Republic TV And NBA

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NBA Demands Immediate Suspension Of Republic TV's IBF Membership

Amidst Republic TV’s TRP and ‘Chatgate’ crisis, the News Broadcasters Association on January 18 demanded the Indian Broadcasting Foundation to suspend Republic’s membership. Besides, the association demanded to exclude Republic TV from the BARC’s rating system until the TRP case is completed. Citing the Chatgate as a power play, the NBA has stated the BARC-Republic scandal has resulted in a financial loss to other broadcasters, to which BARC… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:16 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: BARC, Republic TV, Arnab Goswami, NBA

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Arnab Goswami and Partho Dasgupta

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NCP Seeks Joint Parliamentary Committee Probe Into Arnab 'Chatgate'

Nationalist Congress Party on January 18 demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee to investigate chats exchanged by Arnab Goswami and ex-Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) head, Partho Dasgupta. Blaming him for endangering national security over TRP gains, the NCP spokesperson Mahesh Tapase queried Arnab's privy to the Balakot Airstrikes. Tapase said he would meet Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and union minister Amit Shah… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:05 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: NCP, Arnab Goswami, Partho Dasgupta, BARC, Balakot, Amit Shah, Chat leak

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Arnab Goswami

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Arnab Goswami Fails To Appear Before Court; Hearing Shifted To Feb 6

Republic TV Chief Editor Arnab Goswami on January 7 did not appear before a court that was going to hear the abetment of suicide case filed against him. For this, his lawyer sought an exemption from the court in Maharashtra's Raigad district. Arnab, along with two others, is accused of abetting an interior designer to commit suicide. The accused will now have to attend the hearing in person or via video conference on February 6.

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 07:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Arnab Goswami, Republic TV, Maharashtra

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TRP Scam: Republic Chief Paid "Lakhs Of Rupees” To BARC

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TRP Scam: Police Reveals Republic Chief Arnab Bribed Ex-BARC CEO

The Mumbai Police said that Republic TV's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami had bribed “lakhs of rupees” to the ex-CEO of BARC Partho Dasgupta to increase the TRP of his channel. Reportedly, this was the first time Arnab's name has been surfaced officially in the scam. Police informed that Dasgupta had bought expensive goodies with the bribed amount. They added that the transactions were mostly through cash and once with US Dollars.

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 01:28 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Arnab Goswami, Republic TV, BARC, TRP Scam

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Republic Bharat

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UK Slaps Rs 20 Lakh Fine On Republic Bharat Over "Hate Speech"

Ofcom, the UK's broadcasting regulator, has fined Republic Bharat with Rs 20 lakh for spreading hatred towards Pakistanis. The regulator on December 22 imposed fine on Worldview Media Network Limited which holds the license for airing the channel in the UK. The regulator has accused the channel of violating Ofcom Broadcasting Code in its September 6, 2019 episode of 'Poochta Hai Bharat'. It has also asked the channel not to repeat … read-more

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 10:06 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Arnab Goswami, Republic Bharat, Republic TV, Fine, Ofcom, UK

SC Decides To Issue Notices To Kunal Kamra And Rachit Taneja

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Apex Sends Notice To Kunal, Rachita Over Alleged Defamation

Comedian Kunal Kamra and Cartoonist Rachita Taneja have received show-cause notices from the Supreme Court for allegedly defaming the apex judiciary. The issue arose when Kunal, in a series of tweets, had criticized the apex court, Chief Justice SA Bobde, and Justice Chandrachud for granting bail to Arnab Goswami and had alleged partiality. In addition to it, Cartoonist Rachita had called the apex court ‘Sanghi Court of India’.

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 12:29 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Supreme Court, Kunal Kamra, Arnab Goswami, Twitter, Rachita Taneja

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Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab GoswaminWithdraws His Bail Plea

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Arnab Withdraws Anticipatory Bail On Assaulting Woman Police Case

As a surprising move, Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has asked his counsel to withdraw an anticipatory bail plea sought by him vis-à-vis alleged assaulting of a woman police officer. Reportedly, a case had been registered against him at N M Joshi Marg police station for the alleged assault in November. Reportedly, Arnab has been charged under IPC section 353, IPC 504, and under the Damage to Public Property Act.

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 04:24 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Arnab Goswami, Mumbai Police, IPC section

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Republic TV CEO Booked By Mumbai Police In TRP Manipulation Case

In the TRP manipulation case, the Mumbai police have detained Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani on December 13. Reportedly, Vikas is the thirteenth official arrest under the TRP scam case. The TRP Scam gained attraction after the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) filed a complaint alleging certain channels have involved in generating fake TRP. However, Republic TV has denied the accusations and has termed the arrests as “malicious… read-more

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 11:22 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Republic TV, Arnab Goswami, TRP Manipulation, National news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Arna Goswami

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Supreme Court Releases Detailed Clarification On Arnab Goswami's Bail

Supreme Court Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee on November 27 gave a detailed clarification on granting bail to Arnab Goswami. Condemning Bombay HC for denying bail, the Apex opined that SC would not remain dormant when state misuses its power against a citizen. Moreover, the court stated that the Mumbai police failed to submit evidence against Arnab.… read-more

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 12:45 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Arnab Goswami, abetment of suicide, Supreme Court, 2018 Abetment Case

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Supreme Court orders Arnab Goswami's release

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Supreme Court Grants Bail to Arnab, Questions Bombay HC on Bail Rejection

For a three-year-old suicide abetment case, Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami was granted bail by the Supreme Court on November 11. The SC expressed unhappiness towards the Bombay High Court's bail rejection and noted that the lower court made a mistake. Justice DY Chandrachud said, "If a person commits suicide in Maharashtra & blames govt, will CM be arrested?" He further urged the proximity test to prove the allegation.

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 04:53 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Supreme Court, Arnab Goswami, abetment of suicide, Bombay High Court

Courtesy: The Indian Express