Centre had pegged revenue generation from the entire auction at Rs 550 crore.
In the new Bill, the perpetrators of a hijacking shall be punishable with the death penalty in case such an offence results in the death of any person.
The news channel run by state broadcaster Doordarshan — violated the very guidelines that the ministry was asking private broadcasters to follow.
Security forces are involved in an operation to flush out terrorists in Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district in Punjab
Just over a month back, the MHA had denied security clearance to the 33 channels and asked the I&B Ministry not to renew their broadcast licence.
Arun Jaitley said the government could not retract the decision on Gajendra chauhan, added Resul Pookutty.
MHA feared that film’s content could spark communal tension
The MHA stated that “it has been observed that this procedure has not been followed before making endorsements” of the Chief Security Officer of the MHA on Press Identity Cards in 2015.
Congress has been piling up pressure on BJP to sack Vasundhara Raje, accusing her of quid pro quo in helping the former IPL boss Lalit Modi.
All political parties who contest the Lok Sabha elections are mandated to file their election expenditure statement within 90 days of the completion of the polls.
The official added that it appeared as if the UP police had so far not even investigated this angle and was not even in the know of the deceased’s cellphone details.
The EC suspended the recognition of the PA Sangma's party for its 'failure' to file the election expenditure statement for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
The students, in a letter to the Ministry Monday, have sought the intervention of I&B Minister Arun Jaitley in the matter.
Film-makers passed over for new chairman Gajendra ‘yudhishthir’ Chauhan.
The idea is to essentially encourage voters—particularly in urban areas—to go up to the polling booths and vote.
A senior office-bearer said the raid had indeed sent a strong signal across to insurgents that this government meant business.
Asked how deep the Indian Army’s Special Forces went inside the Myanmar territory, Rathore said that “it was deep enough for the terrorists to feel safe”.
In September 2014, Madras High Court set aside I&B’s order asking Maran family-run Kal Cables to discontinue operations after the MHA declined to give it security clearance.
These are also names which parliament chose to either expunge or not record in its proceedings when they were uttered on the floor of the Lok Sabha in the last one year.
Both the Prasar Bharati and the Information & Broadcasting Ministry are now banking on the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to step in and facilitate the project.
The move to introduce a film visa stems from the realisation that foreign filmmakers were facing several hassles when they started shooting.
She said that there had been instances where some MPs told her that, they often felt hamstrung by technicalities of the subject or their lack of complete understanding.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan talks about the challenges of running Lok Sabha.
Sena MP given chance to explain stand by May 11.
He urged EAM Sushma Swaraj to make a beginning, and said he would meet the Prime Minister to discuss it with him.
BJP sources said the government could suggest referring the bill to a joint committee in order to evolve consensus on it.
Arun Jaitley had requested the Speaker not to refer the bill to the standing committee.
In an e-mail interview to The Indian Express, Zaidi talks about his priorities and the challenges at hand.
With Modi listening, finance minister defends PM trips abroad and stands up for ‘soojh-boojh ki sarkar’.
These people are being transported in 80 buses that would cross over into India and terminate at Gorakhpur.
There is speculation that many ministers and even the Prime Minister could attend the Rawal's play.
During 2014 Lok Sabha polls, EC had come down heavily on speeches by BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan by bringing their campaigns to a halt.
Drinking water’s allocation is Rs 2,611 crore for 2015-16, down from Rs 9,250 crore in 2014-15.
The government also plans to put in public domain the changes it has effected in policy and governance.
The guidelines-delving into minute details at times—make for curious reading.
In a detailed interview in the latest issue of Panchjanya, Nemade said the increasing influence of English is “very dangerous and aggressive”.
Through two broad chapters on the investigation and the trial, Avirook Sen presents how the Talwars were hit with a double whammy: a shoddy and insensitive investigation by the UP Police and the CBI and what Sen believed was a premeditated judgment.