Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicTV channels

Topic: TV channels

Stop airing ‘misleading’ Naaptol & Sensodyne ads, govt tells private TV channels

Nidhi Khare, head of Central Consumer Protection Authority, a statutory body that protects consumers’ rights, says both firms did not submit data to substantiate their claims.

‘Hitting okay, but no hugging’ — Pakistanis speak out against new PEMRA rules for TV

Many criticised PEMRA for allowing domestic violence scenes while asking TV channels to refrain from ‘hugging and caressing’ content in its recent notice.

To save TV channels and get quality content, India needs better regulator than TRAI

Design flaws in TRAI are directly responsible for the TV sector becoming litigious, and the regulator’s continued interference could mean the end of it.

Rihanna’s tweet took TV news back to ’70s. No foreign criticism of India allowed

Instead of showing the BJP boast about Budget 2021, TV channels chose to defend the ‘military zone’ at Delhi borders, and attack Rahul Gandhi and Rihanna.

From Smriti Irani to Ravi Shankar Prasad — Modi’s ‘TV’ cabinet fought Opposition well

News channels found the Opposition, middlemen, Khalistanis and other miscreants responsible for farmers’ protests.

Modi’s boat ride got the coverage, but on TV, kisan won the sympathy vote

When a Zee News reporter tried to explain a gathering how the new farm laws helped farmers, one of them interrupted — we are educated, don’t tell us what to say.

TV channels spent the week teaching viewers how to wear a mask and what ‘love-jihad’ is

Anchors on NDTV India, NDTV 24x7 and India Today, like Rajdeep Sardesai, were distinctly uncomfortable with the UP government’s move.

Delhi HC advisories to TV channels gratuitous. Need to make civil libel processes faster

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

TV channels went from being investigator, judge to ‘accused’, ‘victim’. And news returned

Could it be that Indian news channels realised that their SSR trials had no proof to back allegations? Or did the Modi govt send them an off-the-record message?

BARC suspends weekly publishing of ratings for news channels amid ‘fake TRP’ row

BARC will continue to release audience estimates for the overall news genre every week by state and language, but channel-wise audience estimates data will not be released.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.