Citing to give primary importance to COVID-19, English news channel 'Times Now' has decided to pull down assembly election results coverage on May 2. Becoming the first national TV channel to do so, the channel as a ‘symbolic gesture’ will give utmost priority to COVID-related reports. Moreover, while 'Bharat Samachar' and ‘Mojo Story' have opted a similar move, Republic TV and India Today will continue to cover poll results.
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Lacking reliable evidence, the Delhi High Court used a video telecasted on NDTV's "Primetime with Ravish Kumar" to acquit three accused imprisoned over Delhi riots case. The accused were in custody since April 2020 over allegations of firing and stone-pelting on Hindu groups, besides killing Shahid. Although the prosecution cited video as a proof, the HC, realising the defendant's evidential non-recognition and inconsistency with Shahid's… read-more
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In a shocking revelation, Former NDTV journalist Nidhi Razdan has claimed that she was victimised for a job at Harvard. In a statement on Twitter, Nidhi said she became "the victim of a very serious phishing attack". She added that the attack was well "sophisticated and coordinated" and she had lost all her personal information to the scammers. Earlier in June 2020, Nidhi announced on her tweet that she had received an offer to join Harvard… read-more
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Stating that NDTV concealed sensitive financial data, SEBI has imposed a Rs 5-crore fine on the media company. The market regulator said that the decision was taken against a 2017 complaints, which had flagged some discrepancies in loan agreements between RRPR Holdings and VCPL that have impact on NDTV's business. However, NDTV on December 30 said that it would file an appeal against SEBI's decision.
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The Ministry of Health and Press Information Bureau (PIB) on December 9 clarified NDTV's report on rejection of Indian Covid-19 vaccine to be fake. The news channel aired on the television stating, "The vaccine developed by the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech has been rejected due to safety concerns". The report claimed, the information has come through sources. Several other mainstream news channels including News18 and India Today… read-more
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