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I&B Ministry


I&B flags coverage of Jahangirpuri, Ukraine: misleading and provocative

April 24, 2022 1:29 am

A Ministry of Information and Broadcasting advisory asked channels to ‘immediately refrain from publishing and transmitting any content which is violative of the aforementioned provisions of The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995’.

I&B Ministry Twitter account hacked briefly, restored

January 12, 2022 8:41 pm

According to officials, some posts tagging entrepreneur Elon Musk were tweeted from the ministry's Twitter handle.

I&B Ministry to TV channels: Don’t air shows portraying kids in vulgar manner

June 19, 2019 2:17 am

In a notification issued on Tuesday, the I&B Ministry has asked all private channels to not show any programme that shows children, especially 10 years old or younger, in indecent, suggestive or inappropriate manner in dance or other reality TV shows.

Panel for funding Indian films at world fests

May 24, 2016 2:30 am

According to sources, films that are sent to the Oscars could get Rs 1 crore.

Delhi Assembly appoints team to broadcast proceedings

March 29, 2016 4:09 am

Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had earlier said the government would resort to telecasting proceedings via YouTube and local cable channels if the Centre does not respond to the proposal.

Dalit students of IIMC complain about casteist comments, I&B to probe

February 04, 2016 2:11 am

A student of English Journalism at the institute has accused a fellow student of making derogatory remarks which he says has caused “severe distress” amidst the Dalit and Adivasi communities.

Govt plans to restore, digitise 1,300 films

November 22, 2015 3:02 am

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said this would serve as a reference for the next generation. “A dedicated team has been assigned the task to preserve films under the heritage mission,” he said.

No screening of beef documentary, 'Caste on the Menu Card' directors settle for a discussion

November 01, 2015 3:51 am

Caste on the Menu Card, a documentary on beef consumption in Mumbai, was scheduled to be screened on October 31, but the I&B Ministry refused to exempt it from certification, said Centre for Civil Society, which is organising the festival.

I&B ministry's team arrives at FTII, talks begin to end stalemate

August 21, 2015 1:32 pm

Interestingly in the morning, director of the institute Prashant Patharbe had issued a diktat to security to not allow entry of media persons to the campus.

FTII row: Before crackdown, a failed ‘secret deal’

August 20, 2015 10:42 am

Sources said that the ministry’s refusal to make any written promise and to give a time-frame led to the failure of talks.