Sources indicated that the top officials were likely to take the matter up with the I&B ministry soon.
The guidelines-delving into minute details at times—make for curious reading.
Prasar Bharati board also has over half-a-dozen posts vacant.
Says wants advantage over other channels.
Political will to let it mature has been absent. That is not its own failing.
The I&B Ministry has also conveyed to the PMO that a thorough review was in order.
The channel will provide information related to aspects like weather forecast and seeds.
Orders two FM channels to phase out casual presenters
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Senior Editor Archna Shukla, Sircar notes that he was brought in to clean up the body.
But Tewari held the opposite view in November 2012, weeks after he was appointed to the ministry.
Doordarshan had on April 26 interviewed Modi at Gandhinagar and telecast it the next day.
The political flap on Prasar Bharati autonomy must be taken in a constructive institutional direction
The infuriated Congress camp, which regards DD as its domain, has now belatedly granted time for a Rahul interview.
A controversy has erupted after some portions of Modi’s interview to Doordarshan were edited.
To go ahead with leasing space to PSU banks for ATMs, renting out advertising billboards.