Constiutions

Rule 1 #

The name of the organization is Indian Journalists Union. Registered office: F 29, Shankar Market, Connaught Circus, New Delhi - 110001.

Objects

Rule 2 #

The objects of the Union are:

  • To raise the status of members of the profession of journalism;
  • To promote a spirit of cooperation and understanding among working journalists;
  • To promote and maintain the heighest standards of professional conduct and integrity;
  • To strive for the betterment of working conditions of journalists, specially salary, tenure office and conditions of service and for prevention of socially unrelated automation;
  • To safeguard and promote their interests generally, and in particular to assist members where necessary in securing employment;
  • To promote amenities for recreation and scope for social and cultural activities;
  • To build up and administer funds for the provision of legal aid, unemployment, retirement and death benefits of an allied nature;
  • To promote wage agreements on a provincial or an all-India basis by the Union acting between the employers and the employees and provide assistance to members of the Union in the event of a trade dispute or when, in the opinion of the Union, they are being dealt with wrong;
  • To secure representation of the Union on national and international organizations and develop friendly contacts with them;
  • To strive for freedom of the Press;
  • To work for and promote legislation for the welfare of working journalists;
  • To secure facility of training of journalists on a country-wide basis and for periodic exchanges of journalists abroad;
  • To publish official journal(s);
  • To conduct the affairs of the Union and its constituent units on professional and trade union lines and to forge organic links with like-minded organizations of newspaper employees;
  • To secure representation off working journalists through their representative organizations on delegations that are sent abroad by the Government of India or any state governments and also on commissions or committees set up by these on which representation of non-officials is desired and which are required to ascertain public opinion or make recommendations on the basis thereof;
  • To affiliate unions of journalists abroad that conform to the rules and the constitution of this Union; and
  • To engage in such other legitimate activities as are incidental or conductive to the attainment of the aforesaid objects.
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The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) hailed the Judgment of the Supreme Court quashing the draconian Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act which was misused by several state government to stifle expression of dissent against the ruling establishments.

The Indian Journalists' Union (IJU) strongly condemns the dastardly terrorist attack on the satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the cold-blooded murder of as many as 10 of its journalists, including its editor, and two policemen. Our hearts go out to the bereaved families and the fearless journalist community of France, the pioneer in the struggle for liberty and freedom of the Press.

Press Council of India gazette notification of list of representative associations for the XII th term.

The gazette notification of the members for the XII term of Press Council of India.

Justice C. K. Prasad has been nominated as chairman of Press Council of India

Justice C K Prasad has been appointed Chairman Press Council of India, on being nominated by three members committee comprising Hon'ble Vice President of India, Speaker of Lok Sabha and S N Sinha, PCI nominee.

S N Sinha and D Amar elected unopposed as President & Secretary General respectively of the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) for second term.

Press Council Of India Notification - Part II, Section 3

Press Council Of India Notification - Part III, Section 4

The Indian Journalists Union (IJU), the premier and most representative organisation of the working journalists in the country, welcomed the recommendation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI) for single Regulatory Authority for print and electronic media.

The Press Note Issued at the Media Conference on 29th March Addressed by S N SINHA, President and D AMAR, Secretary-General of Indian Journalists Union (IJU) on the Deliberations of National Executive Committee (NEC) of Union Held at Bengaluru on 27-28 MARCH 2014.

The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) welcomed the judgment of the Supreme Court upholding the constitutional validity of the recommendations of the Majithia Wage Board for working journalists and other newspaper employees.The IJU urged upon the Central and State Government to ensure speedy implementation of the Supreme Court order. Read full judgment in latest news.

National Executive Committee (NEC) of Indian Journalists Union (IJU) meeting in Kochi

Parliamentary Committee Report on Paid News

Sikkim-Gangtok NEC Circular, 6-7 November 2012

Patna NEC Circular 13th May 2012

IJU Demands Media Commission

Plenary Presidential Address

SAMSN Invite IJU

IJU Souvenir Released

Mr.Katju to the Secretary, Information, Writers Building, State Government West Bengal

Request for appointment of a Sub-committee of the Press Council of India - suo- motto- to examine Safety and Protection of Journalists in the country and to suggest national wide special law for that purpose - Regarding.

Struggles Ahead

The recommendations of the Majithia Wage Boards were accepted by the Government of India on 25th October, 2011 and notified vide S.O. no. 2532 (E) dated 11th November, 2011 in the Gazette of India

IJU... in the Right Direction

IJU on Forward March

Unity is the Need of the Hour

IJU - IFJ Congress Letter

Indian Journalist Union Response on Wage Board Debate

Anomaly in The Extension of Travel Concession to Mandal Correspondents in Andhra Pradesh

Congman Attacks Scribe at Meghalaya Assembly

Indian Journalist Union Response on Wage Board Debate

Indian Journalists Union (IJU) Deeply Mourns the Demise of Its Founder Secretary-General and Veteran Journalist Com. Kalyan Choudhury

Letter From The President - International Federation of Journalists

Assault on a Photo-Journalist by an MLA in The Meghalaya Assembly Premises - Suo Motto Action Sought - Regarding.

The Major Problems and Difficulties Faced by The Spouses of Accredited Journalists

Assam Scribes Interaction Programme in Sikkim

 

 

Press Release

Union Calls on government and employer to support widow's family

The Indian Journalists Union (IJU), the premier and most representative organisation of the working journalists in the country, welcomed the recommendation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI) for single Regulatory Authority for print and electronic media.

A statement issued in New Delhi, the IJU President S N Sinha, Secretary General Devulapalli Amar, expressed happiness over the Supreme Court Judgment saying it was a clear victory for working journalists and other newspaper employees, in their long-drawn battle. The two urged upon the Central and State Government to ensure speedy implementation of the Supreme Court order.

IJU strongly condemned the illegal and unwarranted detention of senior journalist Iftikhar Geelani by the Delhi Special Cell police on Saturday

IJU Press Note-24.12.12 on Manipur

Govt of India Press Release on Majithia Wage Board

The Indian Journalist Union (IJU) requests the Press Council of India (PCI) to take cognizance of the circular and Suo Moto take suitable steps to protect the freedom of the press

W Bengal Press Note on Newspapers to Lib.

The Indian Journalist Union (IJU) has urged upon the Press Council of India(PCI) to take up the case of brutal assault of security personnel on senior journalist and author, Mr. David Devadas

Press Council of India notification, June 2011

IJU calls for a National Law to Protect Scribes

IJU Press realse over this Supreme Court judgement

 
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