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Information and Broadcasting Minister


Will keep acting against fake news, says minister: Anurag Thakur

April 27, 2022 1:50 am

I&B Minister Anurag Thakur said the government respects the freedom of speech, but “strongest action will be taken as per law” against “those who become a threat to the country’s sovereignty and integrity”.

New govt to retain autonomy of Prasar Bharati: Prakash Javadekar

June 04, 2019 5:02 pm

Established through an act which safeguards its autonomy, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said "Autonomy of the Prasar Bharati is important. We will retain it... We want Prasar Bharati to work smoothly and bring new programmes and find new dimensions".

Congress alleges government hounding media; Govt refutes charge

August 03, 2018 5:36 pm

The Congress on Friday alleged in the Lok Sabha that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment.

Modi Govt's mantra 'delay out, decision in': Prakash Javadekar

June 23, 2014 3:29 pm

Javedkar said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his ministers to delete the word 'delay'.

Tewari pitches for media self regulation

November 19, 2013 7:42 am

Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Manish Tewari Monday made a pitch for a statutory framework to stregthen self regulation in the media.

Prasar Bharati chief questions I&B ministry’s interference

September 29, 2013 2:41 am

Differences between Tewari and Sircar have plagued AIR and DD for some time now.

Tewari wakes up to city’s water woes,disburses Rs 1.24 crore

July 28, 2013 4:42 am

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday disbursed a grant of Rs 1.24 crore from his Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund to set up eight tubewells at various wards of the city.

Cabinet nod to repeal Rent Act,new law on the anvil

July 13, 2013 5:45 am

UD Ministry says new Act would favour neither landlords nor tenants

Ajay Devgn goofs up at IFFI inaugural

November 22, 2010 10:44 pm

He addressed Railways Minister Mamta Banerjee as the Information and Broadcasting Minister at the gala.


‘Jobless’ Tewari should read my book: VK Singh

January 10, 2016 6:40 am

Ujjain, Jan 10 (ANI): Following the furore over former information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari admitting that the Raisina Hill incident was reported correctly by the Indian Express in 2012, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh, the then Army Chief General, dismissed the Congress leader’s statement saying ‘he has no work these days’. Singh further said that Tewari should utilize his time reading the former’s book which would clear the state of things regarding the troop movement.