February 08, 2021 5:58 pm
Blocking Twitter handles should be the last resort for a government. But the fact remains that it is within its legal rights to demand such action
January 13, 2021 9:27 am
After panel submitted its report, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar hinted that the recommendations include increasing the number of meters that are installed in households to capture television viewership.
October 17, 2020 2:31 am
The guild’s statement comes in the wake of the national public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati, ending subscriptions with news agencies Press Trust of India (PTI) and United News of India (UNI) this week.
October 16, 2020 1:55 am
The decision was taken due to commercial considerations, and there were no “formal contracts” with these agencies since 2006, the sources added.
July 02, 2020 5:44 am
The provisions for the creation of the board were mentioned in the Prasar Bharati Act of 1990, but it had not been created since Prasar Bharati was set up in 1997, when the Act came into force.
March 14, 2020 8:15 am
The tweet by PBNS News came a week after Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar had intervened to revoke a 48-hour ban on two Malayalam news channels for their reporting on the Delhi riots.
July 15, 2019 10:58 pm
The panelist Vinod K Jose, Executive Editor of 'The Caravan' magazine, used the platform on Thursday to claim that religious minorities were being persecuted in India.
June 05, 2019 4:31 am
Though Prakash Javadekar has stressed on the importance of the public service broadcaster's autonomy, Prasar Bharati officials have several times in the past complained of the government encroaching on its independence.
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".
May 15, 2019 1:12 am
The order also paves the way for promotion of 449 IBPS cadre officers who have got only one initial promotion, which was also delayed, in their service.