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Twitter account of I&B Ministry briefly hacked

January 12, 2022 2:26 pm

This comes a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal Twitter account was briefly compromised.

Making sense of Sir Syed’s legacy today

November 03, 2021 8:11 am

Najmul Hoda writes: His thoughts rooted in feudal instincts must be rejected while his rationalism must be affirmed

How the elderly, among the most vulnerable victims of COVID-19, are braving the pandemic

May 15, 2021 7:58 pm

From facing their fears, dealing with anxieties in privacy, to finding joy in a pot of mint and online classes, the senior citizens in India are trying to stay hopeful are strong in the face of the unprecedented crisis

MIB merger of five film, media units triggers concern over central government employee status among staffers

February 10, 2021 12:20 am

NFDC to become umbrella organisation for Films Division, National Film Archive of India, Children's Film Society of India, Directorate of Film Festivals

Haryana minister Vij demands removal of 'Tandav' from Amazon platform

January 19, 2021 9:24 pm

The cast and crew of 'Tandav' had on Monday issued an unconditional apology if their fictional show had "unintentionally" hurt sentiments.

Tandav controversy: Information & Broadcast Ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime Video

January 18, 2021 3:07 am

The development came after BJP MP Manoj Kotak on Sunday said he has written to Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking a ban on Amazon Prime Video's series 'Tandav' for ridiculing Hindu deities.

‘Central govt adopting path of Mahatma’s public participation’: Santosh Ajmera

October 19, 2020 3:12 am

Santosh Ajmera pointed out that Gandhi was able to communicate at the grassroots level in all situations where direct field communication, folk media were the means of reaching out to the people.

Plan to skill govt employees in cyber security, forensics over next 2-3 years

October 16, 2020 9:38 am

The Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has been tasked with the selection of agencies which could provide the training over the next 2-3 years.

To fact-check posts on social media, I&B PSU floats a tender

June 10, 2020 11:28 am

In its tender which seeks to empanel agencies to fight fake news and misinformation on social media, BECIL has also mandated that bidding firms must be able to “identify key influencers behind disinformation” and their geo-location.

Accessible cinema: Govt asks filmmakers to make audio descriptions part of production

October 14, 2019 8:56 pm

However, since the costs for audio descriptions increase to about 2.5 lakhs per film, a film at least needs to release in 700 screens.


Jaitley meets school media contest winners

January 27, 2016 11:11 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.