Different Newspapers have different lead stories today. The Asian Age quotes Prime Minister as saying ”Violence & Cruelty cannot solve problems”. DNA reports Prime Minister Modi pitches for peace and invokes Jalianwala Bagh killings. The Newspaper quotes Prime Minister saying, “violence no solution to any problem”. The Statesman headlines “two LeTmen killed in J&K encounter, … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN-June 25

Journalists demand strict action against BJP MLA for threatening them

AMN / NEW DELHI Several journalists’ bodies have demanded ‘strict action’ against the lawmaker who made threatening remarks hinting possible violence at journalists. Condemning the MLA remarks, they said that such statements are nothing short of ‘criminal intimidation’ and a direct attack on the freedom of the press. Media persons said that such remarks also … Continue reading Journalists demand strict action against BJP MLA for threatening them


The Pioneer and Times of India today higlighted Pakistan barring Indian envoy from vising Gurudwara. “Envoy barred from Pak Gurudwara, India lodges strong protest”, read Pioneer headline. The paper writes that, the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and other consular officials were not allowed to visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib and meet Indian pilgrims despite having … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- June 24


Turning Down NCRB’s proposal for police to have some access to Aadhaar database, UIDAI denies it arguing, the law prohibits sharing of such data. “Úse of Aadhaar data for investigating crime not allowed under law” highlights the Indian Express and the Times of India. In a first major operation under Governor’s rule in J&K, the … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -June 23


Crisis in Jammu and Kashmir and the Governor taking charge in the State is the top story in many newspapers today. “Vohra takes charge in J&K, reviews security situation” headlines The Hindu adding “Issues proclamation to impose Governor’s rule; Assembly in suspended animation”. In related stories, DNA quotes BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir In-Charge Ram Madhav … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -JUNE 21


On the pretext of the Chinese Ambassador suggesting trilateral Co-operation comprising India, China and Pakistan, Hindustan Times headline reads, “India Pakistan ties purely bilateral, no space for third country, says India.” India, China, Pakistan trilateral cooperation can help maintain peace, says Beijing envoy; MEA dismisses suggestion, says Indian Express. 83 days after reposing full faith … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN- June 19

Journalists’ bodies ask govt to apprehend Shujaat Bhukhari killers at earliest

NEW DELHI The remembrance cum solidarity meeting was held on  Monday under the aegis of various journalist organisations condemns the shocking killing of Shujaat Bukhari, Editor in chief of Rising Kashmir and his two Personal Security Officers. Bukhari’s senseless murder demands accountability at various levels. Everyone in this country has this sovereign right to freedom … Continue reading Journalists’ bodies ask govt to apprehend Shujaat Bhukhari killers at earliest

VP urges media to effectively function as means of empowerment

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged the media to effectively function as means of empowerment for development through informed actions of people. Mr Naidu also stressed on the need for a positive and constructive public discourse in the country on all major issues and reminded the media of it’s role in the same. He … Continue reading VP urges media to effectively function as means of empowerment


Violence on eve of Eid in Kashmir is major news in several papers today. The Hindustan Times reports “Eid takes violent turn in Kashmir, civilian killed”. The Indian Express adds “Police say youth died as grenade he was carrying exploded in hand”. On the comments made by the father of Aurangzeb, the Indian soldier who … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN- JUNE 17


The gruesome killing of Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar gets major attention across newspapers today. “Top Kashmir editor shot dead in Srinagar attack” headlines the Hindustan Times, calling the editor of Rising Kashmir, a fiercely independent and courageous voice. The DNA in its headline says “Government in fix over ceasefire in … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN-JUNE 15



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