 AM
Claiming that attacks on journalists was a worrying trend, the resolution demanded a time bound action from state governments.
23 Sep 2017 2:13 AM
It is with profound regret and utmost sorrow I write that whatever I prophesied has come true in the past 40 odd months.
16 Sep 2017 3:15 AM
Sources said home minister Rajnath Singh directed home secretary Rajiv Gauba to seek a report on the murder from the Karnataka government.
07 Sep 2017 5:54 AM