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'Aaj Tak' asked to apologize for manufacturing SSR's last words

17 Apr 2021

'Aaj Tak' asked to apologize for manufacturing SSR's last words

The News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) has rejected Aaj Tak's review petition and has asked the channel to air an apology for attributing false tweets to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

15 Oct 2020

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

17 Sep 2020

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court alleging a "media trial" over reports that she was named by arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty among those in Bollywood who consumed drugs.

I&B to form committee to regulate online media in India

06 Apr 2018

I&B to form committee to regulate online media in India

A day after the government cancelled a controversial 'fake news' circular, the I&B Ministry has decided to constitute a committee to frame guidelines for online media.

PIB director puts halt on RFID 'propaganda' with one tweet

04 Apr 2018

PIB director puts halt on RFID 'propaganda' with one tweet

The Principal Director General of PIB Frank Noronha has put an end to all speculations about journalists getting Radio Frequency Identification Cards (RFID), with one tweet.

Republic TV outperforms Times now in debut week

18 May 2017

Republic TV outperforms Times now in debut week

Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV out performed Times Now with 2.11 million impressions in its first week debut, 84.4% higher than that of Times Now.