Media

Newspapers Scan – April 13

  The Supreme Court’s interim order on the Electoral Bond Scheme is the front page lead in most of the dailies today. The Tribune writes “Electoral bond to stay : SC asks parties to list donors in sealed cover to EC”. The Indian Express quotes the apex court as saying “Issues need in-depth hearing”. Taking … Continue reading Newspapers Scan – April 13

Jaitley questions promises in Congress manifesto related to media

TIA NEW DESK Senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today questioned promises in Congress manifesto related to media. In his Facebook post, Mr Jaitley said, the media chapter contains suggestions, each one of which will regulate and restrict free journalism and otherwise multiplicity of Indian media, which is anachronic. He said, such promises … Continue reading Jaitley questions promises in Congress manifesto related to media

Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap passes away at 88

AMN Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap has passed away following a prolonged illness. She was 88. She served All India Radio for about 30 years. The veteran newsreader started her career in Radio as a drama artist. A prayer meeting in her memory will be held in New Delhi today

RJD Tejashwi appeals opposition leaders to boycott media debate

  AMN / PATNA Former deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Deputy wrote a letter to Rahul Gandhi and other leaders of Opposition appealing them to boycott media and not participate in media debates.  

NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 09

The Supreme Court order on mediation by a three-member panel to settle the Ram Janambhoomi Babri Masjid title dispute case dominates headlines this morning. ”No Ayodhya verdict before polls as Supreme Court sends case for mediation” leads The Times of India adding ”Seeks report from panel within eight weeks”. ”Court gives mediation a chance in … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 09

Any attempt to use OSA against media is reprehensible:Editors Guild of India

WEB DESK Editors Guild of India in a statement said that AG Venugopal’s arguments in Supreme court about “stolen” Rafael deal documents amount to threats.  It said that any attempt to use the Official Secrets Act (OSA) against the media is reprehensible.. Here is the full statement.

Afghan Journo bats for strong ties with India

By A Correspondent / Guwahati India and Afghanistan have maintained historically close ties fruitful for both nations. But political disturbances in Pakistan, located in between, poses difficulties for the Indo-Afghan bilateral relationship, observed senior Afghan radio journalist Abdul Mujeeb Khalvatgar while interacting with city based scribes on Sunday (3 March). He was participating in Guwahati … Continue reading Afghan Journo bats for strong ties with India

All India Radio does true reporting while TV channels set agenda instead of reporting

AMN / NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, as against true reporting by All India Radio, TV channels set the agenda of the country instead of reporting. Mr Jaitley said this after releasing a book titled, ‘Mann Ki Baat – A Social Revolution on Radio’ in New Delhi today. Mr Jaitley cited the … Continue reading All India Radio does true reporting while TV channels set agenda instead of reporting

NEWSPAPERS SCAN – FEB 28

  An Indian Air Force Pilot captured by Pakistan and a Pak F16 shot down by India is the story that dominates headlines in today newpapers. “India-Pak tension escalates” headlines Business Standard adding “Both shoot down each other’s jets; New Delhi seeks immediate return of captured pilot”. “Bloodied and grilled, Abhi stays calm, collected” writes … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – FEB 28

NEWSPAPERS SCAN -FEB 23

Seoul Peace Prize to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan saying that it has taken over the Jaish-e-Mohammad headquarters amid growing international pressure, are the some of the prominent stories covered by most of the dailies today. “Crackdown or an eyewash? Under global pressure, Pakistan Punjab takes over Jaish Headquarters” headlines the Times of India. … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -FEB 23

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ELECTIONS

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