PCI seeks state’s response on ad denial to Kashmir newspapers

PCI seeks state’s response on ad denial to Kashmir newspapers

Srinagar: The Press Council of India (PCI) has sought response from J&K government on the advertisement ban to two leading newspaper of Kashmir. Soon after February 14 Pulwama blast, the government unofficially banned advertisements to Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader. Kashmir Editors Guild, a grouping of owners and editors, had penned a letter to PCI […]

PCI member CK Nayak calls on Director Information

SRINAGAR: Press Council of India (PCI), Member C K Nayak Thursday called on Director Information and Public Relations (DIPR), Tariq Ahmad Zargar and discussed various issues pertaining to the media scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Director Information apprised the PCI Member in detail about the functioning of DIPR and the steps being taken by the […]

PCI summons govt, CRPF, police over assault on photojournalist

PCI summons govt, CRPF, police over assault on photojournalist

Anantnag: In a case pertaining to alleged thrashing of a photojournalist by CRPF personnel, the Press Council of India (PCI) has served a summons to the Jammu and Kashmir Government, the CRPF, and the JK Police, asking them to appear before a committee. A complaint regarding his beating by CRPF personnel – on October 9, […]

PCI team calls on Advisor

SRINAGAR: The three-member team of visiting Press Council of India (PCI) today called on Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar to discuss the issues being confronted by the media fraternity in the state. The members of the visiting Sub-Committee include Prabhat Dash, Ashok Upadhyay and Prof Sushma Yadav. Director Information & Public Relations, Tariq Ahmed […]

PCI team interacts with Director Information

PCI team interacts with Director Information

SRINAGAR: The three-member visiting panel of Press Council of India (PCI) called on Director Information and PR, Mr Tariq Ahmad Zargar here this morning to discuss various issues pertaining to the media scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Joint Director Information (Headquarters) Saajid Yehaya Naqash and other officials of the Department were also present on the […]

PCI team expresses condolence with Bukhari’s family

PCI team expresses condolence with Bukhari’s family

SRINAGAR: A three-member team of Press Council of India (PCI) on Sunday visited ancestral house of slain noted journalist and Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari to offer their condolences and expressed their solidarity with the bereaving family. During the visit, the PCI team members including Pravat Kumar Dash, Ashok Upadyay and Professor Sushma Yadav, interacted […]

PCI panel to visit Kashmir

PCI panel to visit Kashmir

New Delhi: The Press Council of India (PCI) has set up a three-member panel to visit Jammu and Kashmir and assess the media scenario in the state in the backdrop of the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari. The team will visit the state July 1-5 and make thorough study into the present state of […]