Sudarshan TV

Sudarshan TV row: SC takes note of Centre's affidavit, defers hearing by two weeks

The ministry stated that the telecast of the remaining episodes of the programme would be subject to the order of the apex court in the pending matter.

published on : 19th November 2020

Episodes of Sudarshan TV's 'Bindas Bol' breached programme code: I&B ministry to SC

It further said the ministry has examined the four episodes, including the 13 video clips mentioned in the show-cause notice issued on September 23 to the channel.

published on : 19th November 2020

HC says Sudarshan TV matter pending in SC, refrains from entertaining plea

Justice Navin Chawla also denied repeated requests of the petitioners' lawyer to adjourn the matter for eight weeks to await the decision of the apex court.

published on : 18th November 2020

Show cause notice issued to Sudarshan TV on recommendation of inter-ministerial group: Centre to SC

The apex court had also said that its interim order of September 15, 2020 (injuncting the telecast of remaining episodes of the programme) shall continue to remain in operation pending further orders.

published on : 6th October 2020

Families of Congress' Rajiv Tyagi, Pawan Khera move SC for intervention in Sudarshan TV case

The families have referred to the prime time TV shows of four prominent anchors in their intervention plea alleging that their programmes are mostly communal in nature and favour the ruling party.

published on : 24th September 2020

Issued show cause notice to Sudarshan TV for programme code violation, Centre tells SC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that Sudarshan TV has to give reply to the Show Cause notice by September 28, failing which an ex parte decision will be taken.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Sudarshan TV row: SC says doesn't want to curtail freedom of speech

Lawyer Vishnu Shankar Jain, appearing for Editor-in-Chief Suresh Chavhanke, said that his affidavit contained reference of the English channel and their programmes on Hindu terror.

published on : 21st September 2020

Sudarshan TV in SC seeks vacation of stay on telecast of episodes of 'Bindas Bol' programme

On September 18, SC had questioned Sudarshan TV over its 'Bindas Bol' programme and asked whether the media can be allowed to target whole set of communities.

published on : 20th September 2020

Hate show: Supreme Court says media can’t target one community

The channel’s response came on a question by Justice Chandrachud, who asked what the channel plans to do to assuage apprehensions of the court over the content that was seen as incendiary.

published on : 19th September 2020

Inadequacy of self-regulatory mechanism of electronic media comes under SC's scrutiny

A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud said that the NBA was categorical that Sudarshan TV is not its member so it cannot do anything.

published on : 18th September 2020

Plea against 'Bindas Bol': Can media be allowed to target whole set of communities, asks SC

In the affidavit, the channel has defended its programme saying it has used the term 'UPSC Jehad' based on information that 'Zakat Foundation' received funds from various 'terror-linked organisations'

published on : 18th September 2020

SC asks Zakat NGO to intervene in Sudarshan TV case as channel alleges terror-linked funding

It had on September 15, restrained the channel from telecasting the episodes of 'Bindas Bol' till further orders saying that "the intent" of the episodes 'prima facie' appeared to 'vilify' Muslims.

published on : 18th September 2020

Not against Muslims in bureaucracy: Sudarshan TV defends programme 'UPSC Jehad' in SC

The top court had restrained the channel on Tuesday from telecasting the episodes of 'Bindas Bol' for two days.

published on : 17th September 2020

SC to hear Friday plea against Sudarshan TV's ‘Bindas Bol' programme

The matter came up for hearing before a bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud which had on September 15 restrained the channel from telecasting episodes of the programme till further orders.

published on : 17th September 2020

SC says need to regulate electronic media; Centre bats for journalistic freedom

The apex court, making clear it is not suggesting "censorship on media", said there should be some kind of self-regulation in the media.

published on : 15th September 2020
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