Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicEditors Guild of India

Topic: Editors Guild of India

‘An important institution dismantled’ — Editors Guild ‘anguished’ by Kashmir Press Club shutdown

Editors Guild says journalists in the region 'frequently face intimidation from terror groups as well as state', adds that shutting down of club 'sets dangerous precedent for media freedom'.

Editors Guild ‘aghast’ at ‘hostile takeover’ of Kashmir Press Club, seeks status quo

Kashmir Press Club, the Valley's largest journalists’ association, was forcibly taken over by a group of journalists with the help of armed policemen on 15 January, the Guild says.

Editors Guild condemns online harassment of women journalists, calls it a ‘travesty’

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India Monday condemned the "continuing online harassment of women journalists" in the country, saying that "this is a...

Tripura cops, govt lacked ‘integrity’ in handling communal incidents, media: Editors Guild report

3-member team visited Tripura to probe alleged attacks on media in particular. Since September, state has seen spate of alleged attacks on political & media offices and mosques.

Editors Guild of India ‘shocked’ at Tripura Police FIR against journalists, seeks fair probe

Journalists' body says the move reveals an ‘extremely disturbing trend’ of a harsh law being used for merely reporting communal violence. Here’s the full statement.

Editors Guild of India ‘shocked’ at journalist’s death in Lakhimpur Kheri, demands SIT probe

Journalists’ body says there are competing versions about Raman Kashyap’s death, but it’s clear he was on assignment, so probe is needed to establish cause.

I-T ‘survey’ of NewsClick, Newslaundry shows ‘dangerous trend’ of govt harassing media: EGI

Read the full statement issued by the Editors Guild of India against the income tax department's 'surveys' conducted Friday at NewsClick, Newslaundry offices in New Delhi.

12-hour tax ‘survey’ at Newslaundry, Newsclick offices, portals say ‘personal data’ seized

Newslaundry CEO Abhinandan Sekhri said an I-T team downloaded data from his personal mobile phone, laptop. Newsclick says not the first time it was targeted by agencies.

SC grants more time to Centre for filing response in Pegasus row, next hearing on 13 Sept

The apex court is hearing as many as 12 pleas, including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India, seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations.

Did govt use Pegasus to surveil citizens, who paid for it? Editors Guild moves SC seeking probe

In SC petition, EGI calls for SIT probe into Pegasus controversy, overhaul of surveillance architecture, wants govt to clarify if it sanctioned snooping on citizens.

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Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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