Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicPress Club of India

Topic: Press Club of India

‘Blatant censorship’ — Press Club complains of ‘restrictions’ on media in Parliament

New Delhi: The Press Club of India (PCI) has expressed disappointment and hurt at the deactivation of the press gallery passes of journalists covering...

Bangladesh I&B minister inaugurates media centre at PCI, says will strengthen cultural ties

I&B minister Hasan Mahmud inaugurated the Bangabandhu Media Centre at PCI to mark the birth centenary of the founding President of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Journalist bodies demand quashing of FIR by UP police against scribes for circulating video

The FIR alleged that the follow-up news stories on the video clip of the elderly Muslim being assaulted was already in the public domain and therefore did not violate public order.

Covid notwithstanding, journalists throng Press Club of India on sunny Saturday to vote

Election is between two panels of 21 candidates each and a handful of independents, who are aiming for many positions, including president & general secretary.

Journalists frequently called by police, made to wait for hours, say 2 media organisations

In a memorandum to Amit Shah, the Press Association & Press Club of India said journalists should be interrogated in a mutually agreed date, time and venue.

Activists allege Press Club refused screening of Kashmir short film, club denies charge

A team of activists, including Kavita Krishnan and Jean Drèze, who travelled in Kashmir for 5 days, has alleged that Press Club is ‘under pressure’.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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