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Union Budget 2014: Govt announces to launch new TV channel for farmers

Union Budget 2014: Govt announces to launch new TV channel for farmers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:39

The government Thursday announced a new 24-hour TV channel dedicated to agriculture sector with an outlay of Rs 100 crore for providing real-time information to farmers.

Prasar Bharati mulling `krishi` channel for farmers

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 09:47

Doordarshan could soon launch a channel devoted exclusively to farmers and agriculture with public broadcaster Prasar Bharati actively considering such a proposal.

Doordarshan nixed docu-drama on Mahatma Gandhi’s killing: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 09:14

Amid the controversy over Doordarshan`s censorship of Narendra Modi`s interview, it has come to light that the national broadcaster recently nixed a docu-drama on the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of the Nation.

Modi`s DD interview row to be probed? Prasar Bharti to decide today

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 10:33

Prasar Bharti on Monday is likely to take a final call on whether a probe is required on the row surrounding the interview of Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, by Doordarshan.

Modi questions press freedom, Tewari denies government involvement

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 00:22

The debate over press freedom came full circle Saturday with Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari refuting allegations that he had any role to play in editing Narendra Modi`s Doordarshan interview, even as the BJP leader compared the controversy to the media repression witnessed during the Emergency.

Prasar Bharati to take a call on Monday about probe into Modi interview

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 17:56

The decision on whether a probe is needed or not into the row surrounding an interview of BJP leader Narendra Modi by Doordarshan will be taken by Prasar Bharati on Monday.

Worry about press freedom in Gujarat: Manish Tewari to Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 13:14

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday joined the issue with BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over the controversy concerning Doordarshan editing out portions of the latter`s interview, and said his ministry played no role in the alleged `censorship`.

Narendra Modi compares `DD censoring his interview` to Emergency-era suppression

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 10:19

Amid the raging controversy over state broadcaster Doordarshan editing out portions of his interview before telecast, BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the development reminded him of the Emergency.

UPA govt exercising control over Prasar Bharati: BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 00:34

BJP on Friday attacked the UPA government accusing it of exercising control over Prasar Bharati after a controversy broke out over a letter written by the CEO of the public broadcaster.

Prasar Bharati CEO admits Narendra Modi interview edited

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 20:55

In the wake of a massive controversy over Narendra Modi`s interview to Doordarshan, Prasar Bharati on Friday distanced his organisation from the row saying it was completely left to the editorial team of DD News to go ahead and telecast it.

Narendra Modi never said Priyanka Gandhi was like his daughter: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 16:00

As a controversy raged over Narendra Modi`s interview to Doordarshan, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Gujarat Chief Minister had never said that Priyanka Gandhi was like his daughter and the interview aired on the public broadcaster was deliberately "distorted".

Narendra Modi a serial liar: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 15:25

The Congress on Friday called Narendra Modi a "serial liar" following the BJP leader`s reported reference to Congress leader Ahmed Patel as a good friend in an interview to Doordarshan.