Indiavision

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Launched July 14, 2003 (2003-07-14)
Network

TV9 Network

[1]
Owned by Indiavision Satellite Communications Ltd
Slogan The 24 hours news channel
Country India
Language Malayalam
Broadcast area Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka, Middle East
Headquarters Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala India
Sister channel(s) TV9
TV9 Kannada
TV9 Gujarati
Website www.indiavisiontv.com[dead link]

Indiavision was a Malayalam language news channel based at Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala.[2][3]

History[edit]

Indiavision Satellite Communications Limited launched Indiavision under the chairmanship of M. K. Muneer on 14 July 2003. M. K. Muneer resigned from post of Indiavision Chairman in 2011, on being the minister.[4] Jamaludheen Farooquee is the resident director. Indiavision launched its second channel, YES Indiavision (Youth, Entertainment & Sports) on 14 February 2007. Due to certain internal problems the channel has stopped airing 31 March 2015.

The company was in the news twice in 2014 when its editorial team went on strike over non-payment of salaries. In latest developments, service tax raids were conducted at the channel's main office in Kochi and the resident director Jamaludeen Farooqi was arrested on 4 March 2015. According to reports, the channel hadn't paid service tax to the tune of almost Rs. 9 crore.[5]

In accordance with an order from Ernakulam judicial first magistrate court, on 11 March 2014, Kerala Police registered a case against Indiavision channel and some other media organizations, in response to a petition[6] accusing of insulting religious sentiments. Indiavision was booked under Sections 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony), 153 B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration), 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 298 (uttering words, etc., with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.[7]

Programming[edit]

  • News
  • Politrics
  • Varanthyam (presented by Advocate A. Jayashankar)
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Box Office
  • Gallery
  • Raag Rang
  • Special Correspondent
  • World This Week
  • Debate the Week
  • Colour Pencil
  • Yugatharam
  • Crime Patrol
  • Mukhamukham - Face to Face

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Associated Broadcasting Company P.ltd". Tv9.net. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "Associated Broadcasting Company P.ltd". Tv9.net. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "Kerala's 5th TV channel to be launched on July 14 | Thiruvananthapuram News - Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2003-07-13. Retrieved 2018-06-11. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "End of road for Malayalam's first news channel Indiavision?". The News Minute. 5 March 2015. Archived from the original on 11 August 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Book on Amma: Petition against media organizations, others". The Hindu. 5 March 2014. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Amritanandamayi mutt row: Gail Tredwell, five news organisations booked". India Today. 12 March 2014. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 

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