NDTV denies reports of Ajay Singh taking over the channel
New Delhi: Denying all the reports of SpiceJet's Chief Ajay Singh taking over majority holding in the NDTV, the news channel stated, "Not even a single sentence of these reports is true."
It is to be mentioned that the New Delhi Television Limited, which was founded by Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy in 1988, will soon change the roles of the top most people. According to the reports then channel had decided to reduce the share of the two to the minority with merely a per centage of 20 per cent while Singh will have 40 per cent shares.
The channel, however, has rubbished the reports and said that the formal statement on the issue could be released by Friday evening.
It is worth mentioning that Ajay Singh is said to be a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Past few months in NDTV:
The last few months could be quoted as eventful for the channel.
The CBI had conducted raids at the residences of the founders in June last which was called as the blatant attack on the freedom of the press by the channel.
The channel also faced one-day ban by the former Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu in November last year for its coverage of Pathankot attack.