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Indelicate imbalance

Doordarshan must give equal airtime to parties and leaders, especially during elections.

Prasar Bharati brought 11 more state Doordarshan channels on satellite footprint: PM Modi

"Glad to note that Prasar Bharati has brought 11 more State DD Channels on the Satellite footprint of India through DD Free Dish," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.


DD Free Dish slots e-auction: I&B clears what I&B had stalled

Former I&B Ministry secretary N K Sinha had kept in abeyance the e-auctioning of slots on DD Free Dish, an open access Direct-To-Home (DTH) service, which was to take place on August 22, 2017.

10 women allege sexual harassment at Doordarshan

A woman who was employed in Doordarshan levelled sexual harassment allegations against two of her bosses in 2015, following which she was “terminated from the job”.

Graft case: Former Doordarshan employee sent to one year in jail

The special CBI court acquitted six others in the corruption case registered in 2000. Two of the accused died during the pendency of trial while one accused is still on the run.

Former J-K art academy secretary dies during live TV show on DD Kashir

Jitendra, a leading educationist and writer, was declared dead on arrival at SMHS Hospital.


Independence Day: Where and how to watch PM Modi's speech, flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort

72nd Independence Day: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in the national capital and many other parts of the country.

The Caravan Rolls On

The outlines of a progressive movement for greater government accountability emerge from the narration of Aruna Roy and the MKSS Collectives in The RTI Story: Power to the People.

Prasar Bharti gave in principle nod to commission content for IFFI: Sources

There were reports that Prasar Bharati had rejected a demand from the National Film Development Corporation that Doordarshan pay Rs 2.92 crore towards expenses for hiring a private firm for the coverage of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) despite approving it in principle at a meeting on October 25.

Prasar Bharati vs I&B again: Doordarshan says no to Rs 2.92 crore for private firm

The Indian Express has learnt that NFDC asked DD to shell out Rs 2.92 crore: this includes Rs 2.25 crore for live coverage of the ceremonies, Rs 22.5 lakh as NFDC fee and GST worth Rs 44.55 lakh.