MIB warns TV channels on airing disturbing footages, images

MIB clarifies on ‘director’ definition in uplink/downlink norms

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has issued clarifications regrading definition of a director of company relating to broadcasting firms, which it said should address the concerns of the stakeholders’ compliance under the revamped uplink and downlink guidelines. “The matter has been examined in the Ministry in the light of th...


MIB warns TV channels on airing disturbing footages, images

MIB warns TV channels on airing disturbing footages, images

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Monday issued an advisory to all television channels against reporting incidents of accidents, deaths, and violence, including those against women, children and elderly, in manners that grossly compromise the “good taste and decency”


Govt. okays Rs.2,539 crore investment push for DD, AIR infra

Govt. okays Rs.2,539 crore investment push for DD, AIR infra

With any eye to boost public service broadcasting --- and also counter cross-border propaganda in the process --- the Indian government on Wednesday cleared a MIB-backed proposal to invest Rs. 2,539.61 crore by 2025-26 for infrastructure development of Prasar Bharati, owners of All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (...