The Mumbai Police chief also clarified why they are not investigating 'India Today'.
NBSA said Aaj Tak, Zee News and News 24 had violated guidelines on reportage and directed the channels to air an apology.
Police officials registered the FIR on the basis of a complaint by Mala Devi, a resident of the Domria village adopted by PM Modi, about the contents of the published report.
The media coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has been rightly criticised, but there’s a much larger problem here.
Dar Yasin and Mukhtar Khan are based in Srinagar, while Channi Anand is based in the neighbouring Jammu district.
India’s position in this year’s index is heavily affected by the situation in Kashmir, the report said.
Varadarajan tweeted on Monday that the lockdown would prevent him from appearing in Ayodhya as directed, and asked for a copy of the FIR.
Health reporters also pointed out that the briefing was rather too brief, less than 15 minutes.
The Congress and the CPI had come down hard on the government over the suspension of Media One and Asianet News.
The government has provided an internet connection at a media centre set up for journalists, but reporters say this is insufficient and it lacks privacy.