NDTV India may go off air on Nov 9 for revealing sensitive details

ndtv-indiaThe Indian I&B Ministry recommends Hindi news channel to be taken off air for a day

The union government directs NDTV Hindi to go off air between Nov 9 and Nov 10 fr 24 hrs for violating broadcasting code by showing Pathankot operations. NDTV India to be taken off air from Nov 9 (1PM) to Nov 10 (1PM) for wrongs in Pathankot coverage .

In Jan 2016, The Pathankot terror attack was a well-planned attack, the plot for which was hatched in Pakistan. About six Jaish-e-Mohammed militants had entered India from the Indo-Pak border near Gurdaspur on Dec 30 to execute the Pathankot terror attack.

While the channel allegedly revealed information on the ammunition stockpiled in the airbase, MIGs, fighter-planes, rocket launchers, mortars, helicopters, fuel tanks etc.which was likely to be used by the terrorists or their handlers to cause massive harm.

The channel in its reply said Most of the information they had put out was already in public domain in print, electronic and social media.