Thursday, 26 May, 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

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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