Direct the Indian Press to cover sexual offences sensitively
  • Petitioned Chairman, Press Council of India

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Student Bar Association, National Law School of India University
Chairman, Press Council of India

Direct the Indian Press to cover sexual offences sensitively

    1. Student Bar Association, NLSIU
    2. Petition by

      Student Bar Association, NLSIU

      Bangalore, India

Several sections of the media have been irresponsible and insensitive in their reporting of sexual offences in the recent past. In the interests of the victim and the interests of justice, we think the Press Council of India should restrain those sections of the media for flagrant violation of its rules and journalistic ethics.

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    • Bhushan Malgaonkar MUMBAI, INDIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      In compliance with the obligation under clause (e) of Article 51-A of Constitution of India,"It shall be the fundamental duty of every citizen of India to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women.

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    • Mehnaaz Usmani NORWOOD, MA
      • almost 2 years ago

      It should be important to every human being and I am one.

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    • AKSHAY JAIN BANGALORE, INDIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Enough isn't it!!

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    • Aaswad Satpute MUMBAI, INDIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Does this why make ANY sense?

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    • Arghya Sengupta OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM
      • almost 2 years ago

      Given the widespread power wielded by the free media in India today, the media must become much more sensitive to women in its coverage and its reporting, and adhere to fundamental norms of good journalism. In other words, it must do its job.

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