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Centre rejects India’s ranking on latest World Press Freedom Index
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Last Updated : 20 Jul 2022 05:50:39 AM IST
Anurag Thakur
Anurag Thakur

 

India does not agree with the conclusions of foreign non-government organisation (NGO) “Reporters Without Borders” that the country ranks 150th among 180 nations in the World Press Freedom Index, Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur informed Parliament on Tuesday.

The report, which was released in May, said India’s ranking fell down to 150th position from last year’s 142nd rank.

In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Thakur said “the government does not subscribe to its (NGO’s) views and country rankings… for various reasons, including very low sample size, little or no weightage to fundamentals of democracy, adoption of a methodology which is questionable and non-transparent, etc.”

Thakur’s statement was in response to a query by Trinamool Congress MP Mala Roy and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MPs A Raja and A Ganeshamurthi, asking “whether it is a fact that India ranked in the bottom 30 worst nations out of 180 as maintained by the media watchdog in the World Press Freedom Index”.



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