Friday, 24 March, 2023
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Topic: TV News

TV news is in love with AAP, it’s finding fault in their stars—from Kejriwal to Sisodia

Is the extensive TV news coverage it receives building up AAP or putting it down?

Women empowerment, farming — now, news channels must show 30-min ‘public interest’ content daily

The Union Cabinet approved the amended policy guidelines for satellite TV news channels Wednesday. This is the first time that changes have been made to the rules since 2011.

TV channels said they are ‘Enemy No 1’ of PFI. Showed offices, flag, funding, even Osama

Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami was vehement: 'This is a battle for the real Indian identity, and therefore, ladies and gentlemen, the PFI must be destroyed.'

For TV news, Gyanvapi court hearing is already a ‘victory of Hindus’

TV news focused on petitioners in Gyanvapi case and they responded with glee and bhajans. One said the verdict 'will be in favour of Hindus. Another said 'Modi Sahib zindabad’.

Liquor-gate, Sharab Raj, Operation Lootus—TV news has all the fun in the current raid raj

The cat-and-mouse game between the BJP and its opponents leaves both sides looking silly. Only TV news keeps right on smiling.

TV news spent 15 August with jawans on LOC. And then ignored ITBP soldiers’ tragic deaths

The attack on the Kashmiri Pandit brothers got the most melodramatic coverage, with communal overtones. The death of the Dalit boy took on political hues.

More cricket, no chess — India’s sports channels are hurting national pride

If golf can be telecast, why not chess? 187 countries are competing at the Chess Olympiad in Chennai, but cameras are elsewhere.

TV news must take a break from its anchors-in-chief and follow Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss model

Having no anchors has many advantages: TV channels would be forced to concentrate more on news than views, and allow reporters more screen time.

‘Action begins’, ‘bulldozers roll’ – TV news treated razing of a family home like a film shoot

Several news channels supported and even justified the bulldozer demolition in Prayagraj as a legitimate punishment even before a trial.

Nupur Sharma coverage tells why TV news can follow CNN’s example—less hype, more nuance

The Nupur Sharma episode isn’t one bit surprising. TV thrives on the clash of opposites–haven’t you seen anchors seated quietly while panelists insult each other?

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.