Published On: Mon, Nov 7th, 2016

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.

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