July 25, 2021 2:57 am
The nomination of the retired bureaucrat, known for his outspoken views against the BJP-led Union government, comes amid Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s attempt to carve a national role in politics.
July 24, 2021 8:46 pm
The Rajya Sabha by-poll was necessitated after Trivedi, a former TMC lawmaker, jumped ship to the Bharatiya Janata Party before the West Bengal Assembly elections this year.
August 03, 2015 1:59 am
He added that the I&B Ministry owed Prasar Bharati 'some 400 crores of rupees that we paid on their behalf'.
April 26, 2015 2:13 am
“I have ordered full enquiry!” tweeted Prasar Bharati CEO, Jawhar Sircar.
October 05, 2014 8:31 am
Archana Datta denied that she was under any instructions from the minister to telecast the speech live.
August 12, 2014 1:40 am
The letter said that Prasar Bharati could only be held responsible only if it monitors the News Division.
May 25, 2014 12:03 am
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Senior Editor Archna Shukla, Sircar notes that he was brought in to clean up the body.
May 06, 2014 9:12 am
The CEO said he had no say in “news control” at Doordarshan.
May 05, 2014 5:42 pm
DD had on April 26 interviewed BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Modi at Gandhinagar and then telecast it the next day.
September 29, 2013 2:41 am
Differences between Tewari and Sircar have plagued AIR and DD for some time now.