Digital media platforms have no monitoring mechanism like TV news media or print media, which is why the govt felt that there must be a level playing field, said I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar

exchange4media Staff Feb 25, 2021 4:07 PM


The new set of rules will have wide-ranging implications for social media, digital news and OTT platforms

exchange4media Staff Feb 25, 2021 1:54 PM


Ravi Shankar Prasad, Randi Zuckerberg, NG Subramaniam, Debjani Ghosh, Anant Maheshwari amongst dignitaries to grace the event

exchange4media Staff Dec 3, 2020 5:36 PM

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Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology Shashi Tharoor had called representatives of Facebook and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

exchange4media Staff Sep 3, 2020 8:36 AM

Ravi Shankar Prasad Mark Zuckerberg?blur=25

In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the Union Minister raised concerns about vested interests within the company who are silencing right-of-centre ideologies

exchange4media Staff Sep 2, 2020 9:33 AM


The two-day conclave will discuss strategies to realise India's $5 trillion milestone

exchange4media Staff Dec 10, 2019 12:42 PM


The agenda for the conclave was ‘Make or Break States of the Indian Economy’

exchange4media Staff Oct 22, 2019 6:14 PM


This new guideline will be a significant move as it will make Google, Whatsapp, Facebook and the likes accountable for actively taking part in creating or modifying information rather than just being termed as mere intermediaries that act as facilitators

exchange4media Staff Aug 24, 2018 9:00 AM


Union Minister of Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the media has full right to inform, circulate, criticize, advice and counsel

exchange4media Staff May 14, 2018 8:54 AM

Digital India to contribute $1 trillion to the Indian economy: Ravi Shankar Prasad?blur=25

In his inaugural address at FICCI Frames 2016 in Mumbai, Prasad highlighted how the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative of Digital India will contribute $1 trillion to the Indian economy in the next couple of years

exchange4media Staff Mar 31, 2016 8:02 AM

BSNL gets notice from telecom ministry post Facebook complaint?blur=25

According to media reports, the Telecom Ministry has issued notices to state-owned BSNL, MTNL and India Posts after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took note of citizen complaints about service quality on his Facebook page

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2015 8:12 AM

Net Neutrality: Govt extends deadline for public comments to August 20th?blur=25

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has said, “Last date for submission of suggestions & comments on report of committee on Net Neutrality through discussion forum under MyGov has been extended till 20th August 2015”

Abid Hasan Aug 17, 2015 8:31 AM

Monitor and regulate content on mobile apps – Telecom Committee?blur=25

A committee formed by the Department of Telecom (DoT) suggested an interim provision enforceable through licensing conditions should be in place till the time an appropriate legal framework is enacted

exchange4media Staff Jul 10, 2015 8:23 AM

Net Neutrality report soon, assures Ravi Shankar Prasad?blur=25

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has assured that the government will soon be coming out with its report on Net Neutrality, though it is waiting for TRAI to report with its recommendations first.

exchange4media Staff Jun 30, 2015 2:43 PM

Is Ram Sewak Sharma the favourite to take over as new TRAI chief??blur=25

The current IT secretary's good relations with Minister for Telecommunication and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad as well as his experience with Digital India and Aadhaar projects could give him an edge over the other candidates

exchange4media Staff May 14, 2015 2:39 PM

Internet-driven economy to grow by Rs 10 trillion in 3 years: IAMAI report?blur=25

About half the population in the nation will be online in the next three years, irrespective of the demographic

Ankur Singh Jan 19, 2015 8:17 AM

PM Modi, the three Khans, celebs & politicians celebrate 21 years of Aap Ki Adalat?blur=25

Icons from Politics, Sports, Business and Spirituality came together to celebrate 21 years of Aap Ki Adalat with Rajat Sharma

exchange4media Staff Dec 4, 2014 8:31 AM

Aaj Tak to hold 'Panchayat Aaj Tak' in Delhi tomorrow?blur=25

Panchayat Aaj Tak is a day-long conclave that will bring together political leaders, ministers & Parliamentarians on one platform to share their thoughts & game plan for the upcoming General Elections

exchange4media Staff Feb 12, 2014 4:12 PM

“We have become ‘newsy’ people today”?blur=25

With TV becoming a ‘tamasha’ in its quest for TRPs and to get eyeballs, industry experts wonder whether it is time to rewrite media laws

Shree Lahiri Jul 7, 2012 8:33 PM