Information and Broadcasting Ministry
28 Sep 2020
As the fourth phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, India awaits the central guidelines for 'Unlock 5.0'.
17 Sep 2020
Actor Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court alleging a "media trial" over reports that she was named by arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty among those in Bollywood who consumed drugs.
14 Aug 2019
The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned popular singer Mika Singh yesterday from the Indian film industry, over his performance at a wedding function in Karachi, Pakistan, at a time when India-Pakistan relations are abysmal.
06 Apr 2019
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) is learned to have responded to an Election Commission notice on NaMo TV yesterday, saying it is an advertisement platform launched by DTH service providers, which doesn't require government nod.
16 Nov 2018
Streaming giant Netflix has denied reports that it is self-regulating its content after a meeting with the Information & Broadcast Ministry.
04 Sep 2018
In a letter, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed media outlets to refrain from using the word "Dalit" henceforth.
12 Aug 2018
The government is looking into suggestions by a panel that short films could be made to convey an anti-smoking message to viewers by the "same actor who is depicted as smoking on screen", Anurag Srivastava, the CEO of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), said.
03 Aug 2018
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).
05 Jun 2018
Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Ministry has decided to reduce the ban on the screening of Indian films during Eid from two weeks to one week, clearing the way for the release of Salman Khan-starrer "Race 3" and biopic "Sanju".
30 May 2018
In a bid to boost 'nationalism,' the Narendra Modi-led Center is hiring a team to analyze social media and neutralize "media blitzkriegs by India's adversaries."
18 May 2018
Following the removal of Smriti Irani as the Information and Broadcasting minister, the association of Indian Information Service (IIS) officers now wants her orders of mass transfers that were initiated in November 2017 to be reversed.
14 May 2018
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, there has been a major cabinet reshuffle in the Modi-led government.
14 May 2018
After months of a standoff with the I&B Ministry, the Prasar Bharati (PB) board is expected to discuss key issues of contention at a board meeting today.
04 May 2018
The 65th National Film Awards, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, has been marred with controversy.
03 May 2018
More than 60 National Film Awards recipients today said they will skip the ceremony this evening because President Ram Nath Kovind will be presenting only 11 awards, a departure from established tradition.
16 Apr 2018
The Congress today attacked the Modi government over its proposal to install a chip in television set-top boxes to ascertain viewership data, dubbing the move a serious breach of privacy and the "next stage of surveillance".
13 Apr 2018
After the National Human Rights Commission slapped notices on the Telangana government and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry regarding the practice of casting couch in Tollywood, the Movie Artists Association (MAA) has lifted the ban on Sri Reddy.
06 Apr 2018
A day after the government cancelled a controversial 'fake news' circular, the I&B Ministry has decided to constitute a committee to frame guidelines for online media.
23 Mar 2018
Smriti Irani once claimed "an ideological umbilical cord with BJP." Her grandfather was a swayamsevak and mother, a booth-activist.
01 Mar 2018
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has transferred IIS Group A Officers' Association President Anindya Sengupta with immediate effect, according to an order.
13 Dec 2017
At a time when the noise around condom use should be louder than ever, the I&B Ministry silenced it completely.
21 Nov 2017
IFFI 2017 had quite a grand opening with Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Sridevi gracing the event.
20 Nov 2017
The on-going row over the delayed release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama 'Padmavati' has once again brought to focus the power of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
28 Oct 2017
The Swiss couple assault incident in Fatehpur Sikri left Indians fuming. Top officials of the country condemned strongly.
27 Sep 2017
After having won accolades at international festivals across the world, it looks like Malayalam film Sexy Durga wouldn't be screened in its home country, India.
23 Aug 2017
Only days after taking over as the Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Prasoon Joshi banned the first film that came for certification under his leadership.
18 Jul 2017
Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles, has been given charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after former incharge Venkaiah Naidu resigned.
31 Jan 2017
BJP Parliamentarian, Subramanian Swamy had raised his opinion against the name of Arnab Goswami's proposed news channel, 'Republic.'
28 Jan 2017
Arnab Goswami, former editor-in-chief of Times Now, has recently announced the launch of his news start-up 'Republic'.