Lifestyle  /  Published 29.07.22

‘Hum Log’ still remains the story of we, the people of India

The “public issues” such as family planning, communal harmony and women’s empowerment, which were initially meant to be the focus of Hum Log, were soon eclipsed by the viewers’...
By Chaiti Mitra

India  /  Published 27.05.22

Actress murder triggers fear of return to 90s

Kashmir was no paradise for its handful of struggling artistes before the brutal murder of 35-year-old actress Ambreen Bhat by suspected militants on Wednesday evening. Her death and the recent attack...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.22

Spell broken

I have a fuzzy memory of Shane Warne’s first Test because it happened a fortnight before my son was born in January 1992. The cricketing reason I remember that match is Ravi Shastri’s doub...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 24.01.22

R-Day coverage: DD deploys 59 cameras

As many as 33 cameras have been installed at Rajpath, 16 cameras at National War Memorial, India Gate, National Stadium and 10 cameras at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, it added. To capture "every minu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Hill DD telecast halt draws flak

Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and arch rival Trinamul Congress  are on the same page in their protest against the Centre’s decision to close down Analog Terrestrial TV Transmitter (...


West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.21

Ire at Tagore town DD unit closure bid

State textiles minister and Bolpur MLA Chandranath Sinha has written to Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Singh Thakur requesting him to revoke the decision to shut the Santiniketan D...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 03.01.21

DD, AIR records massive digital growth

Digital channels of Prasar Bharati have registered more than 100 per cent growth in 2020, with Pakistan being the second-highest digital audience for Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio (AIR), the go...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 07.12.20

CM for Dibrugarh DD, AIR stations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has moved the Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar over Prasar Bharati’s directives for reassigning All India Radio (AIR) and Doo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.07.20

MP opposes DD Ram temple telecast

CPI MP Binoy Viswam has written to information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar, opposing the telecast of the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the Ram temple in Ayodhya on Doordarshan a...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.07.20

Nepal cable operators bar Indian channels

Cable operators in Nepal on Thursday decided to stop airing all Indian television news channels except Doordarshan to protest against their “misleading’’ coverage of the Himalayan co...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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