Anurag Thakur

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Anurag Thakur Warns To Block YouTube Channels, Sites ‘Conspiring Against India’

Any website or YouTube channel that is found to “conspire against India” will be blocked, said Union Minister Anurag Thakur. On January 19,Thakur warned strict action against those "hatching conspiracy” and spreading hatred towards the country. Previously, the I&B Ministry had ordered the blocking of 20 YouTube channels and two websites… read-more

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 04:33 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Anurag Thakur, Ban, press conference

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Prakash Javadekar

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Guidelines For OTT Platforms To Release Soon, Says Union Minister

Union Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar on January 31 announced that the government will soon release the guidelines for OTT platforms. Reportedly the move came after several complaints were received against serials including the recent release of web series Tandav on Amazon Prime. The need of guidelines arises because the OTT platforms and digital newspapers do not come under purview of the Press Council Act, Cable Television Networks… read-more

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 05:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Prakash Javadekar, OTT, Censor Board

Courtesy: Times Now

Online content providers to come under Ministry of Broadcasting

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Centre Passes Order To Regulate Online News Portals, OTT Platforms 

After a petition was filed in the Supreme Court for the regulation of OTT platforms, the government has bring online news portals and content providers under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. With this, the online content providers like Netflix, Hotstar, and others will be governed and regulated once the order is passed. Currently, apart from the online content, every section including print-media, electronic-media, advertisement… read-more

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 11:23 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Central Government, Netflix, Online

Courtesy: NDTV News