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All India Radio
Opinion  /  Published 09.12.19

Over time, a different melody

As a child, I would be forced to listen to All India Radio when my father tuned in to the broadcasts of khayal in the morning. With the acquisition of a radiogram and its record player came the compet...
By Ruchir Joshi in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

On AIR, with luminaries

He is like a walking, talking encyclopaedia on All India Radio (AIR) Calcutta. After all, Ajit Mukhopadhyay has been riding the ether waves for 32 years since 1956 when AIR was housed in 1 Garstin Pla...
By Showli Chakraborty and Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

In memoriam: Sunanda Patnaik

The township lost one of its most illustrious residents with the passing of Sunanda Patnaik early on Sunday. She was 85.A grande dame of Hindusthani classical music, belonging to the Gwalior gharana, ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Yechury to EC: Give us Modi airtime

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday asked the Election Commission to direct public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan to give Opposition leaders the same kind of airtime Prime ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.09.19

Kerala AIR employee booked for NRC post

A Malayalam writer and producer at All India Radio has been booked for a derogatory Facebook post on the National Register of Citizens that was published in Assam last weekend.Police in Kodungallur, T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 14.09.19

Cricket’s return to radio

The radio, somewhat like the fountain pen, has survived the onslaught of time, tucked away cosily somewhere in the less-frequented channels of nostalgia. As cricket commentary, live from the venue, ma...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.07.19

Rain hits life in Arunachal

Incessant rain over the last four days has affected normal life here. Roads are blocked by uprooted trees and landslides in the mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh. The floods have impacted water ...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

Barak Valley to start radio classes

Barak Valley is all set to start classes through radio to minimise academic loss because of the nationwide lockdown.To reach out to maximum students, the education departments of Hailakandi and Cachar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 04.01.19

AIR to shut down national channel to cut costs

Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has decided to close down All India Radio's national channel and its regional training academies in five cities as part of 'cost-cutting measures' and to 'rationalise...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.20

Master's voice: DD and AIR

It is being alleged that the term, public broadcaster, is a misnomer in the case of Doordarshan and All India Radio. Perhaps the scorn has something to do with these State-owned networks — they are ...
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