Thursday, Jan 29, 2015



Centre: Ensure Martyrs’ Day observed with due solemnity
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

The Modi government has asked the state governments to see to it that the day is observed in a 'befitting manner'.

Govt under fire for using old version of Constitution Preamble without ‘secular’ word
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Congress leader Manish Tewari said it could be an oversight, but deliberate.

DD day on R-Day: 24 cameras, 100 experts, YouTube
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Broadcast will be accessible in all SAARC and ASEAN countries, Mauritius and even Australia.

Meet the new censor chief: ‘Modi an action hero, No. 1 hero in today’s day and time’
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Nihalani was appointed chairperson of the Censor Board, days after Leela Samson resigned as its chief.

Cut and thrust before screening
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

What is the so-called Censor Board, and what does it do?

Norms soon for terror reporting: I&B Minister Arun Jaitley
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Arun Jaitley also lashed out at media for conducting its own trial and invading privacy of individuals.

Media’s ‘desire to be an actor’ in security ops under serious consideration: Jaitley
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Arun Jaitley was delivering first Justice J S Verma memorial lecture on ‘Freedom & Responsibility of Media’.

Censors exit, govt slams ‘rebels without a cause’
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

Top ministry officials said delay in constituting a new Censor Board was due to “due diligence”.

Nine Censor board members quit following Leela Samson, cite lack of autonomy
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

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".

Dera chief’s film gets tribunal nod, with riders
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

MoS I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore asks why Leela Samson spoke about irregularities at end of term.

There comes a point when you realize you can’t take it anymore: Leela Samson
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Interview: A day after Leela Samson resigned as CBFC chief, she speaks about the reasons behind her sudden move

Decision on FM channels likely today
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Once cleared, the decision will allow these radio operators to carry news bulletins of AIR “in an unaltered form”.

‘Parties too should be brought within the ambit of funding limits’: V S Sampath
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

V S Sampath, whose term as CEC ends on Thursday, discusses party funding and convicted lawmakers.

Soon, iris scanners at govt offices
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Measure to ensure no employee escapes marking attendance if bio-metric machine fails.

To regulate how journalism is taught, Govt plans apex body to ‘serve nation’
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has begun work on setting up what is being called a “Communication University”.

Govt to make two more DD channels available in Northeast
Sat, Jan 03, 2015

DD Northeast will be trifurcated to create two more satellite Doordarshan channels.

Lok Sabha clears Motor Vehicles Bill with blooper
Sun, Dec 21, 2014

The blooper was pointed out by BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy as the discussion was nearing its end.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Saugata Roy spat turns ugly
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Rajiv Pratap Rudy then added that he was only trying to say that the matter will be answered in the House.

Railways amends rules to curb train roof travel
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Railway officials said the ministry was also facing flak from the Commission of Railway Safety over its failure to “fix the problem”.

Want to develop a station? Railways plans to invite bids on its website
Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Proposal to be put before Cabinet, Prabhu tells House.

Under Opposition fire, Centre counters: Bring anti-conversion law
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The government told Lok Sabha that it was in favour of anti-conversion laws in all states and at the Centre too.

Anti-Sikh riots: Poll season on, relief decision may come under EC scanner
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The EC is examining whether this decision affects the playing field given that the code of conduct is in force.

Pushed on ‘ghar wapsi’, govt calls for laws against conversion
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Saugata Roy (TMC): This is a sensitive issue and we should not do or say anything which will raise the communal temperature.

House panel bars BJP MP’s Bill to create Lok Sabha seats in PoK
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Dubey also acknowledged that the Parliamentary committee had not given any reason behind declining permission to introduce the Bill.

TDP MP raises Naxal issue, seeks Centre aid
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Rao indicated that a 'movement' was building up along the Andhra Pradesh-Orissa border that needed to be checked.

Explained: Everything you need to know about the Netaji files
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Of the remaining 39 files, four are ‘Top Secret’, 20 ‘Secret’, five ‘Classified’ and 10 ‘Unclassifed’.

Cabinet nod not needed for projects under Rs 1,000 crore
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The decision is expected to cut down the number of proposals that require Cabinet approval and lead to quicker decision-making.

I&B won’t meddle with Rang Rasiya release
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The film’s makers, sources said, had decided to include a disclaimer saying it is “not anybody’s true life story”.

Govt plans to reprint three Sardar Patel biographies
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Following deliberations at the top government levels, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has been tasked with executing the task.

On day of poll results, EC censures Raj Thackeray for remarks against non-Maharashtrians
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Raj Thackeray pleaded that action against him should be dropped.

All except NC want polls, EC team heads to Valley today
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

BJP spokesperson Khalid Jehangir said his party was also ready for polls.

EC all for allowing NRIs to vote through proxy, e-ballot
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

According to the EC, the e-postal ballot system has almost no risk of manipulation, rigging or violation of secrecy.

The reshuffle starts: Narendra Modi govt replaces Arvind Mayaram as Finance Secretary
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Modi govt yet for another bureaucratic reshuffle, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram as the new Tourism Secretary.

EC notice to Raj Thackeray for code violation
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The EC's notice follows a report accompanied by video-clips sent by District Election Officer.

Vadra land deal: No model code violation, says EC
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The EC’s decision follows two reports it received from the Haryana government on Tuesday.

Vadra-DLF case: Haryana nod to Vadra land deal under EC scanner
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

"Will take a call on the matter once we receive this report and are able to ascertain the facts,” a top EC official said.