Conventional PCI: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

2018 National Press Day (NPD) celebrated in November 16

The National Press Day (NPD) is celebrated every year on 16th of November to commemorate the establishment of Press Council of India (PCI) in 1966. This was the day on which the PCI started functioning as a moral watchdog to ensure that not only did the press maintain the high standards expected from this powerful ..

The 2017 National Press Day (NPD)

The National Press Day (NPD) is celebrated every year on November 16 as a symbolic of a free and responsible press in India. This was the day on which the Press Council of India (PCI) started functioning as a moral watchdog to ensure that not only did the press maintain the high standards expected from ..

Put ‘Paid News’ an electoral misconduct: Press Council

The Press Council of India (PCI) has suggested devising occurrence of ‘paid news’ through elections a penal “electoral malpractice” and recommended improving the applicable laws. A report of PCI’s two-member sub-committee on matters concerning to this event advised that section 123 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 be amended by Parliament to create ..