Police opposed the bail pleas of the accused journalists saying that "bail could be misused" by them.
Zee News on Monday demanded that Naveen Jindal and his close relatives be questioned in connection with the case.
Two senior journalists of Zee news channel were arrested here today on charges of trying to extort Rs 100 crore from Congress MP Naveen Jindal's group for not doing news reports on coal scam linking his firm.
Should the Press Council have punitive powers to bring the guilty to the book or is will the freedom of the press curbed by this move?
Jindal's sting set Twitter on fire with some journalists expressing their shock and disappointment, and others doubting the sting operation.