Articles tagged under: Media affairs

Jasdan by-poll: Fake news alert

December 09, 2018
Jasdan by-poll: Fake news alert

Jasdan: Dirty political games have started in connection with Jasdan assembly seat by-election in Gujarat. On Sunday, a Gujarati news channel, TV9 Gujarati issued clarification that an image in circulation on social media with channel's logo is fake. An image was created in fashion of breaking news headline on TV channel. Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani was quoted in this image as saying, 'none should teach us how to get votes. We don't need the votes of Kshatriyas and Kolis.' ...Read More

With Statue of Unity, Sardar Patel goes global

November 05, 2018

Gandhinagar: With Statue of Unity, conceptualized by then Gujarat Chief Minister and current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's one of the finest sons, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel goes global. Presented here is slide show of how various international news organizations covered Statue of Unity featuring Sardar Patel recently. DeshGujarat Read More

ZEE inks pact with Jio: 37 LIVE TV Channels now available for Jio’s subscribers

October 10, 2018
ZEE inks pact with Jio: 37 LIVE TV Channels now available for Jio’s  subscribers

Mumbai: ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (“ZEE”) and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (“Jio”) today announced that an agreement has been achieved to release ZEE’s entire content library on Jio’s platforms, with immediate effect. This decision will cater an access to ZEE’s content, which comprises of 37 LIVE TV channels to 227+ Mn subscribers of Jio. ZEE5 App, the home of extensive digital content library of ZEE, which includes the Video on Demand (VOD) network content along with t...Read More

How much the Centre spends on ads in Gujarati print ? Minister replies in Rajya Sabha

July 23, 2018
How much the Centre spends on ads in Gujarati print ? Minister replies in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The Government of India had spent around Rs 18 crore for advertisements in Gujarati newspapers in year 2015, Rs 15.40 crore in year 2016 and around Rs 25 crore in year 2017. According to official figures announced, the expenditure on newspaper advertisement in Gujarati language out of budget of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in year 2015-16 was Rs 2,90,86,662 which was highest after Hindi, English, Urdu and Marathi. In year 2016-17 Gujarati print media received Rs 2,65...Read More

Gujarat Chief Minister shares his views on present days media, candidly in Narad Jayanti function

April 29, 2018

Ahmedabad: Social media's reach is higher than all other mediums, observed Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today in a function to mark Narad Jayanti here. Speaking further on digital media's importance Rupani added, 'it's quicker and people keep spending lot of time with it. A person in present days would claim authenticity of news by saying, 'it has come on Whatsapp'!' Rupani in this function presented Narad awards to media persons from various fields including digital journalism...Read More

Rupani felicitates the media persons at VSK Gujarat function to mark Narad Jayanti

April 29, 2018
Rupani felicitates the media persons at VSK Gujarat function to mark Narad Jayanti

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister conferred the Maharshi Narad Awards to the media persons in a function organized by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS)'s media wing Vishwa Samvad Kendra to mark Maharshi Narad Jayanti here. The journalists awarded were: Mr. Japan Pathak (DeshGujarat) for Cyber Journalism, Mrs. Aarti Patel for Radio Journalism, Mr. Kaushik Mehta (Phhulchhab daily from Rajkot) for Print Media, Mr. Nirnay Kapoor (Rajat Sharma led India TV's Gujarat bureau chief) for Electronics Me...Read More

Chief Minister to felicitate the media persons in Narad Jayanti function

April 28, 2018
Chief Minister to felicitate the media persons in Narad Jayanti function

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will preside a function to felicitate the journalists who 'work for good of society and the nation' here on Sunday. The function has been organized by Vishwa Samvad Kendra, a media wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) to mark Devarshi Narad Jayanti. Western region Sanghchalak of RSS Dr. Jayantibhai Bhadesia will be the chief guest of the function which is organized at auditorium of Gujarat State Cooperative Bank Ltd(GSC Bank) in Naranpura. D...Read More

I and B ministry withdraws guidelines on fake news on PM’s directive

April 03, 2018
I and B ministry withdraws guidelines on fake news on PM’s directive

New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office today advised the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to withdraw its press release on fake news and said the decision on what amounts to fake news should be left to bodies such the Press Council of India, official sources said. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry withdrew its contentious press release on fake news after a directive from the Prime Minister's Office. "PIB Press Release titled 'Guidelines for Accreditation of Journalists amended...Read More

Jay Shah Defamation Case: accused appear in Ahmedabad Metro Court

February 03, 2018
Jay Shah Defamation Case: accused appear in Ahmedabad Metro Court

Ahmedabad: The accused of the defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah over an article in news portal 'The Wire' here, including the author of the article Rohini Singh appeared in the metropolitan court here today. The Metropolitan Court fixed March 17 as the next date of hearing. Jay Shah had moved the metro court here on October 9 filing Rs 100 crore civil defamation case against the reporter, editors and the company over the article 'The...Read More

None from media panel, spokespersons, TV debate team get ticket in BJP and Congress

November 28, 2017
None from media panel, spokespersons, TV debate team get ticket in BJP and Congress

Gandhinagar: Being a spokesperson is considered rewarding job in Delhi, but in Gujarat politics, it seems a thankless job. Neither BJP nor Congress favored any of their spokesperson and media team members for ticket in this election. Congress spokesperson Himanshu Patel who frequently appears on Gujarati news channel for political debate was seeking party ticket from Gandhinagar South seat. However party has fielded Thakor community candidate. Sulking Patel soon after announcement of Con...Read More

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