Election Commission to scan TV channels for prompt action

The Election Commission will monitor six TV news channels, besides reviewing complaints through e-mail to the CEO, to deal with incidents promptly in coordination with the district magistrates during the second phase poll in West Bengal tomorrow.

Media has neither been gagged nor can ever be: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday sought to play down the issue of advisory issued to TV channels by the Union government, saying the media has neither been gagged nor it can ever be.

Tewari accuses Narendra Modi of curbing media freedom in Gujarat

Hitting back at Narendra Modi who had attacked the government over an advisory issued to TV channels, Union minister Manish Tewari today accused the BJP leader of curbing media freedom in Gujarat.

Showcause notice to channels run by Saradha group

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued showcause notices to the channels run by West Bengal-based Saradha group.

WB govt decides to take over 2 TV channels of Saradha Group

The West Bengal government on Thursday decided to take over two television channels of scam-tainted Saradha Group which are facing closure.

Omar slams TV channels over Bansal`s resignation

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday slammed television news channels for announcing the resignation of Pawan Kumar Bansal as the Union Railways Minister "hours" before he actually did so.

Mamata Banerjee blasts media for `news pollution`

Mamata Banerjee took a swipe at a section of the media, particularly some electronic news channels, for targetting her govt by dishing out "canards.

`Complaints on obscenity, nudity maximum against TV channels`

Complaints related to obscene scenes and nudity comprised almost half of the complaints received by Broadcasting Content Complaints Council during its first year of functioning.

‘Restrain TV channels from terror coverage’

Upset over the coverage of the
attack on an Israeli diplomat`s car, Delhi Police have
complained to NBSA
asking it to restrain TV channels from telecasting "unverified
and unconfirmed" information.

China limits entertainment programs on TV channels

All media in China, including the television channels is
state owned.

Govt toughens entry of new TV channels

The government has decided to increase the net worth criteria for those seeking permission to run TV channels in the country.

Anna effect: Graft issue dominated newspapers & TV channels

The study was done based on coverage in six television news channels and six newspapers.

B`desh TV channels may soon be viewed in India

Bangladesh TV channels currently require permission from
Indian authorities for telecasting.

TV channels beware, viewers watching your content

Did you feel a certain episode in a TV serial was too hot to handle? Or did you feel disturbed by a violent scene?

Pak: Foreign TV channels banned from live coverage from Abbottabad

It is likely to come under criticism on grounds of curbing press freedom.

Deadlock between ICC and TV channels remains unresolved

Electronic media seems all set
to be out of Mumbai`s Wankhade stadium on Saturday for
India-Sri Lanka finals with the deadlock between ICC and the
channels remaining unresolved.

‘Pak, Chinese TV channels a matter of concern’

Government on Thursday said
availability of signals of several Pakistani and Chinese TV
channels in the country`s border areas was a matter of serious
concern and it was taking appropriate steps to counter this.

Malayalam TV channels float joint forum

Malayalam TV channels
have come together to float a joint forum to collectively take
up issues concerning the visual media in the state.

Fresh advisory to TV channels on covering terror incidents

Taking a serious view of some TV
channels airing interviews of terrorists, the government on Wednesday
issued a fresh advisory to the electronic media to exercise
caution while covering incidents of terror attacks.

Centre moots Broadcasting Authority of India for TV channels

The Union Government
will create the Broadcasting Authority of India (BAI) on par
with TRAI, covering TV channels and Doordarshan, Union
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting S Jagat
Rakshakan said.