Prasar Bharati Act

Prasar Bharati Act News

Government floats draft Bill to directly appoint DGs of DD, AIR; pulls it down

On April 1, the I&B Ministry circulated the draft Bill to remove the provision to establish a recruitment board, and give powers to appoint the Directors General of Doordarshan and All India Radio directly to the Union government.

A deceit called autonomy

Prasar Bharati Act vests authority, resources in the corporation. I&B ministry still owns all that it surveys


Free to air

The political flap on Prasar Bharati autonomy must be taken in a constructive institutional direction

House panel slams I&B Ministry for its 'non-serious' approach to Prasar Bharati

The Committee was responding to the action taken report (ATR) on recommendations and observations made in its 46th report.

Mamata looks at 'legal loophole' for Tara takeover

Ordinance promulgated by her govt blocked by TRAI order

I&B seeks powers for easier removal of Prasar Bharati CEO

The Union Ministry of Law has cleared key amendments to the Prasar Bharati Act which,once legislated,would empower the Information and Broadcasting


Govt bid to tighten grip on Prasar Bharati

Sources said the ordinance would also provide for setting up a management council which would look after operational affairs while the Prasar Bharati Board would look after policy matters