Human Rights Commission Defends Journalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes an intervention by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in India to order appropriate restitution to a journalist in the state of Uttar Pradesh, for prolonged harassment and…

Arun Singhania shot dead in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Less than a month after a controversial media magnate was gunned down in daylight in the best-protected area of the capital, a media tycoon of Indian origin was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in…

India's only Muslim TV channel banned on DTH…

Calicut (Sep 28, 2009)   Peace TV, India's only Islamic Television channel reportedly being banned  from broadcasting  through DTH (Direct to Home) providers in the country. Website of Consumer Welfare Society, Delhi is swamped with complaints…

Journalist beaten in Kerala

Kochi: Tomin J Thachankari, Kannur Range Inspector General, will investigate into the charges of beating up of a journalist the night before Eid in Kasargode, northern Kerala. The police had reportedly beaten up Rahman Thayalangadi,…

Tamil scribes demand release of Sri Lankan journalist

CHENNAI: A delegation of the Madras Union of Journalists (MUJ) on Friday met the Sri Lankan Deputy Higher Commissioner for South India Vadivel Krishnamurthy and submitted a memorandum addressed to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda…

Modi's hindutva Fatwa rejected by HC

Ahmedabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh finally has reason to smile as the Gujarat High Court Friday overturned the state government’s ban on his book “Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence”. A full-bench…

Muslim ‘Terrorists’ Manufactured by the Media

It is not just the ‘loony’ ‘vernacular’ media, as many are given to believe, but even the ‘respectable’, ‘mainstream’, ‘national’ English-language press in India that have sedulously cultivated the notion of ‘Islamic terrorism,’ so much…