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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.

Our job is to put the house in order first: Prasar Bharati CEO

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:52

With the controversy surrounding Doordarshan`s Narendra Modi interview refusing to die down, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar on Sunday said the issue related to the autonomy of the public broadcaster is in the public domain and added he and his team had been trying to put the house in order for the past two years.

Modi`s DD interview row: MP CM takes jibe at Congress, says it gives no `elbow room` to Prasar Bharti

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 16:11

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday took a jibe at the Congress-led UPA government over editing Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s interview by Doordarshan, saying that it does not provide even an `elbow room` to Prasar Bharati.

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.

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.

Security nod may be made mandatory for Prasar Bharati members

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 19:19

The I&B ministry is mulling making security clearance mandatory for candidates before appointment as Prasar Bharati board members in the backdrop of sexual assault charges against Tarun Tejpal, who had been selected for the post.

No telecast of Sachin match on DD: Prasar Bharati seeks rules amendment

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:39

With Doordarshan missing out the telecast of cricket great Sachin Tendulkar`s last two tests due to present rules of coverage, Prasar Bharati has written to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry seeking immediate amendment of these for the benefit of fans.

TV channel for Arunachal and Sikkim soon

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 13:06

Prasar Bharati will soon launch a television channel for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to help promote the rich art and culture of these two northeastern states.

Prasar Bharati forced to operate in extreme constriction: CEO

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:26

Government may have granted financial and operational autonomy to Prasar Bharati, but every tranche of state funding comes after several frustrating delays affecting its functioning, feels its CEO Jawhar Sircar.

Prasar Bharati may get digital wing

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 18:28

To keep up with the changing times, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati may get a digital wing to reach out to the increasing number of Internet and smartphone users, if recommendations of a working group formed by the government are accepted.

Soon, Doordarshan to be available on smartphone

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 18:49

Officials said that the national broadcaster has charted out an aggressive plan to expand the range of its mobile TV services to at least 40 major cities and the services are likely to start in the first ten cities before the end of year 2013.