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.
BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called public broadcaster Prasar Bharti a "Prachar Bharti" of the Congress for perpetually projecting the latter for past ten years and completely wiping out BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from its coverage.
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.
The Delhi High Court has allowed the plea of Star India Pvt Ltd and its sister concern ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd to be made party in a case dealing with implementation of a law which provides for mandatory sharing of feed of cricket matches held in India with Prasar Bharati.
The CBI will soon file a case
against suspended Prasar Bharti CEO B S Lalli in connection
with alleged irregularities in the award of broadcasting
rights of Commonwealth Games reportedly resulting in a loss.
BJP on Tuesday demanded early
prosecution of Prasar Bharti officials found guilty by the
Shunglu Committee of allegedly causing a loss of several crore
rupees in awarding Commonwealth Games broadcasting rights.