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Over 12,000 complaints about misleading TV ads received in four years, Centre tells Lok Sabha
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Over 12,000 complaints about misleading TV ads received in four years, Centre tells Lok Sabha

In written response, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that of these complaints, 8,963 were resolved either by withdrawal or modification of advertisements

Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks
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Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks

In the affidavit which was filed Wednesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had annexed its 4 November order by which it has cautioned the channel of "stricter penal action" in case of future violations

Centre asks digital news media to bring down FDI to 26% by October 2021
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Centre asks digital news media to bring down FDI to 26% by October 2021

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting also said that any entity which intends to bring fresh foreign investment in the country has to seek prior approval of the Central government

Online news and streaming platforms, including Netflix, now under govt regulation
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Online news and streaming platforms, including Netflix, now under govt regulation

According to a notification issued by the Cabinet Secretariat on Tuesday, content made available by online providers will come under the purview of the I&B Ministry

'Regulate digital media first': Centre tells Supreme Court in Sudarshan News 'UPSC Jihad' case
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'Regulate digital media first': Centre tells Supreme Court in Sudarshan News 'UPSC Jihad' case

The Centre in its affidavit told SC that digital media has the potential to go viral due to apps like WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook

Delhi HC declines to stay 8 pm telecast of Sudarshan TV programme claiming 'infiltration of Muslims' in UPSC
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Delhi HC declines to stay 8 pm telecast of Sudarshan TV programme claiming 'infiltration of Muslims' in UPSC

The court, however, has issued a notice to Centre and Sudarshan News, on a petition filed by Jamia students and alumni challenging the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's nod to the channel to air the show

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust
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Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust

The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt recognises valuable role played by community radio stations at great risk and cost, says professor Vinod Pavarala
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt recognises valuable role played by community radio stations at great risk and cost, says professor Vinod Pavarala

Funding has been a major issue for community radio stations across India and unlike the West, volunteers have to think about their day-to-day livelihood here, says University of Hyderabad's professor Vinod Pavarala.

Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19
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Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19

Had it not been for the proactiveness of the community radio stations across India, the crisis would have exploded even more for the Centre and the state governments, particularly in rural India.

Centre imposes 48-hour ban on two Malayalam channels MediaOne TV, Asianet News for coverage on Delhi riots
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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.

Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog
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Former I&B secretray Bimal Julka sworn in as CIC, Amita Pandove becomes IC; four posts still vacant in transparency watchdog

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka was appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on Friday, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique

Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence
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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

Centre sets up fact-checking unit to check fake news related to govt and its policies
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Centre sets up fact-checking unit to check fake news related to govt and its policies

In a bid to combat fake news, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) has set up a fact-checking unit to verify news related to the government's ministries, departments and schemes

Centre seeks detailed response from Whatsapp over security breach by 4 November, says 'committed to protecting privacy of citizens'
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Centre seeks detailed response from Whatsapp over security breach by 4 November, says 'committed to protecting privacy of citizens'

The IT ministry on Thursday sought a detailed response from WhatsApp on the issue of an Israeli spyware that was allegedly used to target Indian journalists and human rights activists through its platform. WhatsApp has been asked to submit its reply by 4 November.

Kabir Singh: Mumbai-based doctor writes to Maharashtra health minister demanding ban on Shahid Kapoor's film
Entertainment

Kabir Singh: Mumbai-based doctor writes to Maharashtra health minister demanding ban on Shahid Kapoor's film

Kabir Singh narrates the story of a short-tempered surgeon played by Shahid Kapoor, who goes on a path of self-destruction, consuming drugs and alcohol after he couldn't marry his college sweetheart Preeti.

NaMo TV: EC order halting unauthorised political content a positive step towards ensuring level playing field
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NaMo TV: EC order halting unauthorised political content a positive step towards ensuring level playing field

One can only hope that until polling continues, the EC continues to fulfill its mandate of conducting truly free and fair elections.

NaMo TV on Election Commission's radar: A look at the reasons why the channel continues to be on the air
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NaMo TV on Election Commission's radar: A look at the reasons why the channel continues to be on the air

In the last week of March, a new channel called Content TV that was undergoing a test run for more than six months was launched as NaMo TV (that was an extension of the NaMo app owned by the BJP) on all major DTH platforms

Is NaMo TV a news channel or special service? Ownership, content, regulation raise many questions
Politics

Is NaMo TV a news channel or special service? Ownership, content, regulation raise many questions

The controversy over the launch of NaMo TV is yet to be resolved with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) having sought time till Friday to respond to the Election Commission's (EC's) queries on the status of the 'channel'

Cabinet approves amendments to Cinematograph Act to combat piracy, copyright infringement
Entertainment

Cabinet approves amendments to Cinematograph Act to combat piracy, copyright infringement

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the Cinematograph Act for imposing strict penalties to combat the menace of film piracy