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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

Toeing the line

I&B’s advisory to TV channels over the portrayal of children in reality shows has been welcomed across quarters.

19 Jun 2019 1:31 AM

Airtel gets govt nod to offload 15 pc stake in DTH arm to Warburg Pincus

The said approval has been granted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

29 Aug 2018 12:49 PM

I&B Ministry to study impact of government advertising on people

The initiative comes ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections for which the government is expected to reach out to the people.

18 Jun 2018 2:48 PM

Indecent depiction of women on digital platforms proposed to be made punishable

The amendments have been proposed keeping in mind the recent technological advancement in the field of communications.

05 Jun 2018 8:24 AM


I&B Ministry may send national film awards to 50 'protesting' winners via post

Many winners decided to 'boycott' the award ceremony over the president handing over the honour to only a select set of winners.

06 May 2018 10:50 AM

Prasar Bharati released Rs 208 cr for staff salaries from reserves, says CEO

'The Wire' had claimed that the delay in release of funds was due to alleged standoff between the Prasar Bharati and the I&B ministry.

05 Mar 2018 8:29 AM

HC can’t revoke film certification after CBFC nod

In its order the Bench said the high court should not have undertaken a piece-meal analysis of the movie.

17 Dec 2017 6:54 AM

Twitter reacts to govt's restrictions on condom ads on TV

Twitter was quick to react with many people pointing out the redundancy of such a move.

12 Dec 2017 10:43 AM

Inappropriate for children: Govt imposes restrictions on condom ads on TV

I&B said condom advertisements will now be allowed only between 10 pm and 6 am to avoid exposing children to such material.

12 Dec 2017 10:05 AM