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The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB), in its order, stated that the web series aired on the OTT Platform “was found to be detrimental to national security, sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the State, India’s friendly relations with foreign States, and public order in the country".
Satellite TV and streaming services like Netflix, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video, and other digital media must immediately stop airing advertisements promoting gambling and betting aimed at the Indian audience, or face penal action, the information and broadcasting ministry said in a stern advisory on Monday.
Updated on Oct 04, 2022 04:06 AM IST
, New DelhiDeeksha Bhardwaj
The OTT platforms’ search for content has also given rise to ‘book story agents’, who act as intermediaries between publishing houses, writers and OTT platforms and production houses.
While digital news media publishers aren’t required to be registered with the ministry, the government has asked for information about their grievance redressal officer in India, the self-regulating body of which the publisher is a member, and the details of the editor.
Last month, the top court had issued notice on this petition moved jointly by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Electronics and Information Technology and the Ministry of Law and Justice.
Published on Mar 23, 2021 11:45 PM IST
, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
The new guidelines for regulating digital news platforms and OTT content providers is titled Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021
Published on Mar 11, 2021 07:20 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The court observation came during a hearing on Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit against Allahabad high court order
They will have to publish a monthly compliance report and details of the contents removed proactively.
Published on Feb 27, 2021 02:17 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
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The court was initially of the view that PIL demanding institutional regulations for OTTs should first go to the government, as solicitor general Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, made a statement that “something” was being done about it.
Films and serials released on OTT platforms and digital newspapers do not come under the purview of the Press Council Act, or Censor Board.
Published on Jan 31, 2021 02:14 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi