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Issued notice by Supreme Court, Kunal Kamra refuses to apologize

29 Jan 2021

Issued notice by Supreme Court, Kunal Kamra refuses to apologize

Comedian Kunal Kamra, who was issued a notice over controversial tweets by the Supreme Court, has refused to tender an apology.

Arnab Goswami gave me $12,000, Rs. 40L: Former BARC CEO

25 Jan 2021

Arnab Goswami gave me $12,000, Rs. 40L: Former BARC CEO

Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami paid former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) CEO Partho Dasgupta $12,000 and Rs. 40 lakh over three years for favorable TRPs (Television Rating Points), according to a supplementary charge sheet filed in the TRP scam case.

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

25 Jan 2021

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

Upping his attack against the Centre over leaked WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami, Congress's former President Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who provided information about Balakot airstrikes to the journalist.

Republic, Times Now's reportage in SSR case 'contemptuous': Bombay HC

19 Jan 2021

Republic, Times Now's reportage in SSR case 'contemptuous': Bombay HC

In its 251-page-long verdict related to media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the Bombay High Court on Monday observed that news channels Republic TV and Times Now ran a vicious campaign, donning the hats of "the investigator, the prosecutor as well as the judge."

TRP scam: WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami, ex-BARC CEO leaked

15 Jan 2021

TRP scam: WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami, ex-BARC CEO leaked

The Mumbai Police, which is probing the alleged TRP (Television Rating Points) scam, has reportedly released alleged WhatsApp chats between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and ex-CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Partho Dasgupta.

TRP case: No coercive action against Arnab till January 29

15 Jan 2021

TRP case: No coercive action against Arnab till January 29

The Mumbai Police told the Bombay High Court on Friday that it will not take any coercive action till January 29 against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and other employees of ARG Outlier Media Pvt. Ltd. in the alleged fake TRP scam case.

TRP scam: Mumbai Police arrests Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani

13 Dec 2020

TRP scam: Mumbai Police arrests Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani

The Mumbai Police on Sunday arrested Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani in connection with a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).

Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

19 Nov 2020

Why is Zomato getting trolled after Swara Bhasker's tweet

Food delivery giant Zomato has landed into a controversy after actress Swara Bhasker asked the company to pull down its ads from Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic TV.

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

11 Nov 2020

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order of the Bombay High Court, which denied bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case.

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

10 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay HC denies interim bail

Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Bombay High Court, which denied him interim relief in a 2018 abetment to suicide case.

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

09 Nov 2020

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Republic TV and Times Now, asking them to respond to Bollywood producers' plea seeking to restrain the news channels from making allegedly irresponsible and derogatory remarks about the film industry.

Police allowed to question Arnab Goswami for 3 hours daily

09 Nov 2020

Police allowed to question Arnab Goswami for 3 hours daily

The Alibaug Sessions Court on Monday allowed the police to question Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for three hours every day at the Taloja Central Jail where he is currently locked up.

Approach lower court: Bombay HC denies bail to Arnab Goswami

09 Nov 2020

Approach lower court: Bombay HC denies bail to Arnab Goswami

Republic TV promoter Arnab Goswami will remain in jail as the Bombay High Court on Monday rejected his interim bail plea, asking him to approach a sessions court.

Arnab Goswami shifted to Taloja Jail; alleges threat to life

08 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami shifted to Taloja Jail; alleges threat to life

Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami was shifted to the Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai on Sunday morning. Goswami, 47, has been arrested in connection with a two-year-old abetment to suicide case.

Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

07 Nov 2020

Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.

Bombay HC reserves order on Arnab Goswami's interim bail plea

07 Nov 2020

Bombay HC reserves order on Arnab Goswami's interim bail plea

The Bombay High Court on Saturday reserved its order in the habeas corpus plea by Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami, challenging his arrest by the Mumbai Police in a 2018 abetment to suicide case and seeking interim bail.

Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow

05 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow

The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Republic TV's boss Arnab Goswami in the habeas corpus petition he filed, challenging his dramatic arrest and remand on Thursday.

Mumbai Police arrests Arnab Goswami in abetment to suicide case

04 Nov 2020

Mumbai Police arrests Arnab Goswami in abetment to suicide case

On Wednesday, Republic TV's head honcho, Arnab Goswami, was arrested by Mumbai Police in an abetment to suicide case, filed in 2018, the news channel reported.

Sapna Pabbi, Sushant's 'Drive' co-star, denies reports of going "missing"

23 Oct 2020

Sapna Pabbi, Sushant's 'Drive' co-star, denies reports of going "missing"

Actor-model Sapna Pabbi, who worked with late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in 2019 movie Drive, has reportedly been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with the Bollywood drugs probe.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

CBI takes over TRP scam probe over complaint in UP

20 Oct 2020

CBI takes over TRP scam probe over complaint in UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday took over the probe into the alleged manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points) by three news channels, including Republic TV.

'PM Narendra Modi' biopic producer threatened online, files complaint

16 Oct 2020

'PM Narendra Modi' biopic producer threatened online, files complaint

Amit B Wadhwani, a co-producer of the biopic PM Narendra Modi has filed a police complaint after receiving threats on social media, according to reports.

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.

Alleging slander, Sushant's friend seeks Rs. 200cr from Republic-TV, Goswami

15 Oct 2020

Alleging slander, Sushant's friend seeks Rs. 200cr from Republic-TV, Goswami

Film producer Sandip Ssingh served a defamation notice to Republic TV and its editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami, for maligning his name while covering the Sushant Singh Rajput death story and has claimed Rs. 200 crore as compensation.

Kangana slams Bollywood for filing lawsuit against media houses

13 Oct 2020

Kangana slams Bollywood for filing lawsuit against media houses

Kangana Ranaut has slammed Bollywood, after leading filmmakers and stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, and Karan Johar filed a lawsuit in the Delhi High Court against media houses for slandering the industry.

Top Bollywood filmmakers file case against Republic TV, Times Now

12 Oct 2020

Top Bollywood filmmakers file case against Republic TV, Times Now

More than 30 leading Bollywood filmmakers have filed a case in the Delhi High Court against two top news channels over their coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case investigation.

TRP scam: Republic TV CFO skips Mumbai Police summons

10 Oct 2020

TRP scam: Republic TV CFO skips Mumbai Police summons

Shiva Subramaniyam Sundaram, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Republic TV, has requested the Mumbai Police to reschedule the summons issued to him into a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

08 Oct 2020

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.

You're forced to consume drugs in Bollywood parties: Sushant's friend

25 Sep 2020

You're forced to consume drugs in Bollywood parties: Sushant's friend

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's friend, actor-producer Yuvraj S Singh has claimed that drug abuse and casting couch are considered normal in Bollywood.

Disha Salian's friend dismisses suicide theory: Details here

19 Sep 2020

Disha Salian's friend dismisses suicide theory: Details here

Late celebrity manager Disha Salian's friend, Amit Tuli, has said she did not have any suicidal tendencies and was "doing fine."

Rhea's brother was always intoxicated, claims SSR's farmhouse manager

18 Sep 2020

Rhea's brother was always intoxicated, claims SSR's farmhouse manager

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's farmhouse manager has claimed that his girlfriend, actor Rhea Chakraborty controlled the finances, and that the late actor was once furious about her expenses.

For vilifying Thackeray, Sena MP wants action against Arnab Goswami

19 Aug 2020

For vilifying Thackeray, Sena MP wants action against Arnab Goswami

Arvind Sawant, a parliamentarian from Shiv Sena, has written to Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, seeking action against journalist Arnab Goswami for dragging Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in his coverage of the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral

02 Aug 2020

Ankita Lokhande on why she did not attend Sushant's funeral

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former girlfriend, actor Ankita Lokhande, has opened up about why she did not attend his funeral.

Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend

01 Aug 2020

Sushant was scared after former manager's death, claims friend

In an important development in the Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the late actor's friend Smita has claimed that he had been doing fine until the death of his former manager, Disha Salian. However, he turned anxious and got scared for his own life, after that incident.

SSR case: Ankita opens up; Subramanian Swamy pens second letter

31 Jul 2020

SSR case: Ankita opens up; Subramanian Swamy pens second letter

In the ongoing investigation into Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely death, the focus has now firmly shifted from Bollywood bigwigs to his alleged girlfriend and plausible personal issues.

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

18 Jul 2020

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she would return her Padma Shri award if she fails to prove the claims that she has made about her former colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Bihar: 75 BJP leaders, HQ staff test positive for COVID-19

14 Jul 2020

Bihar: 75 BJP leaders, HQ staff test positive for COVID-19

In a shocking development, the headquarters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Bihar's Patna emerged as the latest COVID-19 hotspot after as many as 75 leaders and office staff members reportedly tested coronavirus positive.

Chinese hackers are planning attacks on Indian telecom, pharma companies

18 Jun 2020

Chinese hackers are planning attacks on Indian telecom, pharma companies

Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, hackers associated with the latter are gearing up to target critical Indian establishments.

Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

20 Mar 2020

Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.