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Prasar Bharati

Dilip Cherian | Babu exit saga shows cracks in Centre-UP ties

While often discussed in quiet conversations, Awasthi episode has once again brought the uneasy Centre-UP government equation to the fore

08 Sep 2022 12:02 AM

Prasar Bharati sends notice to PTI news service for ‘anti-national’ reporting

PTI has been under fire recently for publishing an interview of China's envoy to India who pushed sole blame of Galwan Valley clash on India

29 Jun 2020 8:52 AM

Aarogya Setu not a magic tool; it breaches privacy

It is universally recognised that crises like pandemics enable governments to increase surveillance.

21 Apr 2020 12:10 PM

Prasar Bharati staffers ordered to install COVID-19 tracking 'Arogya Setu' app

A memorandum was sent on April 14 mandating the use of the app, which tells users if they may have come into contact with a COVID-19 patient

15 Apr 2020 6:17 PM

Prasar Bharati to stay autonomous

The Parliament of India passed the Prasar Bharati Act to grant the public broadcasting agency autonomy in 1990.

05 Jun 2019 3:24 AM


Prasar Bharati goes digital for complete poll coverage

Various digital platforms were used for providing most authentic and credible numbers in visually attractive and interesting ways.

24 May 2019 7:46 AM

11 more state DD channels brought on satellite footprint: PM Modi

This will go a long way in strengthening regional cultures and fulfilling people's aspirations," he said.

09 Mar 2019 5:51 PM

I&B plans move to ease telecast of sports events

The move comes after the I&B ministry received the opinion of the law and justice ministry regarding the issue.

17 Oct 2018 1:10 AM

Prasar Bharati Board gives nod to DD free dish policy

The Prasar Bharati Board gave its approval to finalise free dish policy for Doordarshan.

15 May 2018 1:21 AM

Prasar Bharati set to shed staff in DD and AIR?

The board meeting on Monday is also likely to reconsider I&B ministry’s direction to stop e-auction for channels available on DD Free Dish.

14 May 2018 1:16 AM


After debate over salaries, Prasar Bharti CEO defends Smriti Irani

The Wire had earlier claimed that the delay in release of funds was due to alleged standoff between the Prasar Bharati and the I&B ministry.

05 Mar 2018 9:02 AM

Prasar Bharati released Rs 208 cr for staff salaries from reserves, says CEO

'The Wire' had claimed that the delay in release of funds was due to alleged standoff between the Prasar Bharati and the I&B ministry.

05 Mar 2018 8:29 AM

Opposition will target govt over PNB scam, I&B row

The Congress is also expected to raise the issue of its leaders being targeted by the CBI or other enforcement agencies.

05 Mar 2018 1:03 AM

NFDC’s demand rejected by Prasar

Prasar Bharati runs Doordarshan and All-India Radio.

02 Mar 2018 2:43 AM

I&B refuses salary for DD, AIR staff after ministry's proposal denied

Prasar Bharati refused to yield to the ministry’s demand at its February 15 meeting, claiming the order was totally “illegal”, the source added.

02 Mar 2018 12:15 AM


Smriti Irani: Is content of DD and AIR worth Rs 2,500 cr?

The Board also deferred a proposal by the I&B ministry to appoint a serving IAS officer as member (personnel) of Prasar Bharati.

27 Feb 2018 1:12 AM

Prasar Bharati defers government’s appointment proposal

The Board also deferred the proposal by the information and broadcasting ministry to appoint a serving IAS officer as member of Prasar Bharati.

16 Feb 2018 7:54 AM

DD to shut analogue transmitters

In the second phase, the plan it to move another 44 cities to digital terrestrial transmission in a couple of years.

06 Dec 2017 6:27 AM

Veteran scribe takes charge as Prasar Bharati board chief

“Prasar Bharati welcomes Dr A Surya Prakash @mediasurya as he takes charge as the chairman,” Prasar Bharati said in a tweet.

05 Dec 2017 1:42 AM

Surya Prakash re-appointed Prasar Bharati chairman

It is understood that the issue has also been discussed at the topmost government level in the Prime Minister’s Office.

02 Dec 2017 7:20 AM