Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022



PIB fact-check: PM National Laptop Scheme declared fake

October 11, 2022 9:27 am

The website - claims that the scheme is applicable to all Indian students studying from class 9 to graduation degree. The website is charging Rs 450 as the registration fee for students to participate in the said scheme. 

Ministry of Education warns against fake websites duping students

March 08, 2022 9:40 am

These fake websites have been created with names very similar to Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan — and

Editors Guild asks PIB to revoke new journalist accreditation norms

February 21, 2022 8:36 am

Editors Guild demanded that the new accreditation guidelines be withdrawn and urged the PIB to undertake "a meaningful consultation" with all the stakeholders to come up with revised guidelines.

Curbs on press: Journalists can lose PIB status over national security, ‘morality’

February 08, 2022 3:43 pm

The new policy had been in the works for a while, and had led to delay in renewal of the existing accreditation cards. Under the new policy, journalists working with online platforms will be eligible for accreditation.

PIB informs students on fake notice in circulation regarding offline exams in all universities

December 13, 2021 7:04 pm

Any changes in the conduct of the university exams are informed by the UGC on its official website. Students are advised to regularly check the official website and do not entertain any notice which is not available on the UGC website. 

Manipur: Indian Army orders probe into controversial death of villager in Kangpokpi district

June 06, 2021 10:24 pm

The PIB clarified that based on specific intelligence, security forces had launched an operation on Friday to nab the secretary of Kuki Revolutionary Army along with 3-4 cadres in Kangpokpi.

Thou shalt not photoshop: I&B works on SOP after error

January 05, 2016 2:57 pm

The PIB had released the photograph of the PM on December 3, causing flutter on social media, where many parodies of the photograph soon started doing the rounds.

What was PM Modi really looking at? Social media has the answer

December 07, 2015 1:45 am

Netizens take inspiration from PIB's faux pas with Modi's image merging, and came out with their own interpretations.

Chennai flood photo row: Government expresses regret, says pictures were merged

December 05, 2015 1:29 pm

Facing flak for posting a doctored photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi surveying Tamil Nadu floods from a helicopter, PIB today expressed regret saying the incident happened due to an "error of judgment".

Chennai Floods: PIB removes PM Modi's photo from website after proven fake

December 05, 2015 1:30 pm

In the picture, houses and water were reportedly seen clearly which Twitterati felt could not be possible during an aerial survey.