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Vibhore Tata

Vibhore Tata

Asked on 12 April, 2019

Who runs NaMo TV?

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NaMo TV was run by BJP. Earlier, BJP denied links with the channel but later Amit Malviya said the channel was an extension of NaMo app.

Cheshta Powar

Cheshta Powar

Asked on 12 April, 2019

How was NaMo TV violating rules?

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NaMo TV appeared on televisions when the Model Code of Conduct was in place. It aired pro-BJP content and opposition parties complained about it.

Angel Tambe

Angel Tambe

Asked on 12 April, 2019

Why can't parties run channels during elections?

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In 2004, the EC had passed an order that political parties will need the approval of MCMC before airing content on TVs. This is to ensure elections remain fair.

Diya Jindal

Diya Jindal

Asked on 12 April, 2019

What has NaMo TV been ordered to do?

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EC has asked NaMo TV to remove all political content and seek permission of MCMC before airing any such material.

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