The applicant is permitted to execute provisional cash bail of Rs 2 lakh for a period of 6 weeks, said Justice PD Naik
Dasgupta' daughter, Pratyusha Dasgupta, took to Twitter to allege that he was tortured in prison, and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others to 'save his life'
This is the 14th arrest in the case. On Sunday, the Mumbai Police had arrested Republic Media Network's Chief Executive Officer Vikas Khanchandani in connection to the scam
The police began a probe into the alleged scam after ratings agency Broadcast Audience Research Council filed a complaint through Hansa Research Agency about rigging of TRP by some channels
Republic TV has stated that it will move the holiday court against the arrest
The sessions court also granted bail to Vishal Bhandari, a former employee of Hansa Research Agency, who had been arrested on 8 October
The arrest of Ghanshyam Singh, who is also assistant vice president of the Republic Media Network, takes the number of people held by the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) in the case to 12
Hindi TV news channel, News18 India took over Aaj Tak in all major HSM megacities of India, data from the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), a television rating agency has suggested.
The 30 days time would be given to the existing rating agency to comply with the guidelines.