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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.

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.

Venkaiah Naidu calls Prasar Bharti a "Prachar Bharti" of Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 14:49

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.

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.

Goa orders probe into Tehelka incident

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 23:10

Goa government on Thursday ordered a preliminary inquiry into the alleged sexual assault by Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal on a woman journalist.

Journalists bodies condemn Tarun Tejpal, demand probe, prosecution

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:58

Two journalists` bodies condemned the alleged "grave" sexual assault involving `Tehelka` editor Tarun Tejpal against a woman journalist of his magazine.

Sexual harassment charges cost Tejpal Prasar Bharti membership

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:54

The expose of his alleged sexual assault on his junior colleague has cost Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal membership of the Prasar Bharti Board.

No differences with ministry, says Prasar Bharti chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:03

Prasar Bharati chief Jawhar Sircar Tuesday denied any rift with the information and broadcasting ministry, and termed the leakage of his letter to the ministry as "unfortunate".

ESPN, Star made party in plea against sharing sports telecast

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 15:42

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.

Prasar Bharti to be overhauled soon

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 19:45

A number of measures like improved content, setting up of a recruitment board, and filling up of vacant posts have been announced to invigorate Prasar Bharti - the country`s public broadcaster.

Govt mulling to refer surrogate ownership issue to TRAI: Tewari

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 18:58

"I don't think it requires any rocket science to figure out that there is surrogate ownership of both broadcasting mediums, as well as distribution mediums across the length and breadth of this country," Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said.

CBI to close graft case on ex-Prasar Bharti chief

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 15:53

The CBI has decided to close the case of alleged fraud and criminal conspiracy against the then Prasar Bharti CEO B S Lalli in awarding broadcasting rights contract of Commonwealth Games.