OP Rawat-led panel to monitor govt ads as mandated by SC
Among the new members of the committee, Ramesh Narayan, Founder of Canco Advertising is the Vice-President and Area Director for the International Advertising Association (IAA), APAC region and AK Tandon has served as media advisor to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
‘Selective sensitivity & vote-bank politics are evident in the Bill’, says MP Supriya Sule
Supriya Sule, NCP on Citizenship Amendment Bill 20...
Facebook sues Chinese company over ad fraud
Facebook blamed ILikeAd Media International Company and two individuals associated with the compa...
Trade will regress to an era of power politics, says India
The country’s statement comes after a group of 117 members including India sought to start the selection processes for filling six vacancies in the appellate body that will not have a quorum to review new trade dispute appeals after December 10 when the second terms of two members expire. There are four existing vacancies in the panel.
Delhi fire: Death toll rises to 43 in Anaj Mandi incident
A massive fire swept through a factory in Anaj Mandi area of north Delhi on Sunday morning, leaving 43 labourers dead and many others injure...
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, when the Centre withdrew the special status granted to J&K and imposed a communications blockade, Farooq Khan, advisor to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu said the Internet is just a facility, not a right.
Campaigns pressure Facebook to stay put on political ads
Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has made it clear that Facebook will run all political ads — even if they contain lies — in the interest of free speech. But the social network is discussing some ad changes, like restricting how precisely campaigns can reach specific groups.
Government to set up panel to scrutinise ad claims
This is the first time the Centre has planned to directly involve itself with advertising scrutiny, through the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India. While FSSAI guidelines for advertising regulations are in place, implementation by advertisers hasn’t been followed closely.
Political parties plan to up TikTok presence
TikTok has 200 million users in India. Following a temporary ban by the Madras High Court earlier this year, and a week after it became available again on app stores in India, TikTok had stated in May that it had reclaimed the top spot among free apps on the iOS platform and in the social category on the Google Play Store on Android.
Snapchat plays smart with political ads policy, Evan Spiegel stresses on importance of fact-checking
The CEO said Snapchat doesn’t allow things like misinformation to appear in political advertising.
Congress played politics on Jammu and Kashmir, Ayodhya: Narendra Modi
Modi claimed that the Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand has created a favourable environment for investments over the last five years. He also credited it with decrease in Leftwing extremism.
Google tightens political ads policy to thwart abuse
The internet company said its rules already ban any advertiser, including those with political messages, to lie. But it is making its policy more clear and adding examples of how that prohibits content such as doctored or manipulated images or video.
PM Modi attacks JMM-Congress alliance, says it follows politics of deception
Addressing an election rally in Khunti on the second leg of his campaign for the assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people of Jharkhand have faith that BJP alone can ensure the state's development. He accused the Congress of delaying resolution of the vexed Kashmir problem and the Ayodhya dispute.
View: BJP will have to build more bridges across political divides than strengthen fences
BJP has lost power in a politically significant state like Maharashtra. And, in the bigger picture, it has to strike a working relationship with more Opposition-ruled states as compared to, say, two years ago.
Dal lake dwellers may receive cash relief to relocate
The repeated attempts by the government to rehabilitate Dal dwellers in Srinagar for past two decades were marred by the corruption, electoral politics and red tape.
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