Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

Television Rating Points (TRP)

Krushna Abhishek ‘Distressed’ With Ongoing Family Feud; Wants ‘Govinda Mamu And Sunita Mami To Forgive Him’

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

TV actor Krushna Abhishek feels that Govinda and Sunita Ahuja are angry with him because they love the actor “the most”.

What To Mourn More: Sushant’s Death or Media’s Depravity?

Jun 13, 2021 Ruben Banerjee

Rhea Chakraborty became the victim of a media trial soon after Sushant’s death last year. The lack of options for reining in a reckless media is the reason why she won’t be the last.

Give 3-Day Notice To Arnab Goswami In Case Of His Arrest: Bombay HC To Police

The bench noted the police had been investigating the case for three months now and was yet to name Arnab Goswami as an accused in the case.

TRP Scam: ED Attaches Rs 32 Crore Assets of TV Channels In Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Indore

Mar 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The agency had filed a money laundering case against the channels after studying a Mumbai Police FIR for alleged manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRPs).

Bombay HC Questions Mumbai Police’s Press Conference On TRP Scam

During a press conference, last year, the Mumbai Police had alleged that Republic TV had inflated its viewership by bribing those who had installed TRP meters in their homes

02 March, 2021

Bombay HC Grants Bail To Partho Dasgupta In TRP Scam Case

Outlook Web Bureau

A single-judge bench of Justice Prakash D Naik granted Dasgupta bail on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh and solvent sureties.

02 February, 2021

Former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta Mastermind Of TRP Scam: Mumbai Sessions Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Partho Dasgupta is accused of conniving with ARG Outlier Media, the company that runs all Republic TV channels, and with Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami to manipulate TRPs.

28 January, 2021

A Wake-Up Call For A Slumbering Democracy

Dr Ajoy Kumar

TV anchor Arnab Goswami's recently released WhatsApp chats reveal that there is little holy about the kind of “news” peddled by Republic TV.

26 January, 2021

Want To Revive Media Credibility? Try Some Transparency

Suman K Jha

Unless the media is fair, it cannot play its rightful role in a democracy. Being free is not enough; being fair is equally important.

25 January, 2021

BARC Former CEO Partho Dasgupta's Condition Stable: Mumbai Police Tell HC

Outlook Web Bureau

The HC was hearing a bail plea filed by Dasgupta.

25 January, 2021

'Arnab Goswami Paid BARC Ex-CEO Rs 40 Lakh To Manipulate Ratings'

Outlook Web Bureau

Partho Dasgupta has claimed this in a handwritten statement to the Mumbai police, according to the supplementary chargesheet filed in the TRP scam case.

24 January, 2021

Arnabgate: Republic TV Hits Out At Congress; Accuses Times Now Of Manipulating TRPs

Outlook Web Bureau

In the statement, the Republic Media Network said there has been collusion of corporate and political interests to target its Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami

19 January, 2021

Secret Information To Journalist A 'Criminal Act': Rahul Gandhi On Arnab Goswami's Chats

Outlook Web Bureau

There is nothing patriotic about taking political advantage over the strikes, the Congress leader said at a press conference

18 January, 2021

TRP Tamasha: Mehbooba Mufti On Arnab Goswami's Chats About Pulwama Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

'Nation wants to know who will pay the price for this? Mehbooba asked in a tweet.

18 January, 2021

Chattisgarh CM Pushes For SC Probe Into Arnab Goswami's Leaked Chats

Outlook Web Bureau

'This is dangerous for the country's security. How come such highly confidential information was known to a journalist?' Baghel asked.

18 January, 2021

Arnabgate Reeks Of Rating Manipulation, Power Play: News Broadcasters' Association

Outlook Web Bureau

The rating fiasco by Republic TV has 'immensely damaged the reputation of the broadcast industry and therefore it should be kept out of BARC rating system till final court order'. a statement said.

18 January, 2021

NCP Demands Panel To Probe Purported Chats Between Arnab Goswami, Partho Dasgupta

Outlook Web Bureau

The question also arises how Arnab was privy to such sensitive information. The government should identify the source and immediately take action, says NCP

17 January, 2021

Arnab Goswami's Leaked WhatsApp Transcripts Prove Pulwama Was Indian Operation: Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan alleged that the BJP government launched the Balakot strike to manipulate public sentiment in order to win elections.

Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu