20 May 2021
'BBC World-like' Doordarshan channel to share 'India's point of view'
As India is facing criticism over its COVID-19 response, the Narendra Modi government is looking to launch a new "BBC World-like" channel to provide "India's point of view."
06 Aug 2020
Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
16 May 2020
Facts about BR Chopra's 'Mahabharat' you never knew
Mahabharat is not just another TV serial. The brainchild of BR Chopra, which halted everything when it aired between 1988 and 1990, has stood the test of time.
10 May 2020
Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'
Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.
01 May 2020
With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record
Even 33 years after its original release, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is not only relevant, in fact, it is smashing viewership records around the world.
24 Apr 2020
After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD
After the blockbuster rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, Doordarshan is all set to re-telecast another classic mythological series from the director, Shri Krishna.
23 Apr 2020
Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'
While kind-hearted viewers in the good ol' 80s may have been quite forgiving, today's hawk-eyed Twitter-loving generation is plain brutal.
20 Apr 2020
'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies
As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.
20 Apr 2020
TV-shoots to resume from May 4? Producers could approach government
Indian television viewers don't have anything new to watch since shoots have been stalled due to coronavirus.
10 Apr 2020
'Hum Paanch' is returning, but Ashok Saraf had no clue
After the return of classic shows like Ramayan and Shaktimaan, another much-loved family show from the good ol' 90s Hum Paanch is coming back on the small screen.
03 Apr 2020
'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend
Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!
28 Mar 2020
Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here
National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.
27 Mar 2020
On public demand, 'Ramayan' to air on Doordarshan again
Ramanand Sagar's iconic television series, Ramayan, which kept all Indian families glued to their television sets every Sunday morning in the late 1980s, is coming back to the small screen.
26 Mar 2020
DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?
India is on a binge-watch mode.
27 Aug 2019
India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.
17 Aug 2019
DD News' award-winning founding anchor Neelum Sharma passes away
Neelum Sharma, an award-winning senior anchor and news presenter of Doordarshan News, passed away on Saturday after working for over 20 years with the news channel.
10 Feb 2019
Arunachal: Arun Prabha to be linked to Airtel, Dish TV-services
'Arun Prabha', the 24th Doordarshan satellite channel inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, yesterday, will be linked to Airtel and Dish TV platforms, a senior official said.
31 Oct 2018
Chhattisgarh: DD-cameraman records message for mother thinking it's his last
A video on social media shows Doordarshan camera/lighting assistant Mormukut Sharma recording a message for his mother after they were attacked in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday.
30 Oct 2018
Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack kills two cops and Doordarshan cameraman
On Tuesday, two policemen, along with a cameraman from national broadcaster Doordarshan was killed when Maoists attacked the channel's crew in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.
22 Aug 2018
Delhi's Doordarshan Bhawan hit by minor fire; no casualties reported
A fire broke out in an AC plant of Doordarshan Bhawan at Delhi's Mandi House.
18 Aug 2018
'Zabaan Sambhal Ke' is coming back, this time on ALTBalaji
One of the most popular sitcoms of 1990s 'Zabaan Sambhal Ke' is coming back on ALTBalaji, the streaming platform confirmed.
30 Jul 2018
#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of
Indian television shows were great in the 90s, and most of us grew up on some pretty fascinating content.
14 May 2018
Prasar Bharati-I&B tussle nears close? Former to discuss rightsizing, Free-Dish
After months of a standoff with the I&B Ministry, the Prasar Bharati (PB) board is expected to discuss key issues of contention at a board meeting today.
05 Apr 2018
IPL 2018: Key matches to be broadcast on Doordarshan
For the first time ever, select IPL matches including the opening and closing ceremonies, are set to be telecast on a one hour deferred live basis by Doordarshan, the national broadcaster.
06 Mar 2018
Doordarshan may soon have Kaun Banega Crorepati for Kashmir
The central government is mulling over creating a Kaun Banega Crorepati with Doordarshan exclusively for Kashmiris.
17 Oct 2017
How Doordarshan's revolutionary Free Dish helped private companies instead
In 2002, Doordarshan launched DD Direct, a direct-to-home (DTH) service run by Prasar Bharati, to compete with emerging competitors.
17 Aug 2017
Tripura: Doordarshan denies blocking CM's speech, claims it was aired
After a controversy erupted over Doordarshan refusing to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech, the broadcaster has "vehemently" denied the charges.
16 Aug 2017
War of words after Doordarshan rejects Tripura CM's speech
Yesterday, Doordarshan and All India Radio refused to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech.
10 Aug 2017
Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?
Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.
25 Jul 2017
Doordarshan invites public entries for new logo
Doordarshan is changing its decades-old logo to reflect the choices of the "children of liberalization".
23 Jul 2017
Mumbai: Former DD anchor dies after tree topples on her
In a shocking incident, a former Doordarshan anchor Kanchan Nath, succumbed to death after a coconut tree feel on her in Chembur on Thursday.