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Manish Tewari admitted to AIIMS, likely to undergo surgery

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:33

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who has been unwell for the past several days, was Friday admitted in AIIMS and is expected to undergo a surgery tomorrow.

Country-wide voter awareness campaign starts

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:21

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry will organise exhibitions in 480 locations across the country as part of its voter awareness campaign, an official said.

TRAI submits recommendations on migration of FM broadcasters

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:19

Broadcasting regulator TRAI has recommended that the Information and Broadcasting Ministry fix a cut-off date for existing FM radio operators for migration from phase-II after the completion of auction process for phase-III.

Security nod may be made mandatory for Prasar Bharati members

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 19:19

The I&B ministry is mulling making security clearance mandatory for candidates before appointment as Prasar Bharati board members in the backdrop of sexual assault charges against Tarun Tejpal, who had been selected for the post.

I&B writes to MHA on broadcasters' security clearance demand

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:55

The I&B ministry made the suggestion after it received a clarification from the MHA that the security clearance given to broadcasters at the time of allotting them licence to run a channel was valid for only three years.

I&B Min to support broadcasters' demand on security clearance

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 19:50

The I&B Ministry is planning to support a demand of broadcasters that government reconsider its decision to grant security clearance of only three years to news channels instead of the entire duration of their licence.

Manish Tewari warns Punjab government against forcible acquisition of land

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 18:48

Union Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday warned the Punjab government against "forcible" acquisition of land in nine villages of Ludhiana district along the Sidhwan canal for setting up an industrial park and a township.

Corporate ownership of media is an inescapable reality: Tewari

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:47

Corporate as well as surrogate political ownership of media are "inescapable" realities, Union minister Manish Tewari said and asked media industry to devise ways to separate commercial considerations and editorial autonomy.

Tewari takes serious note of non-utilisation of MPLAD funds

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 20:29

Following the non-utilisation of funds he provided for development works here, Information and Broadcasting minister and Ludhiana MP Manish Tewari on Thursday asked Municipal Commissioner to return them if they were not used properly.

No differences with ministry, says Prasar Bharti chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:03

Prasar Bharati chief Jawhar Sircar Tuesday denied any rift with the information and broadcasting ministry, and termed the leakage of his letter to the ministry as "unfortunate".

Bimal Julka new Information and Broadcasting Secretary

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 22:19

Indian Administrative Service officer Bimal Julka Monday took charge as the secretary, information and broadcasting ministry.

I&B Minister discusses hike in FDI in media

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 21:16

Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Saturday held consultations with representatives of print and the broadcasting industry on the issue of increasing FDI limits in media sector.