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Editors Guild condemns police action against journalists in Tripura under UAPA 

Tripura Police booked 102 social media account holders under the UAPA, and slapped charges of criminal conspiracy and forgery and served notices to the authorities of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to freeze their accounts. 
Students Federation of India (SFI) activists protested outside Tripura Bhawan in New Delhi against communal violence in Tripura, (HT Photo/Amal KS)
Students Federation of India (SFI) activists protested outside Tripura Bhawan in New Delhi against communal violence in Tripura, (HT Photo/Amal KS)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 05:42 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Editors Guild moves Supreme Court on Pegasus issue

  • The Supreme Court may take up the petition on August 5 when a bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana holds a hearing on a bunch of petitions filed earlier on the alleged use of the military-grade spyware.
The Indian government has neither confirmed nor denied that it used Pegasus and has ruled out any illegal surveillance. (AFP)
The Indian government has neither confirmed nor denied that it used Pegasus and has ruled out any illegal surveillance. (AFP)
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 04:22 AM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Editors Guild urges PM Modi to put digital media rules on hold

The government on February 25 announced the Information Technology (Intermediary guidelines and digital media ethics codes) Rules 2021 under the Information and Technology Act, 2000.
The letter has also been addressed to Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar.
The letter has also been addressed to Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar.
Published on Mar 24, 2021 05:01 AM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Editors Guild condemns FIR against UP journalist

The Editors Guild of India has described as “cruel” and a “classic case of shooting the messenger” the filing of the FIR against the journalist.
Journalist Pawan Jaiswal, who had filmed students of a government school in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district eating rotis with salt as their mid-day meal, reiterates that he shot what he saw at the school in Mirzapur.(PTI photo)
Journalist Pawan Jaiswal, who had filmed students of a government school in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district eating rotis with salt as their mid-day meal, reiterates that he shot what he saw at the school in Mirzapur.(PTI photo)
Published on Sep 03, 2019 09:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Varanasi | ByHT Correspondent

Editors Guild condemns arrest of journalists

An FIR was registered against Noida based journalist Prashant Kanojia at Hazratganj police station in Lucknow on Friday night in which it was alleged that the accused made “objectionable comments against the CM and tried to malign his image.
he Guild sees it as an effort to intimidate the press and stifle freedom of expression, the statement said.(HT Photo)
he Guild sees it as an effort to intimidate the press and stifle freedom of expression, the statement said.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 04:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust India

Barring journalists from Republic Day event at Srinagar an attack on press freedom: Editors Guild

The Editors Guild of India has termed the barring of journalists from covering the Republic Day function in Srinagar as an “unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom”.
Security personnel stand guard during 70th Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar.(ANI)
Security personnel stand guard during 70th Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 11:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByHT Correspondent, Srinagar

MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal suspended from Editors Guild of India

Office bearers of the Editors Guild of India concurred with the majority view that Akbar should be suspended from the Guild till such time that the court case he has filed is concluded. It has also decided that Tarun Tejpal too should be suspended from the Guild.
Former Union minister MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women at various stages of his journalistic career.(REUTERS)
Former Union minister MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women at various stages of his journalistic career.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 08:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Withdraw case against woman journalist: Editors Guild asks MJ Akbar

Many women journalists have accused MJ Akbar, a former editor of The Asian Age newspaper, of inappropriate behaviour, joining the global #MeToo campaign.
Union minister M J Akbar resigned on Wednesday over sexual harassment allegations(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Union minister M J Akbar resigned on Wednesday over sexual harassment allegations(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 12:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Hold unbiased probe into sexual harassment cases: Editors Guild tells media organisations

Editors Guild has also expressed concern and dismay over the incidence of alleged sexual harassment and assault on women journalists.
Editors Guild said this is the time for media organisations to strengthen internal processes, including training of staff and improving awareness, as mandated by the law and even beyond.(Shutterstock)
Editors Guild said this is the time for media organisations to strengthen internal processes, including training of staff and improving awareness, as mandated by the law and even beyond.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 09, 2018 06:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Fake news norms would have opened door for frivolous complaints: Editors Guild

The Guild said that ‘fake news’ is a process that cannot be left to governments to initiate action when, on many occasions, the governments and the parties in power are charged with propagating fake news themselves.
The statement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered the information and broadcasting ministry to cancel its contentious guidelines on fake news, after the ministry’s move attracted widespread criticism.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The statement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered the information and broadcasting ministry to cancel its contentious guidelines on fake news, after the ministry’s move attracted widespread criticism.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 11:33 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India
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