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Information and Broadcasting Ministry

Curbing a streaming flow

With OTT platforms coming under the purview of the I&B Ministry, content creators are hoping for a balanced approach

20 Nov 2020 6:10 PM

Fake news more dangerous than paid news; media must follow self-regulation: Javadekar

Several countries all over the world have been affected by the fake news menace

27 Aug 2020 1:44 PM

No complaint about non-adherence to channels pricing norms received by TRAI: I&B ministry

As per new regulations, every broadcaster is required to offer all its channels on a-la-carte basis and declare MRP per month.

12 Jul 2019 7:13 PM

Ensure contents of NaMo TV verified by certification panel: EC to Delhi CEO

The EC has also asked the CEO to inform whether the political contents were at anytime cleared by the certification committee.

10 Apr 2019 8:57 AM

SC refuses to entertain plea challenging usage of word 'dalit' by media

The petitioners said that Ministry, by erasing term ‘Dalit’ from public debate, creats false impression that the term itself is derogatory.

18 Feb 2019 1:05 PM


On social media regulation, SC says its like setting up 'surveillance state'

The top court on Friday took a strong note of the I&B Ministry's decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data.

13 Jul 2018 1:43 PM

Journalists could lose accreditation permanently for fake news: Govt

According to amended rules, publication, telecast of fake news would result in 6-month-suspension of journalist in first violation.

03 Apr 2018 8:18 AM

Smriti Irani responds to Cong on measures against ‘fake’ news

Cong asked who will determine if a reported news item is 'fake' and showed apprehension that rules might be misused to harass reporters.

03 Apr 2018 8:02 AM

Smriti Irani attacks Rahul on data privacy issue, to make announcement on digital news policy

In another jibe at Gandhi, she called herself a 'self-made woman' and said her identity is not defined by who her father is.

30 Mar 2018 9:35 AM

After debate over salaries, Prasar Bharti CEO defends Smriti Irani

The Wire had earlier claimed that the delay in release of funds was due to alleged standoff between the Prasar Bharati and the I&B ministry.

05 Mar 2018 9:02 AM


Policy advocacy bodies applaud I&B’s clarification over condom ads

Policy body said, instead of restricting the debate to ‘explicit contents’, I&B should focus on larger issues like knowledge of HIV-AIDS.

24 Dec 2017 2:40 PM

Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty deride Scheduled Castes in TV shows; booked

They have been accused of humiliating and insulting the Scheduled Castes by using the word 'bhangi' in separate TV shows.

23 Dec 2017 12:43 PM

The condom conundrum

The issue has now snowballed raising questions about the sensitivity of audiences and the quality of sex education in the country.

14 Dec 2017 12:11 AM

Media screening of Padmavati to influence CBFC? parliamentary panel to Bhansali

The panel is headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur and its members are senior BJP leader LK Advani and film actor Raj Babbar, a Congress leader.

30 Nov 2017 9:30 PM