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Mumbai: Amid the ongoing thorough inquiry into the TRP scam, the former CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India Partho Dasgupta has alleged in a handwritten statement to Mumbai Police that he received $12,000 from Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for two separate holidays and a total of Rs 40 lakh over three years, for manipulating ratings in favour of the news channel. A 3,600-page supplementary charge sheet, filed by Mumbai Police on January…

“Order will be made in 1 week. Curfew will be imposed two days ahead of order,” reads Goswami’s Whatsapp chat.  New Delhi: Amid the ongoing thorough inquiry into the TRP Scam, the Mumbai Police on Saturday submitted an eye-opening Whatsapp conversation which was exchanged between Republic TV Editor in chief Arnab Goswami, and the former CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Partha Dasgupta, minutely discussing Pulwama attack, which left over 40 CRPF personnel dead…

New Delhi: Mumbai police on Tuesday said that Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami paid senior officials at BARC, the TV ratings agency, “lakhs” of rupees so that they would fudge his channel’s rating. According to police, BARC’s former CEO Partho Dasgupta, arrested last week, is one among the people who were bribed by Goswami. On Monday, Mumbai police told a local court that he had, in alleged connivance with another ex-senior BARC official and Goswami,…

Mumbai: Republic TV’s CEO Vikash Khanchandani was arrested by the Mumbai crime branch on Sunday in connection with the TRP manipulation scam. Quoting a police official, a report by Times of India said that they arrested Khanchandani early Sunday morning from his residence. They will be producing him before the holiday court on Sunday afternoon. The report quoting police further said that Khanchandani, who is the 13th accused to be arrested in the case, is…

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…

New Delhi: Arnab Goswami of Republic TV was shifted from Alibaug to Taloja jail in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, police said. The move was taken after Arnab Goswami was allegedly being found using a mobile phone while in judicial custody at a school designated as COVID-19 centre for Alibaug prison, a police official said. The Raigad crime branch found Arnab Goswami was active on social media using somebody’s mobile phone, despite his mobile phone having been…

Mumbai: Maharashtra Police on Wednesday arrested Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in connection with the death of interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother Kumud Naik in Alibaug in 2018. Republic TV in its report claimed that Goswami was “assaulted and dragged” during the arrest. Goswami reportedly said that Mumbai Police also physically assaulted his mother-in-law and father-in-law, son and wife. Naik, a 53-year-old interior designer, and his mother Kumud Naik had died by suicide…