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11 Times TV Channels Were Temporarily Banned In India By The Government

NDTV India will shut down for a day on November 9, but it's hardly the first time your TV has seen such a blackout.

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Earlier this week, the Information & Broadcasting Ministry announced that NDTV India would be suspended for 24 hours on November 9, for a segment it aired in January.

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While covering the Pathankot attacks earlier this year, the channel violated industry guidelines by allegedly divulging “crucial information” that could have alerted the terrorists and compromised national security.

This is not the first time a TV channel has faced temporary suspension in India, though. Here are some other instances when the government decided to step in and enforce a blackout: