Arnab Goswami


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NBA demands suspension of Republic TV’s IBF membership post WhatsApp chats leak

NEW DELHI: The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has demanded that Republic TV’s IBF membership be suspended in light of leaked transcripts of the channel’s MD & editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chats with former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta.

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Partho Dasgupta hospitalised after WhatsApp chat with Arnab Goswami leaked

NEW DELHI: Former BARC India CEO Partho Dasgupta has been admitted to JJ Hospital after his sugar level fell extremely low. He is in the ICU now. The development comes after the Mumbai police released over 500 pages of WhatsApp messages purportedly between Dasgupta and Republic TV editor-in-chief...

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Partho Dasgupta played ‘vital role’ in TRP scam, says Mumbai court

NEW DELHI: A Mumbai court has observed that former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta played a ‘vital role’ in the alleged Television Rating Points (TRP) manipulation scam. The observation was stated in a court order that was passed on 4 January while rejecting his bail plea. The copy of the order was made...

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Old controversy, new chaos: The TRP scam and all that jazz

The broadcasting industry had already been reeling under the impact of the Covid2019 pandemic when the Mumbai police came down on it, hard. On 8 October 2020, Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh addressed a press conference about its investigation into an alleged scam involving the...

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2020: The year of the government intervention

2020 was the year when the government – both the Centre and states – pushed back against the media. Strongly. Whether it was mainline television or print or digital or social media, authorities showed that they could deal a heavy hand against the fourth estate and digital platforms. Everyone would...

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