"The show's were offensive against good taste or decency. It was intended to encourage or incite violence," the petition claimed.
Pandey, represented by advocate K C Mittal, also alleged that migrant gatherings at Bandra in Mumbai were given the tag of a conspiracy in another programme by the same media house.
The petition, filed through advocate Joby P Varghese, contended that the shows/programs on these incidents were in absolute violation of the rules of Programme Code prescribed under the Cable Television Regulations and also the Uplinking and Downlinking guidelines issued by the ministry.
It further contended that despite the alleged violations, no action taken by the ministry.
The ministry also did not take any action till date on the May 5 complaint by Pandey seeking cancellation of license of the media house, the petition claimed.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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