Under attack for naming people with BJP connections to the Censor Board, the government today defended its appointments saying the idea was to have a "mix of all" in the composition of the statutory body which saw mass resignations last week after its earlier chief stepped down alleging interference in its matters.
Against the backdrop of the recent controversy over the appointment of CVC, Comptroller and Auditor General on Friday suggested setting up of a collegium for appointing key functionaries like CAG, CVC and Election Commissioners.
The Delhi High Court stayed an order of CAT quashing appointments of 25 anchors and
reporters in Doordarshan News channel and sought responses
from the Centre and public broadcaster Prasar Bharati on the
A day after Supreme Court`s strong
indictment of the Allahabad High Court, retired justices of
the court on Saturday stressed the need for immediate remedial
measures and initiating a process for "house cleaning".