FTV

  • Govt bans FTV for 10 days, says it showed nudity March 11, 2010

    New Delhi: The government has banned fashion TV channel FTV for 10 days from March 12, accusing it of broadcasting images of “semi-nude women”. The ban will be effective from 7 pm, March 12, till 7 pm on March 21. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry alleged FTV showed “women with nude...
  • Dasmunsi speaks on FTV ban in India June 20, 2007

    The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Priyaranjan Dasmunsi, explains the reasons behind his decision to ban FTV and AXN in India in an exclusive interview to Karan Thapar on Devil’s Advocate. Karan Thapar: Minister, in the last four-months you have stopped the transmission of two channels on the grounds that...
  • I feel proud banning FTV: Dasmunsi June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi has defended his much-criticised decision to ban foreign fashion channel FTV recently. The channel was banned on charges of obscenity and “demeaning the dignity” of women. In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN’s Karan Thapar on Devil’s Advocate, Dasmunsi said Government's...
  • Fashion TV banned for 'hot' show June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: After TV channel AXN, which was temporarily banned, it is now the turn of Fashion TV to be gagged. FTV on Thursday became the second foreign channel to be banned by India in the last few months. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said the programmes telecast by the channel...