Action taken against telecast of obscene films by Private TV channels, reveals RTI

We filed an RTI to know what action has been taken on violation of Programme and Advertisement code by private satellite TV Channels for telecasting obscene film in last three years.

Channel Name, Reason for Show Cause Notice, Action Taken

  1. All Channels
    To follow Rule6(1)(n) of Cable Television Network Rules,1994 to telecast films promos or trailer etc along with CBFC Certificate
    An advisory dated 06.01.2011 issued to all channels and IBF

  2. Sony TV
    Direction not to telecast hindi feature film "The Dirty Picture' during day time
    A letter dated 20.04.2012 issued to the channel and IBF directing it not to air the hindi feature film "The Dirty Picture' during day time

  3. Sony TV
    Direction not to telecast hindi feature film "The Dirty Picture' in view of Order of Allahabad High Court
    A letter dated 21.04.2012 issued to the channel and IBF directing it not to air the hindi feature film "The Dirty Picture' during day time

  4. Sony Pix
    Telecast of some English feature films, certain content of which appeared to offend good taste and decency
    Warning dated 16.05.2012 issued to the channel

  5. Enter 10
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Musafir', 'Plan' and 'Ashiq Banaya Apne' - "A" certified films
    Order issued on 08.01.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  6. Zing
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Hawas" - "A" certified film.
    Order Issued on 08.01.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  7. Manoranjan TV
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Topless" - "A" certified film.
    Order Issued on 08.01.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  8. SS TV
    Telecast of Trailer film "Friends with Benefits" which was not certified by CBFC for telecast on TV Channels
    Order Issued on 08.01.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for fifteen days

  9. Mahuaa TV
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Aulaad" and "Ek aur kurukshetra" - "A" certified films
    Order Issued on 25.04.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  10. AXN
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Darkness Falls" - "A" certified films
    Order Issued on 25.04.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  11. Movies Ok
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Dil Jale" - "A" certified films
    Order Issued on 01.05.2013 to prohibit the transmission of the channel for one day

  12. Zoom TV
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Teesri Aankh" the hidden camera contents if which lacks good taste and decency
    Order dated 01.10.2013 issued to take the channel off air for one day

  13. Manoranjan TV
    Telecast of Hindi feature film "Ek Chatur Naar" displaying A certificate film
    Order dated 01.10.2013 issued to take the channel off air for seven days

  14. Manoranjan TV
    Telecast of various films without showing CBFC certificates
    Warning dated 26.12.2013 issued to the channel

  15. WB
    Telecast "V/UA" certified film "Its a Boy Girl Thing" on 7.1.2013
    Order dated 16.01.2014 issued to channel prohibiting the transmission of the channel for one day

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