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DD Free Dish slots e-auction: I&B clears what I&B had stalled

Former I&B Ministry secretary N K Sinha had kept in abeyance the e-auctioning of slots on DD Free Dish, an open access Direct-To-Home (DTH) service, which was to take place on August 22, 2017.

Prasar Bharati responds to NCW note on sexual harassment in AIR

The NCW statement added that Prasar Bharati’s report said it has taken action against the accused after “nine cases of sexual harassment were received against the accused officer of AIR”.


Prasar Bharati gets blocked funds, with a rider — MoU

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said these issues would be discussed at the board meeting. The board had last “deliberated” on a draft of the MoU in September 2017, after which it had given its nod.

I&B Ministry order is serious bid to disrupt autonomy: Prasar Bharati chairman

The order was issued on July 6, 2017, within a week of N K Sinha taking over as I&B Secretary on June 30 — and nearly two weeks before Smriti Irani was named I&B Minister on July 18, replacing M Venkaiah Naidu who became Vice President.

I&B fund block: Prasar Bharati chief takes it up with ‘higher levels’

The ministry releases approximately Rs 200 crore every month, of which most is used to pay salaries of the 29,000 employees of Prasar Bharati.

Prasar Bharati vs I&B again: Doordarshan says no to Rs 2.92 crore for private firm

The Indian Express has learnt that NFDC asked DD to shell out Rs 2.92 crore: this includes Rs 2.25 crore for live coverage of the ceremonies, Rs 22.5 lakh as NFDC fee and GST worth Rs 44.55 lakh.


Prasar Bharati pushes back as it blocks I&B proposals on hiring

Prasar Bharati, the national public broadcaster, though autonomous, is attached to the I&B Ministry. Drops plan to recruit 2 journalists, says too exorbitant.

Teach school students about Emergency: Prasar Bharati chief

"The story of emergency should be told to every generation; for the protection of democratic values, it is very important that they know what happens when democracy is derailed", said Prasar Bharati chairperson A Surya Prakash.

2014 Team Modi member new Prasar Bharati CEO

Announcing Vempati’s appointment on Twitter, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu posted, “Hope PB [Prasar Bharati] scales new heights under you leadership.”  

‘Sexual harassment’: National Commission for Women notice to Prasar Bharati

The complaints of ‘sexual harassment’ is filed by a group of women who have been working as casual FM presenters (Radio Jockeys) with All India Radio FM.