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From Thatcher to Diana, Indira Gandhi, and more: BBC's troubled history

More recently, in 2008, BBC came into controversy for fake footage of child labour in cloth workshop in Bengaluru

BBC apologises to Princess Diana aide over interview deceit

BS Web Team New Delhi
Earlier this week on Tuesday, the offices of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Delhi and Mumbai faced Income Tax Department surveys in relation to alleged tax evasion and irregularities in international tax payments and TDS transactions. 

Weeks before the I-T surveys, BBC was already in midst of a controversy for its documentary on the Gujarat riots. The documentary titled ‘India: The Modi Question’, traced the political rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showed his government's response to the Gujarat riots of 2022. 

The government of India took swift action on the two-part documentary and blocked it on social media

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 5:26 PM IST

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