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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…

The purpose of upgrading Government Medical Colleges (GMCs) was not achieved as all the Super Specialties had not been fully established. And the same fact proved costly for Jammu and Kashmir during the COVID year. When Ayushman Koul’s grandfather developed respiratory issues on November 27, 2020, his family immediately called a compounder from a nearby healthcare facility for a quick checkup. After his blood pressure and other parameters were examined, it was found the condition…

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday claimed to have arrested a person for posing himself as Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) official. In a statement, police spokesperson said that acting swiftly on a complaint received from a person belonging to village Dadsara Awantipora that one person stopped him while he was driving a car near Toll Plaza Awantipora and introduced himself as Anti Corruption Bureau Official. “The said person had searched the complainant’s car and…

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…

By announcing a plan to retrieve the lands instead of acting against influential bureaucrats who transferred the lands illegally, the J&K administration is making clear the essential purpose of the exercise. The Jammu and Kashmir administration, now run directly from Delhi, has declared it will retrieve all the lands given away under the Roshni Act in six months. It claims to be doing this to “comply” with the high court’s recent ruling declaring the Roshni…