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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Prasar Bharati


Centre to set up ‘BBC-like’ channel to push India view

May 20, 2021 6:59 am

According to the tender, the objective is to “project India’s point of view globally on contemporary issues of both global and domestic significance” and to “tell the India Story to a global audience”.

Twitter’s free speech dilemma

February 08, 2021 5:58 pm

Blocking Twitter handles should be the last resort for a government. But the fact remains that it is within its legal rights to demand such action

Panel looking into TRP system submits report to Broadcasting Ministry

January 13, 2021 9:27 am

After panel submitted its report, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar hinted that the recommendations include increasing the number of meters that are installed in households to capture television viewership.

Editors Guild criticises Prasar Bharati cancelling PTI subscription, journalist arrest

October 17, 2020 2:31 am

The guild’s statement comes in the wake of the national public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati, ending subscriptions with news agencies Press Trust of India (PTI) and United News of India (UNI) this week.

Prasar Bharati decides to end subscription to PTI, UNI

October 16, 2020 1:55 am

The decision was taken due to commercial considerations, and there were no “formal contracts” with these agencies since 2006, the sources added.

For first time, Prasar Bharati sets up recruitment board

July 02, 2020 5:44 am

The provisions for the creation of the board were mentioned in the Prasar Bharati Act of 1990, but it had not been created since Prasar Bharati was set up in 1997, when the Act came into force.

Bid to deport ‘anti-India’ reporter, says Prasar Bharati, MEA says no

March 14, 2020 8:15 am

The tweet by PBNS News came a week after Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar had intervened to revoke a 48-hour ban on two Malayalam news channels for their reporting on the Delhi riots.

Prasar Bharati chief slams Indian magazine editor for 'blatant' anti-India presentation at global meet

July 15, 2019 10:58 pm

The panelist Vinod K Jose, Executive Editor of 'The Caravan' magazine, used the platform on Thursday to claim that religious minorities were being persecuted in India.

Prasar Bharati's autonomy is important, backed by law: Prakash Javadekar

June 05, 2019 4:31 am

Though Prakash Javadekar has stressed on the importance of the public service broadcaster's autonomy, Prasar Bharati officials have several times in the past complained of the government encroaching on its independence.

New govt to retain autonomy of Prasar Bharati: Prakash Javadekar

June 04, 2019 5:02 pm

Established through an act which safeguards its autonomy, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said "Autonomy of the Prasar Bharati is important. We will retain it... We want Prasar Bharati to work smoothly and bring new programmes and find new dimensions".