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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Indian media conglomerate 'The Times Group' has sent a legal notice to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), demanding a compensation of Rs 450 crores. It accused the TV rating agency of manipulating viewership details of its English news channel. The group said that the agency "deliberately reduced" the ratings of Times Now in 2017 to benefit its rival Republic TV. Earlier, former BARC chief and Republic's Chief Editor Arnab Goswami… read-more
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