Television

NDTV challenges I&B Ministry order in Supreme Court

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/11/07/Prannoy%20Roy-800x800.jpg?itok=cdaZg25A

MUMBAI: NDTV has challenged in the Supreme Court the I&B Ministry's order of one-day ban on its Hindi news channel NDTV India. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) had directed NDTV India to go off air for 24 hours from 9 November 2016 00:01 hrs as a penalty for showing strategically-sensitive information while covering the Pathankot military operation in January this year.

In response, the company argued that it was not the only channel that disclosed the information for which it is being penalised. NDTV has petitioned the Supreme Court challenging the order.

In a BSE filing, the news network said that it has filed a writ petition before the Supreme Court, inter-alia, challenging the constitutional validity of the said order, and the provisions of law pursuant to which the said order has purportedly been passed.

The Editors Guild of India, the Broadcast Editors Association (BEA), the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and several influential personalities such as Rajdeep Sardesai, Sagarika Ghose, Rana Ayyub, Rahul Kanwal, Praveen Swami, and journalists from the channel -- Ravish Kumar, etc have shown solidarity towards the channel and have come up in full support against the government’s order. They have demanded its immediate revocation.

Others such as Zee group chairman Dr Subhash Chandra have said that the government is being soft on NDTV and that the ban should be for a lifetime for daring to carry reports which could harm the country's security. He additionally said on twitter that if the channel dares to go to court to challenge the ban, its appeal will be rejected.

The blackout of NDTV India comes at a crucial time when the news channels, apart from covering the current affairs, will be providing extensive coverage of the US Presidential Elections 2016.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/zing.jpg?itok=B9mKpJjC
Zing to launch a new gamified chat show ‘Zing Game On’ on 25 January

MUMBAI: A quirky blend of music, cricket and masti, Zing is geared to launch a first of its kind gamified chat show ‘Zing Game On’. Hosted by loved actor-anchor Karan Wahi, the show will witness cricketers in a never seen avatar engaged in candid and entertaining conversations.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/faye.jpg?itok=ERgeMT3S
Faye D’Souza launches news channel on Firework

MUMBAI: Now we know what firebrand journo Faye D’souza will be doing. She has partnered with short video content platform FireWork. A channel called Facts first with Faye has been launched.  Its focus: “Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the world. News like it should be done.”

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/group.jpg?itok=wIj7qJnO
Star Jalsha to air new show 'Dhrubotara' in primetime slot

This January, Star Jalsha brings to its viewers a heart wrenching tale of love, passion and sacrifice with “Dhrubotara”. It promises to tug at viewers heartstrings with its simple yet powerful depiction of complex human emotions- love,envy and hope through its engaging narrative and dynamic...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/aw.jpg?itok=7xURtKHX
Zee Telugu's Zee Cine Awards Telugu 2020 to air on 25 & 26 Jan

Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s showtime! Hold your breath as the most awaited film awards night is coming to television screens. With all it’s razzmatazz and powerhouse performances, Zee Telugu’s Zee Cine Awards Telugu 2020 will air on Saturday and Sunday, 25 and 26 January at 6:00 PM, only on Zee...

Television TV Shows Awards
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/saaho.jpg?itok=k19zP3gm
This Republic Day, watch the World Television Premiere of ‘Saaho’ on Zee Cinema

All set to up the ‘JOSH’ this 26 th January is the World Television Premiere of the biggest action blockbuster of the year ‘Saaho’. Directed by Sujeeth, Saaho showcases a power struggle amongst the crime lords to rule over the underworld.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/ap.jpg?itok=4Be3tWbj
News18 India announces News18 India Adhiveshan – the biggest forum on Delhi Elections

Continuing the legacy of bringing innovative and diverse formats along with incisive reportage, News18 India, the leading Hindi news channel from Network18, is all set to present a day-long conclave – News18 India Adhiveshan against the backdrop of elections in Delhi.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/23/ch.jpg?itok=reVPoyRU
English Movies becomes top gainer in Chrome DM week 02

English Movies genre has become the top gainer in week 02, 2020 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media data. The genre grew by 0.92 per cent. In this genre, Romedy Now channel gained the highest OTS with 49.7 per cent in six metros market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/22/event_captaa.jpg?itok=5aXQ-9HZ
Event Capital announces the 4th edition of Nickelodeon Windmill Festival

Mumbai:  The 4th edition of India’s largest festival for kids, Nickelodeon Windmill Festival, an initiative of Event Capital and Tribe Asia, is all set to take place on 22nd and 23rd February, 2020 at JioWorld Garden, BKC in Mumbai. The festival offers a wholesome experience for toddlers, pre-teens...

Television TV Channels Kids
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/22/star-sport.jpg?itok=UiDI9AqM
Star Sports Network to televise Naman Awards 2020 on Friday

MUMBAI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) organised the twelfth edition of its prestigious annual award, Naman on 12th January 2020. During the event, BCCI recognised cricketing excellence showcased by the Indian cricketers during the year 2018-19.

Television TV Channels Sports

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories