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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.

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

09 Mar 2020

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.

Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban

25 Feb 2020

Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should not have asked airlines to put comedian Kunal Kamra on a no-fly list, the Delhi High Court observed on Tuesday while hearing a petition filed by him.

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

01 Feb 2020

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has sent a legal notice to IndiGo airlines after the budget flier suspended him for six months.

After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra

29 Jan 2020

After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra

Since heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight on Tuesday, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has been banned by three airlines.

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

07 Jan 2020

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.

Why did ICC leave out BCCI in new working group?

23 Oct 2019

Why did ICC leave out BCCI in new working group?

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has formed a new working group.

Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis

06 Jul 2019

Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis

In May last year, JD(S) and Congress forged a post-poll alliance to form government in Karnataka and crowned HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister.

When Arnab Goswami called Sunny Deol Sunny Leone on TV

23 May 2019

When Arnab Goswami called Sunny Deol Sunny Leone on TV

Counting of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is underway, and everyone is either glued to their TVs, laptops or smartphones in excitement.

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

11 May 2019

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

Just a day before Delhi goes to polls, a new controversy has erupted which could ruin Aam Aadmi Party's chances in Lok Sabha.

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

29 Mar 2019

Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview

After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.

Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

12 Feb 2019

Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

On Monday, a Delhi court ordered registration of FIR against Arnab Goswami, the editor-in-chief of Republic TV on the complaint of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. And, Goswami's critics collectively rejoiced.

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

29 Jan 2019

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

In a big move, the NDA led Centre moved Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking permission to hand over 'surplus' land in Ayodhya, which isn't disputed to its owner. The rightful owner of land is a trust named Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.

Here's how to get free Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, SonyLiv

22 Jan 2019

Here's how to get free Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, SonyLiv

If you like streaming content on Netflix or want free deliveries from Amazon or enjoy live sports on Hotstar, I am guessing you've already exhausted the free trials of these popular services.

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

16 Jan 2019

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

After a couple of days of political sparring over Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award, marketing guru Philip Kotler himself took to Twitter to clarify that he had selected PM Modi for the award.

Case filed against Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

03 Jan 2019

Case filed against Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Anupam Kher's upcoming movie The Accidental Prime Minister has landed in a soup after a case was filed against it in a Bihar court on Wednesday.

Tanushree files Rs. 10 crore defamation suit against Rakhi Sawant

22 Oct 2018

Tanushree files Rs. 10 crore defamation suit against Rakhi Sawant

Tanushree Dutta is arguably a force to reckon with, these days. She created a havoc in the industry after she accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, and is the sole force behind India's #MeToo movement.

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

17 Oct 2018

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

Following the controversial Supreme Court verdict, the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple opened its gates to devotees on Wednesday at 5pm.

Post allegations, 'shocked' Alok Nath advised bed rest by doctors

10 Oct 2018

Post allegations, 'shocked' Alok Nath advised bed rest by doctors

Alok Nath's name being tagged in Bollywood's #MeToo movement has shocked everyone.

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

26 Jul 2018

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

A blast ripped through the area outside the US embassy in Beijing this morning. The Indian embassy is located nearby.

FIR registered against Arnab Goswami for abetting suicide

06 May 2018

FIR registered against Arnab Goswami for abetting suicide

An FIR has been registered by Alibaug police against Republic TV's editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and two others, for abetting suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik.

4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

31 Aug 2017

4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

The CBI has taken over an investigation into fraudulent land deals in Bikaner, from the Rajasthan government, and re-registered 18 FIRs including four against Sky Light Hospitality, a firm allegedly linked with Robert Vadra.