The Modi government has asked the state governments to see to it that the day is observed in a 'befitting manner'.
Congress leader Manish Tewari said it could be an oversight, but deliberate.
Broadcast will be accessible in all SAARC and ASEAN countries, Mauritius and even Australia.
Nihalani was appointed chairperson of the Censor Board, days after Leela Samson resigned as its chief.
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Arun Jaitley also lashed out at media for conducting its own trial and invading privacy of individuals.
Arun Jaitley was delivering first Justice J S Verma memorial lecture on ‘Freedom & Responsibility of Media’.
Top ministry officials said delay in constituting a new Censor Board was due to “due diligence”.
These board members have also objected to the way in which Samson "has been treated by the Ministry" which they have said "has been humiliating for us all".
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Once cleared, the decision will allow these radio operators to carry news bulletins of AIR “in an unaltered form”.
V S Sampath, whose term as CEC ends on Thursday, discusses party funding and convicted lawmakers.
Measure to ensure no employee escapes marking attendance if bio-metric machine fails.
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun work on setting up what is being called a “Communication University”.
DD Northeast will be trifurcated to create two more satellite Doordarshan channels.
The blooper was pointed out by BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy as the discussion was nearing its end.
Rajiv Pratap Rudy then added that he was only trying to say that the matter will be answered in the House.
Railway officials said the ministry was also facing flak from the Commission of Railway Safety over its failure to “fix the problem”.
Proposal to be put before Cabinet, Prabhu tells House.
The government told Lok Sabha that it was in favour of anti-conversion laws in all states and at the Centre too.
The EC is examining whether this decision affects the playing field given that the code of conduct is in force.
Saugata Roy (TMC): This is a sensitive issue and we should not do or say anything which will raise the communal temperature.
Dubey also acknowledged that the Parliamentary committee had not given any reason behind declining permission to introduce the Bill.
Rao indicated that a 'movement' was building up along the Andhra Pradesh-Orissa border that needed to be checked.
Of the remaining 39 files, four are ‘Top Secret’, 20 ‘Secret’, five ‘Classified’ and 10 ‘Unclassifed’.
The decision is expected to cut down the number of proposals that require Cabinet approval and lead to quicker decision-making.
The film’s makers, sources said, had decided to include a disclaimer saying it is “not anybody’s true life story”.
Following deliberations at the top government levels, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has been tasked with executing the task.
Raj Thackeray pleaded that action against him should be dropped.
BJP spokesperson Khalid Jehangir said his party was also ready for polls.
According to the EC, the e-postal ballot system has almost no risk of manipulation, rigging or violation of secrecy.
Modi govt yet for another bureaucratic reshuffle, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram as the new Tourism Secretary.
The EC's notice follows a report accompanied by video-clips sent by District Election Officer.
The EC’s decision follows two reports it received from the Haryana government on Tuesday.
"Will take a call on the matter once we receive this report and are able to ascertain the facts,” a top EC official said.
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