AP media gag order: full coverage

AP gag order had no official stamp: Report

TOI, 26 Feb

HYDERABAD: The media gag GO was issued in violation of business rules of Andhra Pradesh government and was drafted in improper language, the chief secretary has reported. The report also has blamed the additional secretary (general administration department) for the fiasco. Read here

AP backtracks after gag order on media
Daily News & Analysis, India – Feb 23, 2007
The gag order followed overnight raids and seizure of documents by the CID from the offices of Margadarsi Financiers, a group company of media baron Ramoji … Read here

Row over controversial gag order in AP
NDTV

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has accused his successor Y S Rajasekhara Reddy of trying to gag the press in the state. Read here

AP Assembly adjourned over media row
TOI, 23 Feb, 2007
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for the second consecutive day on Friday with the opposition protesting what it alleged was the government’s attempt to gag the media through an order that was however withdrawn the night before. Read here

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