Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday visited a hospital here to enquire about the health of policemen injured in the violence that broke out during the farmers' tractor parade in the national capital on Republic Day, officials said. Nearly 400 policemen were injured during the tractor parade of...
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on February 28, the Information and Broadcasting (IandB) Minister of India, Prakash Javadekar said, "Many games played on mobile phones and gadgets are violent and addictive. PUBG was just one example of it. Criticizing isn't the solution. We must create our own games or apps that'd be adopted around the world for their values rooted in Indian ethos," he added.
Amit Khare, Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Friday said that the ministry has set three broad objectives to regulate Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms and digital media. Amit Khare further said: "We understand the types of media are different amongst each other completely. The print is different from Television, TV is different from films and films are different from web series. We cannot have the same criteria all over but there should be some sort of similarity in the goal post." "What was announced yesterday is a soft touch, self-regulatory mechanism with minimal interference of the government," Khare added. On Thursday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad announced the new policies for the OTT platform and digital media. Watch the full video for more details.
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar during a press briefing on February 25 informed that the government has decided to have a 3-stair mechanism for OTT platforms. "OTT and digital news media will have to disclose their details. We are not mandating registration, we are seeking information," he added. He further informed that OTT platforms should have a self-classification of content in 13+, 16+ and A categories and there has to be a mechanism of parental lock and ensuring compliance that children don't see that.
BJP National President JP Nadda said that all political parties including Congress are restricted to just dynasty politics. It's only BJP wherein party has become a family. "Whoever has got the opportunity to be part of BJP, they're fortunate," he said. Nadda is on a two-day visit to Varanasi.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in Chennai on February 28. He also met TN Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today. HM Amit Shah arrived at the Chennai airport on February 28. Amit Shah attended the public and organisational programmes in Tamil Nadu ahead of the Assembly polls in the state.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assures that the farmers can be anything but anti-nationals. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says we will send Modi back to Nagpur like people sent British empire. Union Home Minister Amit Shah mocks congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his Fisheries ministry remark during his speech in Karaikal. Retired Congress MP from Jammu And Kashmir Ghulam Nabi Azad praised Prime Minister Modi for not hiding his true self. ISRO takes copy of Bhagavad Gita and Photo of PM Modi to space. All this and more news at 9 pm.
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Ahead of assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, political parties have been actively campaigning in the state. Taking a jibe at Sonia Gandhi and MK Stalin, Home Minister Amit Shah during his rally in Villipuram said that Sonia Gandhi is worried to make Rahul Gandhi the Prime Minister while MK Stalin is worried to make Udhayanidhi the Chief Minister. "On one side, there's AIADMK and NDA thinking about welfare of the poor while DMK and Congress on the other end are corrupt and follow politics of divide and rule," Amit Shah added.
Home Minister Amit Shah accused Congress of being involved in scam of Rs 12 lakh crore and mocked at DMK president MK Stalin for talking about corruption. "I feel like laughing when I hear Stalin ji talk about corruption. Who did the 2G scam? Congress was involved in scam of Rs 12 lakh crore and DMK was in alliance with it at the time," said Amit Shah during his rally in Tamil Nadu's Villipuram ahead of state assembly polls. Amit Shah further said that all three 2G, 3G and 4G are present in Tamil Nadu. "2G means 2 generations of Maran family, 3G means 3 generations of Karunanidhi's family and 4G means 4 generations of Gandhi family," he added.