Information and Broadcasting Ministry

Centre's advisories on illegal online betting warn against ads on TV channels, digital news, OTT platforms

The advisories were supplemented with evidence containing direct and surrogate advertisements of offshore betting platforms such as Fairplay, PariMatch, Betway, Wolf 777, and 1xBet.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Pakistan government's Twitter account withheld in India, again

Currently, the Twitter feed of the Pakistan government "@GovtofPakistan" is not visible to Indian users.

published on : 1st October 2022

Information and Broadcasting ministry asks private channels to telecast Independence day celebrations

The advisory was issued on Friday following the requests from people so that viewers with hearing impairment can also enjoy the national telecast on the occasion, said officials.

published on : 14th August 2022

Refrain from advertising online betting platforms: I&B Ministry to print, electronic, digital media

It has also advised online & social media, including online advertisement intermediaries & publishers, to not display such advertisements in India or target such advertisements towards Indian audience

published on : 13th June 2022

Centre asks Twitter, YouTube to take down deo brand Layer'r Shot's obscene ad

The video has been watched around a million times and has been shared on other social media platforms, the ministry said in the email to the platforms.

published on : 4th June 2022

Population Foundation of India praise government's clarification on condom ads

They said that instead of restricting the debate to matters like explicit contents, it should be widened to larger issues like protection and knowledge of HIV-AIDS.

published on : 24th December 2017

With kids in mind, Information and Broadcasting ministry pulls out condom ads from prime time TV

The ministry has issued a directive that such ads can be shown on TV only from 10 pm till 6 am on TV, following complaints.

published on : 11th December 2017