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NaMo TV disappears as campaigning for Lok Sabha elections end

In the short duration it aired, the channel was mired in controversy. Also briefly named Content TV, it emerged across major DTH platforms nationwide on March 30, 2019.

Election Commission nod to NaMo airing Pragya show received after silence period began

Apart from extending support to the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, Thakur spoke of her alleged torture in jail and her views on Hindu Rashtra in the show.

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BJP seeks permission to air two films on NaMo TV; Delhi poll body writes to EC

Till now, BJP has made 308 applications to the Delhi poll body for clearing its ads while Congress has given 120 applications and AAP 23.

Recalling the 2004 SC order that Election Commission invoked in NaMo TV case

NaMo TV is available on all major DTH platforms, and is classified as a “platform service” paid for by the BJP. Despite the silence period having kicked in, the channel was available in several states on the eve of the April 18 vote.

BJP: NaMo TV running pre-certified content

After the EC’s letter clarifying the same, a direction to comply with Section 126 (i)(b) of the Representation of The People Act was sent to the BJP by the office of the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).

NaMo TV plays on some screens day before voting

With the two-day silence period for the second phase of voting on April 18 under way from Tuesday evening, a look at how the channel fared on Wednesday.

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NaMo TV will have to follow silence period as per election law: Election Commission

This phase is particularly called the 'silence period' as it allows a voter to make up his or her mind on whom to vote without being influenced by political campaigning.

Election Commission makes it clear: NaMo TV must follow ‘election silence’ rule

According to election officials, who did not want to be identified, NaMo TV will not be allowed to air any election publicity matter, including pre-recorded speeches of the PM, during the poll silence period in areas going to vote in the next 48 hours.

Delhi poll officer to BJP: Take down non-certified content from NaMo TV

The compliance report was submitted a day after the poll watchdog wrote to the Delhi CEO holding that NaMo TV is sponsored by the BJP and that all content on the TV channel should be “removed immediately” as it did not have prior certification.

No political content on NaMo TV without prior approval: Election Commission

The EC has also asked the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for a compliance report to be sent to them “immediately”. The EC directions come a day after the BJP admitted that the NaMo App, of which NaMo TV is a part, was run by its IT Cell.

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