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The I&B ministry has drawn up a plan, under which the new Modi govt will bring in fresh regulation and amend old Acts.
ThePrint spent 24 hours watching NaMo TV and found the channel does little else but showcase Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP.
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.
The Election Commission said NaMo TV, which sponsored by BJP, can air speeches if there’s no reference to poll-bound areas or candidates.
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’.
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.
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.
The Delhi poll body said that two officials have been deployed to watch NaMo TV and monitor its content.
The Supreme Court order, delivered on 13 April, came just a week before the 2004 general election season kicked in.
The Election Commission's directive comes after the Congress filed a complaint about NaMo TV disturbing the level playing field during Lok Sabha elections.