Saif Ahmad Khan

How Panchkula violence coverage became a talking point between Smriti Irani and IBF

The meeting presided over by Irani on August 25 was also attended by IBF President Punit Goenka and Secretary General Girish Srivastava

Delhi HC stays QoS regulations till Madras HC pronounces judgement in tariff order case

The tariff order and interconnect regulations devised by TRAI will stay on hold.

TDSAT refuses injunction on Dish TV’s plea seeking restrain on the launch of Star Bharat

Besides Dish TV, Videocon d2h which is being merged with the former simultaneously moved to court against Star India.

SC bars Prasar Bharati from airing borrowed feed through private DTH and cable operators

Prasar Bharati can only carry the shared feed of sporting events on terrestrial network or DD Free Dish

Spotlight: How TRAI's tariff order could change the broadcast game in India

If the tariff order manages to pass the litmus test before the law, it would drastically alter the manner in which channels are offered by broadcaster...

Kunal Pradhan named HT Delhi Editor; key editorial elevations made

HT Media also elevated senior journalists Sonal Kalra, Krittivas Mukherjee and Anup Gupta

ABC AGM on Sept. 14 to approve audited statement, appoint council of management members

The members of the ABC include publishers, advertisers, advertising agencies and government bodies

Ashu Phakey elevated to COO, HT English Print Business

Phakey was previously HT Delhi’s Business Head Phakey was previously HT Delhi’s Business Head

HT Media appoints Sarabjit Singh Khurana as Chief Revenue Officer - English

Khurana was previously Hotstar’s Revenue Head. In his earlier association with HT Media, he was spearheading the circulation revenue department

TRAI, Star India bicker before Madras HC regarding serving of written submissions

While the bench has directed Star India to serve its submissions by 5 p.m. today, TRAI will do the same tomorrow

Payments worth Rs 57 crore to broadcasters pending with DAVP

The Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity manages the advertisement campaigns and publicity initiatives of central government ministries and d...

Changes atop MIB & DAVP may help resolve ad rate dispute with broadcasters

While Smriti Irani has replaced Venkaiah Naidu as Minister for Information & Broadcasting, K Ganesan has made way for Esther Kar to become the Directo...

Star India strikes back at TRAI before Madras HC, claims regulator cannot price pay channels

The rejoinders will continue tomorrow with Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi appearing on behalf of Vijay TV

New team to take over BEA, widening of membership base to follow

The election of new office bearers of the Broadcast Editors Association will be completed on August 14

Backing TRAI, interveners claim pricing power rests with regulator

Besides the Indian Broadcasting Foundation,the All India Digital Cable Federation and Videocon d2h are interveners in the tariff order dispute being h...

India to get fourth I&B minister in third year of Modi government

Previously, Prakash Javadekar and Arun Jaitley served at the helm of the incumbent government’s Union I&B Ministry

Magazine publishers gear up for "long-drawn" struggle to revoke 12% GST on LWC paper

A meeting between the Association of Indian Magazines and the Union Revenue Secretary could take place later this week

AIM urges Revenue Secretary to reconsider 12% GST on LWC paper

At the least, Association of Indian Magazines expects the GST rate to be brought down to 5%

TRAI concludes arguments, Videocon & AIDCF to intervene on Monday

Advocates P Wilson and Saket Singh argued on behalf of the regulator before the Madras High Court

Dismissal of wage board contempt petition leaves journalist union dejected

Though the recommendations were upheld by the Supreme Court, the newspaper groups were not convicted of contempt of court

TRAI to soon complete arguments in favour of tariff order before Madras HC

Following the submissions of the regulator, Videocon D2H and All India Digital Cable Federation will intervene

Legal battle around TRAI regulations reflect division among DTH platforms and broadcasters

Petitions challenging the constitutionality of the tariff order and interconnect regulations are presently pending before the Madras and Delhi High Co...