Ghanshyam Singh, who is also Assistant Vice President of the Republic Media Network, was picked up from his residence around 7.40 am.

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said the step was taken to ensure that the Central agency is not misused for political purpose.

Sooryavansham was successful in making it to the top 5 among the films seen on the premium categories and this is despite the fact that the IPL has been a big hit on television these days.

Television ratings agency broadcast audience research council (BARC) said on Thursday it is pausing for three months audience estimates or rating of news channels.

BARC temporarily suspends news channels’ ratings following fake TRP scam

Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had claimed that three channels including Republic TV manipulated the TRP.

The police said that ads earned by channels using these spiked TRPs will be considered as proceeds of crime.

Mumbai: The BARC ratings are out and the Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) season nine that featured an episode of Super 30 founder Anand Kumar topped the Target Rating Points (TRP). The episode that was aired on September 2 on Sony Entertainment Television, received 6,798,000 impressions. A post from the handle, Bachchan World read, “Broadcast Audience …