NDTV moves SC over one-day ban
New Delhi, Nov 7: NDTV media company on Monday moved the Supreme Court to challenge the government imposed one-day ban on its Hindi channel, NDTV India.
“NDTV challenges the one-day ban on Hindi channel in the Supreme Court,” NDTV said in a statement issued here.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday directed the news channel to go off air from the midnight of November 8 to midnight of November 9 for allegedly breaching cable TV norms in its coverage of the January 2 terror attack on the Pathankot Indian Air Force base.
Refuting the claims, NDTV said: “Other channels and newspapers reported the same information.”
The ban on NDTV India has been widely condemned by major opposition parties, the Editors Guild and other media groups.