Supporting a key demand of the broadcasting industry, the I&B Ministry has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs suggesting that security clearance given to broadcasters be made valid for the entire duration of their licence.
With Doordarshan missing out the telecast of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar`s last two tests due to present rules of coverage, Prasar Bharati has written to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry seeking immediate amendment of these for the benefit of fans.
The Telecom Ministry is working on a new Convergence bill for setting up a framework to govern transmission of telecom and broadcasting services on common network and has sought the involvement of I&B Ministry.
I&B Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said every individual and every leader is free to express his or her views in the Indian democratic milieu, but added that capital punishment is given in the rarest of rare cases.
Slamming the CAG for criticising the government on foreign soil, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Friday said Constitutional authorities should circumscribe by Lakshman Rekha propriety.
I&B Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday said the Pakistan must accept its mistakes and punish those responsible for the barbaric attack on the Indian soldiers along the LoC in the Mendhar sector of J&K.
Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari Tuesday said the challenge before young aspiring journalists, especially those entering professional media, was to innovate and incubate ideas so as to match contemporary trends.