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Journalists' groups write to I&B Minister against new accreditation guidelines

February 11, 2022 8:36 pm

The letter, with the subject “Protest by the journalists against the new guidelines” was written by the Press Club of India’s president and secretary general.

The de-facto Congress president often acts spontaneously without consulting advisers

December 19, 2021 10:25 am

🔴 Coomi Kapoor writes: Rahul Gandhi's remarks were too philosophical for the average listener and he played into the BJP’s hands since the ruling party, fearing that it is on a weak wicket on prices, is keen to exploit the Hindutva card in UP.

Vaccine and death: Govt rebuts claim, Facebook takes it down, then restores it

June 05, 2021 10:31 am

On May 25, the ‘PIB Fact Check’ handle shared a post on Facebook and Instagram, in which it had debunked a claim attributed to French Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier that people getting vaccinated against Covid-19 would die within two years.

Prime Minister opens Maitri bridge with Bangladesh, woos Tripura with ‘HIRA-wala development’

March 10, 2021 1:10 am

The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) was assigned the project and the bridge came up at a cost of Rs 133 crores.

PIB to fact-check govt-related news

November 29, 2019 2:44 am

Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia, Principal Director General of PIB, told The Indian Express that because of the “speed at which false information is being circulated on social media”, the government will try to verify the authenticity of government-related information.

Explained: How does having a PIB card help journalists in their work?

July 11, 2019 4:51 pm

What does PIB accreditation do for journalists? Does it provide free access to all government departments? How does having a PIB card help journalists in their work?

PIB's YouTube channel up and running, but misses PM's Yoga Day event

June 21, 2018 2:28 pm

The Press Information Bureau's official YouTube channel was unblocked at 8 am Thursday just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's yoga event got over.

YouTube blocks PIB channel after updating partner agreements

June 21, 2018 7:47 am

The official PIB channel on YouTube has more than 1.5 lakh subscribers, and it has posted more than 3,500 videos, viewed nearly 14 million times since it was set up in May 2011.

PIB Accreditation: Why it matters to journalists

April 04, 2018 1:25 am

The PIB accreditation card has two important advantages. First, in certain events involving the President and Prime Minister, and other Ministers, only PIB accredited journalists are allowed entry. Second, accreditation allows a journalist to protect her sources.

Oil Ministry document leak fallout: Govt wants yearly police verification of PIB-accredited scribes

June 29, 2015 5:49 pm

The MHA stated that “it has been observed that this procedure has not been followed before making endorsements” of the Chief Security Officer of the MHA on Press Identity Cards in 2015.