TRP scam

Mumbai cops name Republic TV’s honcho, five other channels in TRP scam

The Mumbai Police’s SIT  has invoked charges under Section 409, 420,465, 468, 406, 120B, 201, 204, 212 and 34 of the IPC against the 12 accused arrested so far.

published on : 25th November 2020

Mumbai Police file charge sheet in fake TRP scam

The charge sheet was submitted before a magistrate's court by the police's Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU), which is conducting a probe into the case, an official said.

published on : 24th November 2020

Media has no time for constructive stories': Prakash Javadekar criticises 'TRP-centric' journalism

Javadekar also asserted that the freedom of press has to be preserved at any cost in a democracy but media should remember that freedom comes with responsibility.

published on : 23rd November 2020

ED files money laundering case in fake TRP scam probed by Mumbai police

They said the central probe agency has filed the enforcement case information report (ECIR) that is equivalent to a police FIR.

published on : 20th November 2020

Senior Republic TV executive Ghanshyam Singh held in fake TRP scam

Singh, who is also Assistant Vice President of the Republic Media Network, was picked up from his residence around 7.40 am, the official said.

published on : 10th November 2020

TRP scam: Bombay HC quashes BARC's order on imposing fine on TV Today Network

The petitioner's counsel Veerendra Tulzapurkar argued that the BARC's Disciplinary Council did not have the appropriate quorum when the impugned order was passed.

published on : 7th November 2020

HC notice to CBI over Republic TV's plea seeking transfer of TRP scam probe

The application sought a stay to the probe being conducted by the Mumbai police into alleged rigging of Television Rating Points (TRP).

published on : 5th November 2020

Centre forms committee to review guidelines on television ratings

The four-member committee will be headed by Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi S Vempati.

published on : 4th November 2020

Another person held in TRP rigging scam

Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested one more person in the Television Rating Points manipulation scam, an official said.

published on : 28th October 2020

Pained at victimisation of Republic TV: Editors Guild hits out at Mumbai Police

In a statement, the Guild also called on the channel to behave responsibly and not compromise the safety of its journalists as well as hurt the collective credibility of media.

published on : 27th October 2020

Editors Guild slams FIRs against journalists, but condemns Republic TV's reporting

The guild also expressed its concern on Republic TV's 'high-strung conduct' while reporting the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

published on : 26th October 2020

TRP manipulation case: News Broadcasters Association urges government to withdraw CBI probe

In a statement, the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) expressed serious concern at 'the open-ended FIR registered by the Uttar Pradesh Police against the media for alleged TRP manipulation'.

published on : 25th October 2020

Fake TRP: Cops scrutinise financial transactions of five channels, records Republic TV CFO's statement 

The police will also slap sections related to forgery in the case, including IPC sections 408, 463, 465 and 468.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Fake TRP scam: Names of two more channels crop up during probe

Earlier three channels, including Republic TV, was found allegedly involved in the TRP racket.

published on : 22nd October 2020

TRP scam: CBI takes over probe into UP-origin complaint of alleged manipulation

The case, which was earlier registered at Hazratganj police station in Lucknow on a complaint of an advertising company promoter, was handed over to the CBI by the Uttar Pradesh Government,

published on : 20th October 2020
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