The Modi government is set to clip the powers of the Censor Board.
02 Sep 2016 1:08 AM
The Narendra Modi government is expected to present a new year’s gift to the Northeast by unveiling a new channel, Arun Prabha, for the region.
31 Aug 2016 12:48 AM
Former Union information and broadcasting secretary Sunil Arora is likely to replace Jawhar Sircar as the CEO of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati.
27 Aug 2016 6:19 AM
The much-awaited and discussed TSR Subramanian report — commissioned by former HRD minister Smriti Irani for drafting a new education policy for India — is likely to be delayed further.
26 Aug 2016 6:29 AM
Indian movie buffs will soon witness the Modi government’s achievements just before their favourite film show unveils.
24 Aug 2016 5:44 AM
Doordarshan’s second attempt at garnering new content for its channels through the slot sale policy — with relaxed norms for acquisition — has also seemingly failed to take off as just three productio
23 Aug 2016 5:11 AM
The fight between censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani and the board members has escalated and reached the information and broadcasting ministry.
22 Aug 2016 1:56 AM
Ever since the Modi government took over, the government’s media strategy has come in for a major change as it tries to create a direct interface with the common man.
18 Aug 2016 1:44 AM
India will likely share several films related to the Bangladesh independence struggle, which are with the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), with the neighbouring nation.
17 Aug 2016 6:21 AM
A visit to the local market in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, and a chance encounter with a dark-skinned girl who wanted to buy a fairness cream, but couldn’t due to its high pricing, was the reason Congre
11 Aug 2016 3:41 AM
National broadcaster Doordarshan is learnt to have not made payments to the producers of its commissioned programmes over the past several months even as it grapples with policy changes to acquire new
08 Aug 2016 6:24 AM
Weeks after a massive controversy erupted over a copy of Udta Punjab allegedly being leaked two days ahead of the film’s release, the Censor Board has decided to make handling of such content — submit
02 Aug 2016 1:04 AM
With effective monitoring, sensitisation of students and public awareness campaigns, the number of ragging incidents across the country has shown a marked decline over the last few years.
31 Jul 2016 5:34 AM
The Prasar Bharati Board on Tuesday approved a move to invite fresh proposals under the slot sale policy for Doordarshan with relaxed norms for acquisition of content after none of the private product
27 Jul 2016 2:17 AM
Within days of taking over the reins of Union human resource ministry, Prakash Javadekar is understood to have ensured a green signal to the important IIM Bill from the PMO.
17 Jul 2016 2:20 AM
Prasar Bharati’s ambitious plan to garner better TRPs by engaging private production houses to generate content for Doordarshan has fallen flat on its face.
15 Jul 2016 1:04 AM
In the wake of televangalist Zakir Naik’s alleged “inflammatory” sermons through a private television channel Peace TV, the government on Friday decided to issue an advisory to stop the broadcast of n
09 Jul 2016 4:08 AM
After the epic battle over Udta Punjab, which was criticised by the Central Board of Film Certification for the generous use of abuses, glorification of drug use, and setting it all in poll-bound Punj
03 Jul 2016 6:31 AM
Private television production houses are seemingly unwilling to buy Doordarshan prime-time.
30 Jun 2016 2:40 AM
Despite pressure from several quarters, including Bollywood, for the removal of censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani for his repeated controversial decisions, it seems that the Central Board of Film Cer
28 Jun 2016 4:55 AM