Ensure stricter regulation of online political content: Cong urges EC

Congress on Saturday strongly urged Election Commission to ensure effective regulation of social media, the move coming in light of Narendra Modi`s extensive use of internet fora to attack the UPA government.

J&K govt sets up committee for smooth regulation of traffic

In order to streamline traffic and avoid unnecessary choking, the Jammu and Kashmir minister of state for Home constituted a committee to remove impediments.

`Self-regulation Council for media on the cards`

Union Minister Ambika Soni said that a `Council`, headed by a retired Supreme Court judge or ex-Chief Justice of a High Court, would be soon formed for self-regulation of the media.

`India the most over-regulated country in world`

India has topped a list of the most "over-regulated countries in the world" in a survey on Asian business and politics by Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Ltd.

Media self-regulation more lasting: J S Verma

Former Chief Justice JS Verma asked the media to restrict itself to "legitimate bounds".

WHO seeks regulation of flavored tobacco

More than 170 countries were taking up measures to regulate flavored tobacco products.

WHO seeks regulation of flavored tobacco

More than 170 countries were taking up measures to regulate flavored tobacco products.

Amway for law to regulate direct selling companies

US-based FMCG firm Amway India, which is on an expansion spree, has sought a law for regulating direct selling companies` activities to ensure fairplay.

CT scans pose risks, need more regulation: Experts

From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the patients.

CT scans pose risks, need more regulation: Experts

From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the patients.

NCHER to focus on policy & regulation, not funding

A proposed overarching body in
higher education may not look into funding of colleges and
universities but purely concentrate on regulating institutions
and framing policies for them.

New Bihar bill for regulating coaching institutes

Bihar has become the first state in
the country to pass a bill for regulating coaching institutes,
which will ensure that such centres have the required faculty
and infrastructure.

In Davos, regulators tell bankers new rules coming

Government regulators from the US and Europe laid out their financial reform plans on Saturday before a sceptical banking industry, asking financiers for input but adamant that change was coming with or without their support.

How much regulation is too much regulation, Global CEOs debate

Global bankers appeared a divided lot
at the opening of the five-day World Economic Forum meeting
with some pitching for better regulations and safer banks.

Bankers warn against isolated US, UK steps on banks

Leading bankers and industry groups warned on Wednesday against isolated initiatives by the US and Britain to regulate banks, saying one set of rules was needed to govern the global banking industry.

Regulation may crimp recovery, warn Business leaders

Global business leaders warned Western governments on Wednesday that a populist crackdown on the financial industry could crimp a fragile recovery from the worst recession since the 1930s.

Indians support greater govt role in regulating biz: Survey

Many Indians are in favour of the government doing more to control and own major industries in addition to having larger active role in regulating businesses, says a survey.

Broadcasting bill will be firmed up after consultations

Admitting that the process of
finalising the long pending broadcasting bill needs to be
"accelerated", the Centre today said it would be firmed up
only after consultations with broadcasters on its various
provisions.

No laws would be imposed on broadcasters: Soni

Allaying fears of broadcasters
over content regulation, the Centre today said any regulatory mechanism would be formed only after consultations
with stakeholders.