Information And Broadcasting Ministry

  • I-Day speech row: Is the government trying to control TV news content? 07-11-2013 11:41 PM

    After advocating a ban on opinion polls, the Congress party on Thursday decided to boycott television debates on opinion polls. The Congress, staring at a massive defeat if pre-poll surveys by news channels are right, defended its warning to electronic media on the coverage of PM's Independence Day speech and...
  • FTP: Should journalists have to pass an exam before they enter journalism? 21-08-2013 11:41 PM

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the media industry should consider holding a common exam for journalists, on the lines of that conducted by the Bar Council, after which they could be given licence to pursue the profession. ...
  • I&B advisory to Sony: Is it curbing of creative freedom? 11-01-2013 11:49 PM

    Popular TV crime show 'Crime Patrol Dastak', which was scheduled to show an episode based on the Delhi gang-rape case, postponed the telecast after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry informally asked the channel not to telecast it. ...
  • 'Crime Patrol' sensitises, doesn't sensationalise: Anoop Soni 11-01-2013 11:06 PM

    The I&B Ministry asked entertainment channel Sony to stop the broadcast of tonight's episode of its crime serial 'Crime Patrol' as it was based on the Delhi gangrape. ...
  • Gangrape: 'Crime Patrol' is sensitive in approach, says Anoop Soni 11-01-2013 07:02 PM

    The I&B Ministry on Friday asked TV channel Sony to stop the broadcast of Friday night's episode of 'Crime Patrol' as it apparently was based on the Delhi gangrape. ...
  • Govt plays censor board for Nehru-Edwina movie 03-10-2009 03:59 PM

    The I&B Ministry wants some scenes to be removed from the movie. ...