Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicNamo TV

Topic: Namo TV

Govt’s new DTH rules silent on which NaMo TV-like entities can be run on platform channels

New policy states such channels will be capped, and DTH players will have to pay registration fee. It doesn’t provide more details, but ministry says these channels can't be rented.

Modi govt’s I&B to-do list — regulating platforms like NaMo TV, Netflix & online news

The I&B ministry has drawn up a plan, under which the new Modi govt will bring in fresh regulation and amend old Acts.

Modi, Modi and more Modi: A day in the life of NaMo TV

ThePrint spent 24 hours watching NaMo TV and found the channel does little else but showcase Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP.

BJP wants to air 2 movies on NaMo TV, seeks permission from Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer

The Delhi poll body has written to the Election Commission to ascertain whether the BJP can air Padman and Toilet-Ek Prem Katha on NaMo TV.

NaMo TV can air PM Modi’s live speeches in silence period if it doesn’t violate terms: EC

The Election Commission said NaMo TV, which sponsored by BJP, can air speeches if there’s no reference to poll-bound areas or candidates.

War of words breaks out between former civil servants over Modi biopic & EC credibility

A second group of ex-civil servants has written to President Ram Nath Kovind to ‘counter’ the first group’s allegation last week that the EC was ‘weak-kneed’.

NaMo TV cannot air election material during silence period as per poll law: Election Commission

The poll body has asked Delhi's chief electoral officer to ensure that its directions are followed by NaMo TV in each of the remaining 6 phases of the ongoing elections.

NaMo TV not a television channel, doesn’t need licence, ex-civil servants tell President

The letter comes in response to an 8 April letter written by another group of former civil servants, expressing concern over the credibility of the Election Commission.

Don’t air any content on NaMo TV without certification: Election Commission tells BJP

The Delhi poll body said that two officials have been deployed to watch NaMo TV and monitor its content.

This 2004 SC order is behind Election Commission decision to bar NaMo TV

The Supreme Court order, delivered on 13 April, came just a week before the 2004 general election season kicked in.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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