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Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said he has noted the suggestions put forward by the Digital News Publishers’ Association (DNPA) after holding a meeting with them in the backdrop of new digital media rules. The minister said he held an interaction through video-conference with the representatives of the DNPA, including from India Today, Dainik Bhaskar, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, Times of India, ABP, Eenadu, Dainik Jagran and Lokmat, in the…

New Delhi: Government of India in a new order has outlined a procedure for country’s digital media companies having more than 26% of foreign investment. Quoting the government order, a report by Hindustan Times, said that digital media groups which have foreign investment less than 26% should submit complete details about their shareholding pattern within one month. They will also have to provide details about the directors, promoters and shareholders. “Entities, which, at present, have…

Mumbai: Back in the familiar environs of the TV newsroom after a week in judicial custody, journalist Arnab Goswami on Wednesday hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for arresting him in a ‘fake’ case. “Uddhav Thackeray, listen to me. You lost. You have been defeated,” said Goswami (47), while being surrounded by visibly relieved colleagues from his Republic TV channel. Soon after his release from Taloja jail near Mumbai around 8.30 pm, Goswami…

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of Republic TV chief, Arnab Goswami and other co-accused on interim bail on a bond of Rs 50,000 each in an abetment to suicide case, Indian Express reported. SC said that the High Court was in error in rejecting the application for grant of interim bail to Mr. Goswami, adding that the HCs were not doing enough in matters where personal liberty is denied. “SC…

Mumbai: Republic TV’s distribution head Ghanshyam Singh was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the alleged TRP (Television Rating Point) rigging scam, a Mumbai crime branch official said. Singh, who is also Assistant Vice President of the Republic Media Network, was picked up from his residence around 7.40 am, the official said. The latest arrest has taken the number of people held by the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the crime branch in the case…