Indian information channel NDTV can be taken off air for 24 hours as a penalty for its protection of an assault on an air pressure base.
The ministry of data and broadcasting mentioned NDTV Hindi revealed “strategically-sensitive particulars” whereas masking the attack on the Pathankot air pressure base in January.
NDTV denied the accusation, saying its protection was “significantly balanced”.
Seven Indian troopers and 6 militants have been killed within the assault.
India accused Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad of finishing up the assault.
The ministry mentioned the channel can be taken off air on 9 November for 24 hours for revealing data on ammunition and the areas of army planes.
That is believed to be the primary order in opposition to an Indian broadcaster over its protection of terrorist assaults.
NDTV mentioned it was taking a look at “all attainable choices” in response to the “extraordinary order”. The channel has additionally acquired help from the Editors Guild of India, an organisation of high editors which condemned the “unprecedented choice”.
The group demanded the order be rescinded
The information can also be trending on Twitter underneath the #NDTVBanned hashtag. Some customers have criticised the federal government for banning the channel.
However others supported the federal government’s ban.