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POWERS OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

Rule 54#

  • where is constitution is silent or where a point of dispute arises between the federal and state constitution, the decision of national council shall prevail, provided the points in dispute are submitted for final decision of the delegates meeting.
  • The National Council shall have power to adjudicate on any matter of dispute in on between state unions and any award given by the council shall be final and binding on the state units concerned subject to decision of the delegate session on appeal
  • The National Council shall have power to issue directive to the state unions. The council may suspend or dissolve a state Executive Committee or disaffiliate it where the national council is satisfied that any state union has been persistently acting contrary against the provision of the constitution or against the interest of the union or has created such condition as has made the working of the union difficult.
  • The National Council shall have power to suspend any member of the Union or its units for conduct detrimental to the interest of the profession or the union and its affiliate units, subject to the approval of the delegates conference.

FINANCES

Rule 56 #

The union may raise it financial problems in following manner:

  • Affiliate fee
  • Quota of membership fee from the affiliate units
  • Donations
  • Special subscription, assessment or levy of the union
  • Any other method confirming to the objects of the union

Rule57 #

  • A annual union contribution of Rs.7 per head shall be collected from each member of the unit and remitted to the union before such date or dates as may be specified by the secretary-general
  • Every unit shall pay annually at least Rs.200 as affiliate fee.
  • Every member of the unit affiliate to the union shall pay a contribution of Rs.5 per year to the official organ of the union.

Rule60 #

A list of members of affiliate units shall be maintained at the office of the union and any member shall have the right to inspect the list during the office hour of the union on any working day. The lists shall be supplied by every affiliated units within 2 months from the date of general meeting of the unit concerned.

Rule61#

  • a) No member shall be entitled to participate in any proceeding of the National Council or to delegates conference unless he has obtained a certificate that requisite membership or delegate fee has been paid.
  • b) Every delegate shall pay a fee of Rs.5 and member of National Council pay a sum of Rs.7 annually.
  • c) No member shall be eligible to be member of any elective of the union if he is in arrears of suspicion

Rule62 #

A record of minutes of proceedings of the National Executive Committee, National Council, delegates conference and other bodies constituted under the provisions of constitution shall be maintained.

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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

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