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 four-member committee will be headed by Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi S Vempati and the panel to submit its report to the I&B minister within two months
The court also directed police to submit investigation papers pertaining to the case in a sealed cover by 5 November, which is when it will hear the matter
The BARC statement came after Republic TV disclosed what it said was an email conversation between the agency's CEO Sunil Lulla and Republic Media Network CEO Vikas Khanchandan
The exercise would cover all Hindi, Regional, English News and Business News channels with immediate effect, the rating agency said in a statement
'Like any other citizen, go to Bombay High Court': SC directs Republic TV on next steps in fake TRP case
Senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for the media house, expressed apprehension about the ongoing probe saying 'of late, there is a tendency that commissioners are giving interviews'
The scam came to light when rating agency BARC filed a complaint through Hansa Research Group, alleging that certain television channels were rigging TRP numbers
CFO Shiva Subramaniyam Sundaram and another official Ghanshyam Singh chose to not appear before the probe team, saying the TV news channel has approached the Supreme Court in the matter
The police said that households were allegedly paid Rs 400 to Rs 500 per month to keep channels switched on the entire day
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TCS bags $2.25-bn deal from TV rating firm Nielsen; will provide IT, app development and BPO services
Under the TCS and Nielsen deal, terms of agreement have been extended for an additional five years so as to expire on 3 December, 2025
NDTV raids: Using journalists to bat for promoters defies media integrity, compromises channel's image
The NDTV has so far been seen to be in the media race for the “long haul”. But, by protesting too much and too early they are showing signs of being jittery and nervous.
Have Indian parents lost it? These multiple series on TV showing off little boys and girls in a song and dance orgy that borders on the gross is no way a search for talent.
"I actually I hear a lot and observe a lot, that's I have evolved as a person," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told CNN-News18 in an exclusive interview.
With almost no legal recourse and immediate relief from either the hounding or fabrication of news, everyone is a potential victim of the media's whims
While media houses are free to determine whom to invite to their panel discussions and debates, the result in this impatient age of social media and in these times of competitive “breaking news” and TRP rivalries, has been the defamation and vilification of Shashi Tharoor and several others associated with him.
TV ratings for the first-week viewership has been dropping consistently over the last three years.
The ICC World T20 2014 is in the spotlight for being the most-watched international T20 tournament on TV as well as digital domain in India.
The 30 days time would be given to the existing rating agency to comply with the guidelines.