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Eleven TV channels directed to go off air for fixed periods in last three years

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NEW DELHI: Eleven television channels have been asked to suspend transmission for limited period of a minimum one day up to 30 days for violations of Programme or Advertisement Codes since 2014.

However, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told Parliament today that the orders were kept in abeyance in three cases – DY 365, NDTV Good Times, and TLC.

Of all the channels, News Time Assam was asked to stop transmission for one day for three different programmes.

Only one channel - Satlon News – was asked to go off air for as many as thirty days in March 2015.

The other channels asked to stop transmission for fixed periods were: WB, NTV, Jai Hind, Al Jazeera TV, NDTV India, and Care World.

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