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Head Office

Rule 3 #

The head office of the union shall be in New Delhi. The working office may be located at such other places as may be decided by the Union's National Executive Committee.

Units

Rule 4#

The Indian Journalists Union shall consist of unions as per the list given in the schedule of the constitution of India, subject to such modifications by the national Executive Committee to suit special circumstances.

Membership

Rule 5#

Membership of the Union will be open to:

  • 'Working Journalists' as defined in Section 2 (f) of the Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous) Provision Act, !(%% and the Wage Board Awards, whether employed by Indian or foreign newspapers and news organizations or employed by Indian concerns but working outside India;
  • Part-time correspondents whose principal avocation is journalism provided, however, that they produce proof in this behalf in terms of statement received from newspapers or news agencies or any other proof of employment; and
  • Freelance journalists whose principal avocation is journalism.
  • Proprietors and directors or Managing Editors and other persons having proprietary interest shall not be eligible for membership; provided, however, a proprietor who has no other employee on his editorial staff, shall not be debarred; provided his principal avocation of life is journalism. Members of cooperative concerns of journalists shall be deemed to have proprietary interest except where they are employed mainly in managerial or administrative capacity.

Rule 6#

There shall be three categories of members:

  • Ordinary Member: persons not less than 18 years of age who are qualified under Clause 5 and who have worked as journalists for at least one year.
  • Life Members: members who retire from work on account of age, infirmity or who have done outstanding service to the profession of the organization. A list of member/Register shall be maintained by the Union under the provision of trade Union Act, 1926.
  • Honorary Members: persons who are admitted to membership for their outstanding service to trade union movement in the newspaper industry.
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On the call given by the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) thousands of journalists came out on streets across the country on Wednesday to protest against the assassination of the warrior for freedom of expression and Editor of Lankesh Patrika Gauri Lankesh in Bangalore on Tuesday night by unknown assailants.

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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