UPA facing challenge in providing level media field: Soni

The UPA government was facing a
challenge in providing a level playing field to both private
and public media for disseminating information about its
various development schemes.

Parliament panel pulls up I&B Min for under-use of annual allocation

A Parliamentary panel today
pulled up the Ministry for Information and Broadcasting for
under-utilisation of its annual outlay allocation and asked it
to meet all financial and physical targets.

Govt moots national museum for Indian cinema by 2013: Soni

The Central government plans to set
up a national museum here for Indian cinema by 2013 to
commemorate the centenary of the film industry.

Soni welcomes move to reopen Ruchika case

Information minister Ambika Soni
today welcomed the move to reopen the Ruchika molestation
case, in which a former Haryana DGP was given a light
punishment.

Report on functioning of Prasar Bharati sent to PM: Soni

I&B Ministry has sent a detailed report to Prime Minister on the functioning of Prasar Bharati amid reports of
differences between its board members and the CEO, and that
the government is planning to scrap the Board.