information and broadcasting ministry

NEW DELHI (June 14): The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on June 13 issued an advisory to media platforms, asking them to refrain from accepting advertisements that promote online betting.

"Betting and gambling, illegal in most parts of the country, pose significant financial and socio-economic risk for the consumers, especially youth and children," stated the advisory, which was issued to print, electronic and digital media.

May 11, 2022 08:05
NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has notified sporting events of national importance under the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act. The notification supersedes the earlier one issued in March 2021, The Hindu reports.
Jul 08, 2021 18:07
NEW DELHI: Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Thursday took charge as the country's 17th Union Sports Minister, succeeding Kiren Rijiju.
May 15, 2018 12:05
NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's stock continues to rise within the corridors of power in the Union government. In a surprise cabinet reshuffle on Monday, the 2004 Athens Olympics Silver medalist was handed independent charge of the information and broadcasting ministry, taking over from Smriti Irani, who has been removed and now has just the textile ministry under her.