Tag Archives: MHA

Positiv TV’s future uncertain as MHA denies security clearance

The Ministry of Home Affairs has denied security clearance to two satellite TV channels owned by former Union minister Matang Sinh. Matang is currently on the board of Positiv TV Pvt Ltd., as well as in Positiv Radio Pvt Ltd. PositivTV had recently applied for renewal of licences for its two channels; Focus NE and [...]

Existing broadcasters can launch new channels without security clearance

The Ministry of Home Affairs has clarified that existing broadcasters need not apply for security clearance before launching new channels. Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) had recently written to MHA, seeking clarification on security clearances. In its reply, MHA has sad that existing broadcasters need not apply for security certificate, provided their security approval is within [...]

Sun TV Network urges Home Minister to reconsider security nod

Sun TV Network Limited (Sun TV) has urged the Home Minister to reconsider its decision on the security certificate issue. Kalanithi Maran owned Sun TV Network Limited was recently denied security nod by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).  MHA’s decision could lead to cancellation of broadcasting licences, forcing the network to take all of its [...]