This comes after over a year of suspension of television news ratings following the controversy surrounding the alleged TRP (television rating points) scam which came to the fore in October 2020.
TV anchor Arnab Goswami's recently released WhatsApp chats reveal that there is little holy about the kind of “news” peddled by Republic TV.
Partho Dasgupta has claimed this in a handwritten statement to the Mumbai police, according to the supplementary chargesheet filed in the TRP scam case.
Police have alleged that Dasgupta, in connivance with another senior official from the BARC and ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd's owner Arnab Goswami, manipulated the TRPs of Republic TV and Republic Bharat
There is nothing patriotic about taking political advantage over the strikes, the Congress leader said at a press conference
'Nation wants to know who will pay the price for this? Mehbooba asked in a tweet.
'This is dangerous for the country's security. How come such highly confidential information was known to a journalist?' Baghel asked.
The rating fiasco by Republic TV has 'immensely damaged the reputation of the broadcast industry and therefore it should be kept out of BARC rating system till final court order'. a statement said.
Dasgupta, a diabetic, was rushed to the hospital from the Taloja Central Prison in Navi Mumbai in the early hours of Saturday
The material available on record shows the involvement of the accused in the alleged crime.
Mumbai police have alleged that Dasgupta misused his official position and manipulated the TRP of certain TV channels.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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