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Prasar Bharati responds to NCW note on sexual harassment in AIR

The NCW statement added that Prasar Bharati’s report said it has taken action against the accused after “nine cases of sexual harassment were received against the accused officer of AIR”.

Mann ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi to address the nation at 11 am

In his last address to the nation on the Mann ki Baat programme, PM Modi talked at length about the 1975 Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi government. The broadcast sent ripples of comments and counter-comments in the political circles due to Modi's remarks about the Emergency.


‘This is All India Radio; The news, read by Surajit Sen’

Former Chief Newsreader of AIR passed away on May 6 at age of 89

Louis Braille’s birth anniversary: In a first, visually-impaired man reads news on AIR Pune

It was a first for AIR Pune that a visually-impaired person presented the news bulletin. The programme was orchestrated as a tribute to French educationist Louis Braille on his 207th birth anniversary.

Delhi Confidential: Food For Thought

Often at the receiving end of complaints, the Indian Railways is now banking on its senior officials to become its eyes and ears to gauge public sentiment at the ground level.

PM Modi’s heart talk: India will wipe Nepal’s tears

Modi said a number of rescue teams along with sniffer dogs have been sent to Nepal to save as many lives as they can.


CEO’s tour: Prasar Bharati gives guidelines for DD, AIR

The guidelines-delving into minute details at times—make for curious reading.

Decision on FM channels likely today

Once cleared, the decision will allow these radio operators to carry news bulletins of AIR “in an unaltered form”.

Centre admits sexual harassment of female RJs of AIR

Petition has alleged "adequate measures" to ensure safety of women employees on night shifts.

Flash details of complaint committee online,install CCTVs,I&B panel tells AIR

Admitting that women presenters at All India Radio (AIR) had made allegations of sexual harassment and there is lack of information on how to report such incidents,an inquiry committee set up by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has recommended that the broadcaster should give details of the complaints committee on its website and install CCTV […]