Topic: Air India Radio
At-home audiences increased by 22 per cent in lockdown as stations emerged as a source of local news & feel-good stories.
The service fell silent last month with its last transmission on 31 January. The BBC management now plans to boost its digital and TV presence.
Modi govt went to YouTube with the A-SAT speech and AIR & Doordarshan only borrowed the feed, apparently circumventing the model code.
Norms say DD and All India Radio are mandated to cover live only government events, not those of political parties.
Former and serving officers say public broadcast entity was never free of government control.
A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.