Advisory to TV channels to be cautious about content – MIB

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels asking them to be cautious about content that may encourage or incite violence or contains anything against the maintenance of law and order or which promote anti-national attitudes.

The advisory came in the wake of violence in some parts of northeast Delhi on Tuesday.

The advisory also called on private channels to be cautious of content that contains attack on religion or communities or visuals or words contemptuous of religious groups or which promote communal attitudes.

It also cautioned against content that may carry defamatory, deliberate, false and suggestive innuendos and half-truths.

The advisory asked channels to ensured that no content is telecast which is violative of the Program and Advertising Codes as prescribed in the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, 1995.  

All private satellite TV channels were requested to ensure strict compliance of the advisory. 

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