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

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

India  /  Published 28.03.19

'Ideal if officer, not minister, makes announcements'

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said that any unavoidable announcement once the model code of conduct has kicked in should ideally be made by an official and not the minister so t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.06.19

Preparasanas almost final

It’s Wednesday morning and Prabhat Tara ground is the cleanest it has ever looked. This is where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga with over 35,000 participants, including dignitaries a...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.04.19

DD's objection to 'Hitler' allows CPI speech wide publicity

Doordarshan on Thursday asked the CPI to “edit” a speech and ended up facilitating wide publicity to the very sentences the national broadcaster could not digest.Citing violation of the model code...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

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 30.10.18

2 cops, DD cameraman killed in Naxal attack

Two police personnel and a Doordarshan cameraman were killed in a Naxal attack in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday, police said.Two police personnel and two security personnel w...
By PTI in Raipur

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

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


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