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Jawhar Sircar


Ex-bureaucrat Jawhar Sircar is TMC Rajya Sabha candidate

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.

Ex-bureaucrat Jawhar Sircar is TMC’s Rajya Sabha candidate

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.

Prasar CEO Jawhar Sircar hits back: Why can’t Ministry send Review results to us?

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'.

Probe ordered after ‘sloppy production’ of DD event

April 26, 2015 2:13 am

“I have ordered full enquiry!” tweeted Prasar Bharati CEO, Jawhar Sircar.

I&B top brass flagged RSS chief’s speech to minister Javadekar

October 05, 2014 8:31 am

Archana Datta denied that she was under any instructions from the minister to telecast the speech live.

Jawhar Sircar seeks more control over postings, cites ‘edited’ Modi interview

August 12, 2014 1:40 am

The letter said that Prasar Bharati could only be held responsible only if it monitors the News Division.

‘If I knew there’s been no promotion for 30 years, no equipment for 20 years, I would not have taken up this job’

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.

Govt didn't interfere in Prasar functioning, but cast a "shadow", says Jawhar Sircar

May 06, 2014 9:12 am

The CEO said he had no say in “news control” at Doordarshan.

Our job is to put house in order first: Sircar

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.

Prasar Bharati chief questions I&B ministry’s interference

September 29, 2013 2:41 am

Differences between Tewari and Sircar have plagued AIR and DD for some time now.