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

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 ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.04.20

Yechury trains DD, ‘crony’ gun on BJP

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said Doordarshan runs on taxpayer money and is not the “private property” of the BJP for it to be “doing the PR” for the ruling party. For the...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.04.20

DD waves Rs 500 to show ‘PM cares’

Public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan have gone into a propaganda overdrive crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi — who came to power at the Centre in 2014 with the promise of Rs 15 l...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 28.03.20

Down memory lane, as Ramayan returns on DD

The 'Ramayan' was back on television on Saturday, recalling for many those epic mornings an age ago when entire families, and even neighbours, gathered before clunky television boxes for their weekly ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Chennai Doordarshan official linked with PM Modi's IIT telecast suspended

 An assistant director of national broadcaster Doordarshan in Chennai has been suspended following 'disciplinary proceedings' against her.The official order by Prasar Bharati dated October 1 in t...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 19.09.19

Shehla Rashid seeks fake-claim apology from Doordarshan

Kashmiri activist Shehla Rashid Shora has demanded an apology from public broadcaster Prasar Bharati over the telecast of footage from a Canada-based web channel where a panellist claims the former st...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

TV news sets stage for teen family reunion

A Calcutta-based driver with a multinational courier service firm traced his son, who suffers from a mental illness and had been untraced for 19 months, while watching news on Doordarshan. Thirteen-ye...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nakashipara

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.07.19

Cryptic contest to test your word skills

The seventh edition of national level inter-school cryptic crossword competition — CCCC 2019 — is going to be launched on July 26 with Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deoghar hosting four of the 4...
By Sanjeev Kumar in Ranchi


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