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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act aimed at 'protecting country from accidents and deaths,' says Prakash Javadekar
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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act aimed at 'protecting country from accidents and deaths,' says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar said the amended of Motor Vehicles law will bring discipline on roads and the police will need to fine fewer people in the next four months.

Doordarshan should create quality content, improve revenue generation through ads: Smriti Irani
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Doordarshan should create quality content, improve revenue generation through ads: Smriti Irani

Public broadcaster Doordarshan should create quality content and improve its revenue generation through advertisement, Union Minister Smriti Irani said.

Smriti Irani calls P Chidambaram's pitch for greater autonomy in J&K shocking, surprising
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Smriti Irani calls P Chidambaram's pitch for greater autonomy in J&K shocking, surprising

BJP said, it was not surprising to see Chidambaram make such comments

Smriti Irani is new I&B minister: Ex-HRD minister was shunned by RSS for not saffronising education
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Smriti Irani is new I&B minister: Ex-HRD minister was shunned by RSS for not saffronising education

Apart from these incidents, Irani was also criticised for appointing Vishram Jamdar as the chairman of the Vishweshwaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) in Nagpur.

Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice-presidential candidate: BJP leader resigns as Union minister, to file nomination on Tuesday
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Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice-presidential candidate: BJP leader resigns as Union minister, to file nomination on Tuesday

BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu, who has been nominated as the vice-presidential candidate of the ruling NDA alliance, resigned from his post as Union minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet

Presidential Election 2017: Venkaiah Naidu says he cannot see why Congress opposes Ram Nath Kovind
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Presidential Election 2017: Venkaiah Naidu says he cannot see why Congress opposes Ram Nath Kovind

"All major political parties are supporting Kovind. The Congress alone knows why it is contesting because they do not have numbers on their side," Venkaiah Naidu said after Kovind filed his nomination

Govt agrees with most of Shyam Benegal committee's report, will amend Cinematograph Act soon
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Govt agrees with most of Shyam Benegal committee's report, will amend Cinematograph Act soon

The Benegal panel was constituted after repeated controversies after the appointment of Pahlaj Nihlani as the CBFC chief.

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Opposition for criticising Narendra Modi; says 'dark days of Emergency' have been forgotten
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Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Opposition for criticising Narendra Modi; says 'dark days of Emergency' have been forgotten

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hit back at Opposition parties for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "authoritarian."

Govt exhorts netizens to be 'soldiers' by not forwarding malicious social media content
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Govt exhorts netizens to be 'soldiers' by not forwarding malicious social media content

Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Monday exhorted netizens to be "soldiers" by not forwarding "malicious" content circulated by "enemies" on social media.

DD's viewership, revenue drops while Akashvani's goes up: govt
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DD's viewership, revenue drops while Akashvani's goes up: govt

The revenue of Doordarshan has suffered a setback because of "sharp drop" in number of terrestrial TV viewers but Akashwani has gained "substantially."

Arun Jaitley demands independent probe into attack on journalists in Shamli, UP
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Arun Jaitley demands independent probe into attack on journalists in Shamli, UP

The Centre on Monday demanded an independent probe into the attack on journalists in Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh, calling it condemnable.

Shrill debates in media overshadowing facts: Arun Jaitley
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Shrill debates in media overshadowing facts: Arun Jaitley

The "dividing line" between news and opinion has weakened, which leaves viewers and readers searching for facts, said Arun Jaitley.

BJP will get absolute majority in Maharashta polls: Javadekar
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BJP will get absolute majority in Maharashta polls: Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said BJP will get majority in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections.

FM channels could be allowed to broadcast All India Radio news: Javadekar
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FM channels could be allowed to broadcast All India Radio news: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the government has an idea of allowing FM Radio channels broadcast news provided by All India Radio (AIR).

Will not allow anyone to play with media's freedom: Javadekar to KCR
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Will not allow anyone to play with media's freedom: Javadekar to KCR

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his threat to the media.

Will listen to both sides: Javadekar on KCR's media threat
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Will listen to both sides: Javadekar on KCR's media threat

Prakash Javadekar said he would draw any conclusion in the reported threat to the media by the Telangana chief minister only after listening to both sides.

Condole the demise of Iyengar, the great lion of Indian yoga: Javadekar
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Condole the demise of Iyengar, the great lion of Indian yoga: Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday expressed deep grief over the death of world-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar.

Won't regulate media; will highlight UPA policies: Manish Tewari
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Won't regulate media; will highlight UPA policies: Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari, who took charge as the Information and Broadcasting minister today, said that his ministry's job was not to regulate the media, but to ensure a level-playing field for everyone and highlight the policies of the central government.