The information has been provided by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the Lok Sabha.

Nishant Saxena Apr 13, 2018 8:55 AM


The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity had suspended the empanelment of these newspapers for breach of journalism norms

exchange4media Staff Apr 11, 2018 9:00 AM


Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, MoS in the I&B Ministry, says government ordered eight private TV channels to go off air for telecasting content in violation of the Programme and Advertisement codes during the last three years and the current year

exchange4media Staff Apr 10, 2018 8:55 AM


Following massive outrage, government has withdrawn the press release on the Guidelines for Accreditation of Journalists, deciding to suspend the accreditation of journalists whoever would be involved in creating or propagating fake news, in less than 24 hours of it being issued.

Nishant Saxena Apr 3, 2018 1:04 PM


Also there seems to be some loopholes in the guidelines of this major amendment decided by the government

Nishant Saxena Apr 3, 2018 8:59 AM


For the first time Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has reconstituted the composition of Committee on Journalist Welfare Scheme and Central Press Accreditation Committee in which journalists are made members. The scheme came into force from March 28, 2018.

Nishant Saxena Mar 29, 2018 8:54 AM


In a letter, various employee associations of AIR and DD have requested the Government to explore the possibility of payment of salary directly from the I&B Ministry

Nishant Saxena Mar 21, 2018 8:54 AM


The Information & Broadcasting Ministry (MIB) has proposed an allocation of Rs. 1 Crore to be made to the Journalists Welfare Scheme in BE 2018-19. Currently, the provision is of Rs. 20 lakh for the scheme.

Nishant Saxena Mar 8, 2018 8:53 AM


Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is considering to expand India’s news broadcast further in other countries in order to bring forward India’s viewpoint in countries that matter and reach out to the Indian diasporas.

Nishant Saxena Feb 8, 2018 8:57 AM


The Budget Estimate for 2018-19 is Rs 4088.98 crore and for the current fiscal year it is Rs 4409 crore. Although, the allocation this time has been reduced by around 7.25%, it is still 11.8% more than the Revised Estimate for the year 2017-18.

Nishant Saxena Feb 5, 2018 9:00 AM


Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced transfers and postings of over 20 Group ‘A’ officers on January 17, 2018, in a major reshuffling barely 2 months after the ministry shuffled over 24 senior officers of the Indian Information Service (IIS).

exchange4media Staff Jan 18, 2018 1:00 PM


Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued a notification informing broadcasters about provision of online submission of applications for change of Channel Name, logo etc. and other services

Nishant Saxena Jan 4, 2018 9:00 AM

MIB decides all provisional MSO registrations to be treated as deemed regular registration for 10 years?blur=25

MIB has instructed that all provisional MSO registrations, unless cancelled/suspended subsequently, to be treated as deemed regular registration for 10 years from the date of issue of provisional registration

exchange4media Staff Mar 9, 2017 8:29 AM

Social Media defies traditional modes of regulation and censorship, Venkaiah Naidu?blur=25

The minister was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the 'Regional News Editors' Conference in Chennai today

exchange4media Staff Sep 2, 2016 2:01 PM

Change of command at I&B ministry; third time in two years of Modi government?blur=25

At a time when the e-auction for the second batch of phase III of private FM radio in the country is poised to take off, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has changed hands once again

exchange4media Staff Jul 7, 2016 8:00 AM

Government asks stakeholders to complete STB seeding before cut off date?blur=25

Members of the Task Force were informed by the Ministry that a public awareness campaign is being carried by all stakeholders

exchange4media Staff Dec 18, 2015 10:23 AM

Phase III auctions may face delay as MIB juggles dates?blur=25

The new tentative deadline for submission of entries is now March 27, 2015. This means that the e-auctions, which were earlier expected to start on April 24, 2015 at the earliest, will now be delayed by another 4-5 days

exchange4media Staff Mar 25, 2015 8:23 AM

FM players in Catch-22 situation with Phase III 3 year lock-in period?blur=25

The 3-year lock-in period prescribed under the FM Phase III policy could adversely affect M&A in radio sector

Abhinn Shreshtha Feb 20, 2015 8:21 AM

Digitisation is on track, to be completed by 2016: Prakash Javadekar?blur=25

The Govt’s digitisation drive is on track and the third phase of the digitisation drive will be completed by 2015, while the fourth phase will be completed by 2016, the I&B Minister has affirmed, adding “That’s what our commitment is”

exchange4media Staff Sep 20, 2014 10:55 AM

Star Sports gets MIB nod to telecast in regional languages?blur=25

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has granted permission to Star Sports to broadcast in all regional languages as permitted under the Constitution of India

exchange4media Staff Sep 9, 2014 12:43 PM