The Data and Broadcasting ministry on Friday requested all non-public tv channels to stick to the content material norms and emphasised that no programme ought to criticise, malign or slander any particular person or sure teams.
The advisory comes within the wake of actor Rakul Preet Singh’s plea within the Delhi excessive courtroom, alleging that defamatory programmes have been being run towards her in reference to the medication probe associated to the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
In its advisory, the I&B ministry mentioned, on numerous events, it has issued advisories to TV channels to broadcast content material adhering to the Programme and Promoting Codes below the Cable Tv Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995.
Consideration is drawn to the provisions of the Programme Code as per which no programme ought to include something obscene, defamatory, deliberate, false and suggestive innuendos and half truths, the advisory mentioned.
As per the Code, no programme ought to criticise, malign or slander any particular person in particular person or sure teams, segments of social, public and ethical lifetime of the nation, the ministry mentioned.