Prasar Bharati policies `old, incorrect`: Sircar

Policies framed by the Prasar Bharati are "old and incorrect" and need to be reviewed, according to the public broadcaster`s chief executive officer, Jawhar Sircar.

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

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: MP CM takes jibe at Congress, says it gives no `elbow room` to Prasar Bharti

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

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

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

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

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.

TV channel for Arunachal and Sikkim soon

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

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.

Two AIR officials sacked for sexually harassing radio jockeys

Taking strong note of allegations of sexual harassment of women presenters in All India Radio, the Prasar Bharati has discontinued services of two employees.

Govt mulls USO fund for Prasar Bharati

A government-appointed committee is considering Universal Services Obligation (USO) levy on private channels to fund broadcasting by Prasar Bharati or provide fixed time to air programmes created by the public broadcaster.

CCI to probe Prasar Bharati complaint against TAM

Prasar Bharti had filed a complaint late last year with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against TAM, alleging abuse of dominant market position.

Prasar Bharati moves CCI, alleges TAM rating anti-competitive

Public sector broadcaster Prasar Bharati has moved the CCI alleging that Television Audience Measurement (TAM) agency is abusing its dominant position by not carrying out audience measurement fairly.

Prasar Bharati to set up expert panels as part of revamp

Set for a major revamp, public sector broadcaster Prasar Bharati will form expert panels to advise it on viewership preferences, programmes and for archive retrieval.

Australia, India to share TV content

The agreement between Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and India`s public broadcaster Prasar Bharati will help the signatories share content.

Cabinet nod for financial restructuring of Prasar Bharati

Coming to the rescue of Prasar Bharati which is facing financial problems, Government on Friday cleared a proposal for its financial restructuring while waiving off debt of over Rs 1,300 crore.

Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO

Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a hit among the masses.

Prasar Bharati CEO for better DD, AIR presentation

Improving presentation qualities of DD and AIR and filling up of key vacancies are the top priorities of new Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar.

Govt seeks to curb powers of Prasar Bharati CEO

The government is mulling curbing
powers of Prasar Bharati CEO in the backdrop of charges
against former head of the public broadcaster B S Lalli with
regard to Commonwealth Games contracts, an official said
on Sunday.

Doordarshan DTH platform expansion to benefit viewers

Many popular television channels will be available to viewers on Doordrashan`s free-to-air direct-to-home platform, an official said.