Following Rakul Preet Singh's plea, I&B ministry directs private TV channels to adhere to Programme Code
The I&B ministry emphasised that no programme should criticise, malign, or slander any individual or certain groups.
Doordarshan's 25 channels, RS and LS broadcast to be offered mandatorily, I&B Ministry issues directive
The ministry has notified 25 Doordarshan and Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha TV channels that are to be mandatorily carried by the multiple system operators (MSOs) and cable operators on their networks
I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar
Centre revoked the 48-hour ban imposed on Friday on Malayalam news channels Asianet News and Media One for reportage of Delhi riots that could 'enhance communal disharmony' across the country
Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
Delhi Police and Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have come under pressure with the opposition charging they failed to act swiftly enough to contain the violence.
Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence
After fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi on Tuesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels asking them to be cautious about content that may incite violence or promote "anti-national" attitudes
The Goa government had spent Rs 17.44 crore on hosting IFFI 2017, according to Pramod Sawant.
Lok Sabha poll results: Information and Broadcasting Ministry asks entertainment channels not to air election-related news
A day ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has clearly directed that an entertainment channel doesn’t have the rights to air any news
The I&B Ministry proposes to make film piracy offences punishable with imprisonment of three years and fines of up to Rs 10 lakh or both.
Bombay High Court issues notice to set up pre-screening committee for content released on online platforms
Bombay High Court Friday issued notices to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting over a plea seeking regulation of the content of ‘web series’ or other programs which are broadcast directly through the internet.
Union minister Ramdas Athawale to move Supreme Court over usage of 'Dalit' to refer to Scheduled Castes
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had earlier suggested that the media use the word “Scheduled Castes (SC)”, in order to comply with he Bombay High Court's directions.
I&B ministry advises TV channels not to use the word 'Dalit', urges them to say 'Scheduled Caste' instead
The advisory urges channels that they may refrain from using the term 'Dalit' while referring to people belonging to Scheduled Castes.
National Film Awards 2018 recipients who skipped ceremony yet to receive medals, citations by I&B Ministry
Many of those who chose to skip the 65th National Film Awards have reportedly not received their medals and citations yet.
The problem with the Narendra Modi government taking upon itself the authority to police fake news is that it will now have the key to the closet.
Newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting (I&B) minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday stressed on media adopting self-regulation and asserted that the government has no plans to regulate news portals and media websites.
Smriti Irani exits I&B ministry: Controversy and gaffes marked actor-turned-politician's tenure as minister
Smriti Irani's gaffe marred tenure as information and broadcasting minister is coming to an end, with the Narendra Modi government replacing her with Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore at the helm of the ministry
Cabinet reshuffle: Smriti Irani removed from I&B ministry, Piyush Goyal gets additional charge as finance minister
Hours before the Karnataka Assembly election 2018 results are going to be announced, there was a cabinet reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government.
NFDC MD Nina Lath Gupta issued fresh termination order by I&B Ministry; allegations of lapses withdrawn
A fresh termination order has now been issued for NFDC MD Nina Lath Gupta, that makes no mention of the earlier allegations
New TV set-top boxes may feature chips for 'more authentic' viewership data for channels, I&B Ministry proposes
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has proposed installation of a chip in new television set-top boxes which will provide data about channels watched and their duration.
Expressing concern over flouting of procedure while reconstituting the 13th PCI, various media associations jointly demanded the government's intervention.
'Guidelines for accreditation of journalists to regulate fake news stands withdrawn': PMO rolls back order right after Smriti Irani tweets
The Prime Minister's Office directed that the press release regarding fake news be withdrawn and said the matter should only be addressed in PCI