Tag Archives: Sun TV Network

Sun TV Network case: PMO unlikely to over-rule MHA’s decision

Sun TV Network’s future looks bleak as the  Prime Ministers Office is not keen on intervening in the Ministry of Home Affairs decision to deny security clearance to the network. Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun TV Network, was recently denied security clearance by the MHA. Lack of security nod from MHA will force the Network switch-off all [...]

Sun TV Network’s fate remains uncertain

Fate of Sun TVs 33 channels remains uncertain as Ministry of Home Affairs refuses to bulge on the security clearance issue. In a latest development, the Dayanidhi Maran-owned company moved the Supreme Court on Thursday to challenge the Enforcement Directorate (ED) decision to attach property worth INR7.43 billion. The Madras High Court has already refused [...]

India’s former Solicitor General calls MHA’s decision on Sun TV ‘arbitrary”

Indias former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran has called Ministry of Home Affairs decision to deny Sun TV Network security clearance as “disproportionate and arbitrary. He added that the MHA stand on the issue also violates Article 19(1) a of the Constitution of India and that it stifles press freedom. Sun Television Network has been denied [...]

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 [...]

Sun TV profit raises by 15% y-o-y in Q3 FY15

Sun TV Networks net profit has increased by 15.25% year-on-year in the third quarter fiscal 2015 to INR2.14 billion from INR1.85 billion in the third quarter FY 2014. The company has recorded a revenue of INR5.52 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 as compared to INR5.08 billion during the same quarter last year, [...]