Used the term UPSC Jihad because Zakat Foundation received funding from terror-linked organisations, Sudarshan TV tells SC
Sudarshan TV Editor-in-Chief Suresh Chavhanke on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the controversial show 'UPSC Jihad' is called so because it has come to his knowledge through sources that the funding for Zakat Foundation is done through organisations linked to terror activities.
Sudarshan TV, in its defence, had submitted that it is an investigative story and is important to national security as there is a lot of foreign funding involved.
The Zakat Foundation has found itself in a raging controversy recently after allegations have been made that Muslims receive undue advantages in their efforts to gain recruitment into the civil services
In the first episode of 'UPSC Jihad' on Sudarshan News, Suresh Chavhanke said that questioning the civil services was his right.
Muslim mob gather outside Sudarshan News headquarters to protest after channel receives clearance for ‘UPSC Jihad’ program, allegedly pelt stones
Sudarshan News has claimed that their headquarters were attacked by a bunch of Muslims who attempted to forcibly enter its premises.
“Don’t start the tradition of pre-censorship”- Sudarshan News editor’s letter to I&B ministry after clarification was sought on “UPSC Jihad” show before telecast
Sudarshan News editor had told I&B ministry that there is precedence of asking clarification before telecast of a show
Read Sudarshan TV’s statement as Ministry of I and B allows the broadcast of channel’s programme on ‘UPSC jihad’
The Delhi High Court had earlier passed an order to stay the broadcast of the programme.
Hours before HC stayed broadcast of Sudarshan TV show about Muslims in civil services, SC had refused to impose a ban
SC refused to impose a pre-broadcast ban on Sudarshan TV from telecasting 'Bindas Bol' programme but the HC, listening to a separate petition, imposed a ban
Zakat Foundation, which helps Muslims get recruited into IAS, has links to Islamist Zakir Naik, opposes CAA, UCC and has a dangerous ideology
Given the rising influence of Zakat Foundation in IAS recruitment, there is genuine concern over its ideological inclinations.
Sudarshan News chief editor says they have not received Delhi HC order staying ‘UPSC Jihad’ program, will be aired as per schedule
Stay order on 'UPSC Jihad' by Sudarshan News was passed in absence of the channel, the channel says they have not got the order