Information And Broadcasting Ministry
West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Showcause by Centre, says news channel

The editor of Kolkata TV has said the Union ministry of information and broadcasting issued a showcause to the Bengali news channel, asking it to explain why permission granted to it under uplinking g...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.08.21

Anurag Thakur meets NBA board members

Board members of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) called on Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Saturday and discussed with him the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on t...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Portal: no state role in rules

The power to administer the newly framed rules to regulate social and digital media has “not been delegated” to state governments, the Union information and broadcasting ministry has said ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 10.02.21

Guidelines for OTT on the way

The government will soon issue guidelines for regulation of OTT (over the top) platforms that will address issues such as sensitive content, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Replying to a Zer...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Code of discontent: Centre's move on OTT

A nanny State simply cannot get enough of treating its citizens like children. It does not want them to grow up and learn to make adult choices. The Narendra Modi government is at grave risk of turnin...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 26.02.20

Comedian's episode critical of Modi missing from Hotstar

Disney-owned Hotstar has not uploaded the latest episode of John Oliver's popular talk show Last Week Tonight in which the comedian has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Clear TV serial dues: Government

The information and broadcasting ministry on Friday urged broadcasters and producers of TV serials to clear payments to artistes. The request comes after two TV actors — Manmeet Grewal and Preksha M...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.20

3-month extension for health secretary in major bureaucratic rejig

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected on Sunday, Health secretary Preeti Sudan was given a three-month extension to maintain continuity in the government's coronavirus fight, while higher educati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

What the advisory to TV channels on children says about us

Art, entertainment and commerce make a confusing mixture. The confusion surfaces in certain situations, as is indicated by an advisory from the information and broadcasting ministry to private televis...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 19.06.19

I&B ministry issues advisory on kids’ dance shows

The information and broadcasting ministry on Tuesday issued an advisory to private television channels to avoid making children perform suggestive and age-inappropriate moves in dance-based reality sh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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