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I&B ministry

I&B Ministry's Twitter account compromised; control restored after few minutes

The hackers renamed the Ministry's account as 'Elon Musk' and posted some tweets which were later deleted

12 Jan 2022 1:23 PM

I&B nod for resuming TV and movie shoots; SOPs issued

Shooting of films and TV serials can be started using these SOPs issued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

23 Aug 2020 12:51 PM

I&B banned Kerala TV channels without Javadekar's knowledge?

NBA demands inquiry into the 48-hour ban on Asianet News and Media One News

08 Mar 2020 1:36 PM

NaMo TV: Cong, AAP lodges complaint; EC seeks reply from I&B Ministry

EC also sought a response from Doordarshan as to why it ran an hour-long live broadcast of 'Mein Bhi Chowkidar’ on March 31.

03 Apr 2019 12:54 PM

Students accuse FTII of leaking personal data to unrelated parties

Rao was evicted from FTII administration from the hostel on February 15.

20 Feb 2019 6:38 AM


I&B ministry to finalise new DTH policy soon

The new policy proposes to continue with the 20 per cent cap on broadcasters on cross holding of stake in the DTH operations.

07 Jan 2019 2:35 AM

Use SC instead of dalits, I&B ministry asks media

The order comes after the Bombay High Court asked the ministry to consider issuing a direction to media to stop using the word ‘dalit’.

04 Sep 2018 5:28 AM

Govt asks TV channels not to air magic pill ads

World health Organisation estimates the global fake drugs market at about USD 30 billion.

16 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

PMO comes to TV channels’ rescue

The letter came after the Prime Minister’s Office is learnt to have directed the Isro to look into the matter after repeated demands by the industry.

15 Jun 2018 1:44 AM

TRAI to keep licence policy unchanged

Under the current process an applicant needs to seek permission from the I&B ministry for setting up a new television channel.

03 Jun 2018 6:29 AM


I&B Ministry to clamp down on digital content

So far the digital space has escaped the Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) radar.

13 May 2018 12:21 AM

Tata Sky pays Rs 561 crore as licence fee for FY 2017-18

The company has paid a total of Rs 2,200 crore in the last fiscal ended on March 31, 2018.

02 May 2018 6:22 PM

I&B asks channels to display ‘match also available on DD’

Broadcasters have been asked to run a scroll stating, ‘This match/ game can also be viewed on DD Sports channel’.

28 Apr 2018 1:00 AM

Dump DTH ‘spy’ chip

The fear that we are becoming a police state as seen in the dystopian world visualised by George Orwell is not without foundation.

18 Apr 2018 12:33 AM

Set-top boxes with a chip to track all TV viewing?

This proposal was squeezed into the volumnious DTH sector recommendations by the I&B ministry.

14 Apr 2018 5:23 AM


NHRC notice to I&B ministry over Telugu actress strip case

The NHRC has sent the notices to the chief secretary of the state government and the secretary of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

13 Apr 2018 7:07 AM

Broadcasters oppose licence auction proposal

The stakeholders in the discussion criticised the I&B ministry.

13 Apr 2018 6:51 AM

I&B ministry forms panel to regulate online news media

10-member panel includes secretaries of ministries of information and broadcasting, electronics and information technology, and home.

06 Apr 2018 10:17 AM

I&B refuses salary for DD, AIR staff after ministry's proposal denied

Prasar Bharati refused to yield to the ministry’s demand at its February 15 meeting, claiming the order was totally “illegal”, the source added.

02 Mar 2018 12:15 AM

Phalke award panel won’t have past recipients

The past three recipients of the award are sound recordist Kasinathuni Viswanath (2016), Manoj Kumar (2015) and Shashi Kapoor (2014).

15 Feb 2018 2:12 AM