The government has asked PTI to pay the amount by 7 August, failing which the agency will have to pay 10 percent interest on the total dues.
The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.
Prasar Bharati threatens to cancel PTI's subscription, accuses news agency of 'anti-national' reportage
Prasar Bharati is the largest subscriber of PTI, which is a not-for-profit privately-run news agency and has over 1,000 full-time employees
Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19
Had it not been for the proactiveness of the community radio stations across India, the crisis would have exploded even more for the Centre and the state governments, particularly in rural India.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pogo partners with Doordarshan to air animated show Chhota Bheem on DD National during lockdown
Doordarshan has brought back a number of classic shows for viewers during the coronavirus lockdown to entertain people and help them remain indoors
Coronavirus Outbreak: Prasar Bharati makes it mandatory for staff to download and use Aarogya Setu app
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on 14 April had encouraged people to use the Aarogya Setu app and promote it.
Coronavirus Outbreak: From Shah Rukh Khan's circus to Bigg Boss 13, TV shows that will have reruns during lockdown
Telecasting nostalgic hit shows is being seen as a tool of entertaining people who are feeling bored during the coronavirus lockdown
As Doordarshan turns 60, people share nostalgic posts about favourite shows, memories associated with public broadcaster
Doordarshan turned 60 on Sunday bringing back memories of a golden period when entertainment in the country revolved around serials such as Mahabharata, Fauji and Malgudi Days.
Prasar Bharati's translation of PM's Independence Day speech into Balochi may reflect Centre's assertive policy on region
In 2016, Narendra Modi had said in his Independence Day speech, 'In the last few days, people of Balochistan, Gilgit and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have thanked me.'
Google collaborates with Prasar Bharat to digitise AIR and Doordarshan archives; content to be hosted on Google Arts and Culture
Google would be digitising over 20 years of content from Doordarshan and AIR across 12 languages. This content will be hosted on Google Arts and Culture.
Independence Day parade, Narendra Modi's speech to be 'prominently' featured on Google Search on Thursday
The link to the Doordarshan's YouTube live feed for the 73rd Independence Day event, including Narendra Modi's address to the nation from Red Fort, will be made available on Google Search when users search for 'India Independence Day'.
Doordarshan India to be made available in Bangladesh, South Korea in bid to boost bilateral relations with both countries
In a bid to boost India's relations with its neighbours, the government has signed agreements with Bangladesh and South Korea, under which Doordarshan India will be available in those countries, while their state channels will be shown on DD Free Dish.
Delhi High Court seeks Prasar Bharati reply on plea regarding sharing of ICC Cricket World Cup audio feed
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought Prasar Bharati's response on a plea by a sports content distribution company alleging that it was resorting to arm-twisting tactics to buy its audio feed rights for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
All India Radio to shut down its national channel and regional training academies in 5 cities to cut costs
All India Radio's national channel, which was started in 1987, and regional training centres will be shut down to rationalise services, says Prasar Bharati.
The Centre constituted a search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.
Newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting (I&B) minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday stressed on media adopting self-regulation and asserted that the government has no plans to regulate news portals and media websites.
Moneeza Hashmi row: Indo-Pak relations further strained, as Faiz's daughter denied permission to speak
This incident involving Faiz Ahmed Faiz's daughter marks a new low in the general pettiness and tit-for-tat attitude that characterises Indo-Pakistan bilateral relations
IPL 2018: I&B ministry grants temporary permission for live uplinking of matches of upcoming edition
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has given its nod for temporary live uplinking of the IPL tournament's 11th edition, whose inaugural ceremony will be held on Friday.
Prasar Bharati staff salaries amounting to Rs 208 crore released from reserves, clarifies CEO SS Vempati
Prasar Bharati CEO SS Vempati clarified that Rs 208 crore released by the public broadcaster towards staff salaries on 28 February, 2018 were from its reserves.
Prasar Bharati funding row: I&B ministry says national broadcaster not abiding by rules, rejects reports suggesting arm-twisting
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Friday said that funds were being withheld from Prasar Bharati because the public broadcaster was not abiding by the rules, rejecting reports which suggested that the Centre was withholding funds to Prasar Bharati for the latter's alleged defiance to some of the ministry directives