A statement from I&B ministry reads, “It has come to the notice of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting that several Hindi and Regional Language TV channels display the castings/credits/titles of Hindi and regional language TV serials only in English."
According to sources, the factor that worked in Patanjali’s favour is the promised fund of Rs 21 crore for which it has already given a bank guarantee. This is reliably learnt to be the highest among the three applicants.
"BJP scriptwriters are working overtime. There is pressure on Michel to name a particular family. Why is the chowkidar trying to pressure the government agencies to name a family?" Congress leader Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh said.
In a letter to vice-chancellors on Wednesday, the UGC suggested that institutions ask students to “pledge their support” to the armed forces through letters and cards, which the government will use for publicity.