NDTV India which is been ordered by the Information of Broadcasting Ministry to stop the transmission for a day.
Now, in the further development the channel has moved to the higher authorities Supreme Court against the ban by calling it’s unconstitutional. One of the Top Director tweeted on Monday.
— Suparna Singh (@Suparna_Singh) November 7, 2016
According to the reports of the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) which included that the channel has submitted a writ petition with the Supreme Court, challenging “the validity of the order and the provisions of law pursuant to which the said order has purportedly been passed.”
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had ordered the National Hindi Channel NDTV India to go off air for 24 hours on November 9. After revealing the sensitive data of the Pathankot attack which took place in January this year.
If reports are to be believed then this is the first time when a channel is been forced to stop the telecast over national security concerns.
Also, NDTV has refused that the allegations which have been issued by the government, irrespectively Challenged the government over the one-day ban and pointed out that different channels and daily papers also reported a similar data.