NDTV advised to apologise for Pathankot coverage

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


India’s popular news broadcaster, NDTV has been advised by the Supreme Court to apologise for its Pathankot coverage, in order for a blackout to be overturned.

The news item, which featured on 2nd January 2016 has caused uproar with the India media regulator, Information & Broadcasting ministry instructing NDTV India to go off air for a day on 9th November after it revealed “sensitive details” of the attack in its coverage.

Live Mint reports senior advocate Harish Salve said that the channel is ready to furnish a letter clarifying that it carries out responsible journalism. Another hearing will take place on 31st March.