Registration for e-filing of Annual Statements has been started from 31st March, 2016 on the website Only e-filed Annual Statements are accepted and hard copy of e-filed annual statements is not required. Last Date of efiling Annual Statement is 30th May, 2016.            Note:- RNI does not have any authorized agent/indentor, nor authorizes/allows third party to import newsprint.             Latest Decision on Circulation Verification by RNI.

All publishers are requested to submit requisite documents immediately for regular EC for 2016-17.

Attention publishers      |      Public meeting timings: 12:00-13:00 hrs & 16:30-17:30 hrs during working days. However, in case of exigency, Owners/Publishers can meet PR, DPR & APR in RNI office any time during working hours for the redressal of their grievances. Please bring your Photo ID/Authority Letter for visit to RNI.      IMPORTANT: Guidelines for Visitors

ADVISORY: The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi vide order dated 24th November, 2015 has restrained the media (any form of media) including Print, Electronic and Social Media from covering/reporting the proceeding of the Writ Petition (Criminal) No.2527/2015 & CRL M.A. No.17045/2015 filed by Geeta Sharma (Mother of Astha Sharma) Vs. UOI & Ors.

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The Office of the Registrar of Newspapers for India, more popularly known as RNI came into being on 1stJuly, 1956, on the recommendation of the First Press Commission in 1953.... More   

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Printing and publishing of newspapers and periodicals within India are governed by the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 and the Registration of Newspapers (Central) Rules, 1956.... More      


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