Javadekar slams states for imposing ban on TV channels

Strongly batting for the freedom of media, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today slammed some state governments for imposing ban on a couple of TV channels.

Govt will not interfere with freedom of the press: Prakash Javadekar

Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the NDA government would not interfere with freedom of the press under any circumstances.

Corporate ownership of media is an inescapable reality: Tewari

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.

I&B Minister discusses hike in FDI in media

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.

Bimal Julka to be new I&B Secretary

Bimal Julka, an IAS officer of 1979 batch of Madhya Pradesh cadre, will be the next Information and Broadcasting Secretary succeeding Uday Kumar Varma who retires in June.

No intention to regulate media: Tewari

Tewari also refrained from taking on India Against Corruption`s Arvind Kejriwal who had said that corrupt had been rewarded in the reshuffle.

No intention of any governmental regulation of media: Tewari

Newly appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari made it clear that he has no intention of any governmental regulation of media and maintained that "self regulation is the best regulation".