Kerala polls 2021: BJP proposes law against 'love jihad', promises to 'protect traditions' of Sabarimala in manifesto
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar unveiled the NDA manifesto on Wednesday, claimed that the BJP manifesto is "progressive, dynamic and development-oriented"
Coronavirus News Update: All above age 45 can get COVID-19 vaccine from 1 April, says Prakash Javadekar
The announcement was made on a day India registered the highest-ever number of people receiving the jab. The health ministry data said that over 32.54 lakh people had received the vaccination in the past 24 hours
No interference in press functioning, Centre tells LS as UK parliament prepares to debate press freedom in India
The debate in UK parliament comes after a petition from Maidenhead Liberal Democrats councillor Gurch Singh, whose roots are in Ludhiana
Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases
The health ministry said that Kerala, UP, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are the top five states showing a decline in active cases in the last one month, while Maharashtra, Punjab, MP, Haryana and Delhi are the top states showing a rise in active cases
Over-censorship or welcome classification? What 'Intermediary Rules 2021' will mean for future of OTT content
While experts are expressing concern about the new OTT content rules infringing on right to privacy and freedom of expression, filmmakers/showrunners, who (mostly) had a free hand on streaming spaces, are taking note of what they may or may not be able to say in the near future.
COVID-19 vaccination phase 2 to begin on 1 March; cost of vaccine at private hospitals to be decided soon
The Union Health ministry said the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.23 crore in the country
COP26 in November this year will bring nations together to 'accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement' and the UNFCCC.
Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill
The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 8 March with Chairman Venkaiah Naidu saying that the Upper House clocked 99 percent productivity during the two-week-long sitting of the two-phased Budget session
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said a lot of "suggestions and complaints" on the regulation of OTTs have been received.
In written response, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that of these complaints, 8,963 were resolved either by withdrawal or modification of advertisements
World Wetlands Day 2021: Wetland ecosystems support variety of life forms, serve as sources of fresh water
Every year, World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February to raise awareness about this important kind of ecosystem found on our planet
Speaking at an event at the Delhi BJP office to felicitate people who donated substantial amounts for the construction of the Ram temple, Javadekar said the 'Ram Janmbhoomi Andolan' was a movement for the country's self-respect
I&B ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime Video after Tandav accused of 'hurting religious sentiments of Hindus'
BJP MP Manoj Kotak, in a letter to Prakash Javadekar, had sought a ban on Amazon Prime Video's series Tandav for allegedly ridiculing Hindu deities
The list of films also includes Bridge (Assamese), Avijatrik (Bengali), Pinki Elli? (Kannada), Trance (Malayalam), and #Prawaas (Marathi)
Not allowed to speak during parliamentary panel meet, Rahul Gandhi tells LS Speaker after Prakash Javadekar dig
Rahul and other members of his party on Wednesday walked out of a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, saying chairman Jual Oram was wasting the panel's time discussing armed forces' uniforms instead of the crucial issue of national security
International Mountain Day 2020: UN stresses need for sustainable management of biodiversity; all you need to know
On this day, people can organise an event among their friends and community to discuss and spread awareness about the conservation of mountains
Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt took prompt action in Hoshiarpur rape case, accused arrested 'without delay'
Punjab chief minister claimed that the Adityanath govt had delayed action in the Hathras rape case, which is "why Rahul Gandhi had to rush to Hathras, to secure justice for the victim's family"
Union minister and BJP leader Prakash Javadekar alleged that Rahul and Priyanka "cannot see" atrocities against women in the states ruled by Congress
Punjab, Haryana officials say early harvest, shortage of labour force due to COVID-19 led to more farm fires this year
According to the Punjab Pollution Control Board, the state has recorded 4,585 farm fires this season so far, compared to 1,631 during the corresponding period last year
'No relations with LJP': BJP slams Chirag Paswan over criticism of Nitish Kumar ahead of Bihar polls
Paswan has been seeking to win over BJP by praising its top brass, however, he has been critical of party ally and JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar over the state govt's policies