Pummeling Mumbai Police for leveling bogus charges on Republic TV, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said that they are carrying on like the political wing of Shiv Sena
Hammering the Mumbai Police for leveling bogus charges on Republic Media Network, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said that they are carrying on like the political wing of Shiv Sena and Congress. Giriraj Singh’s comment comes after Republic TV uncovered that the FIR recorded by Mumbai Police on October first, refers to India Today and not Republic TV, even as Mumbai Police Commissioner named Republic TV in his question and answer session and afterward continued to give bountiful special features to India Today itself.
Before Thursday, maintaining press opportunity, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Congress and its partners’ endeavors to focus on the media are unsuitable. BJP public president JP Nadda likewise completely pummeled Congress and partners for their attacks on Republic Media Network. He said that stomping on over media opportunity will never be endured by the individuals of India.
Essentially, Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that Mumbai Police accomplished work at a similar speed and commitment during the examination of Palghar, Sushant Singh Rajput, and Bollywood drugs mafia, as it did while “scheming” against a news channel.
Republic gets to FIR
While the Mumbai Police blamed the Republic Media Network for control in TRP, on getting to the FIR documented by the Mumbai Police, it was discovered that despite Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh’s claims naming Republic TV, the captured Relationship supervisor of the Hansa Research Group Private Limited – Vishal Bhandari has named India Today and different channels to supposedly ‘increment evaluations’.
Two representatives of Hansa-which is liable for introducing and keeping up the Bar-O-Meter of the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) – Dy General Manager Nitin Deokar and Relationship Manager Vishal have recorded their announcements with the Mumbai police. Bhandari has uncovered that India Today and different channels prompted him and offered cash to board homes, where Bar-O-Meter is introduced.
Besides, Deokar uncovered that an individual named Vinay asked Bhandari in November 2019 to move toward 5 homes and request that they watch India Today day by day for two hours. According to Bhandari’s own admission to the BARC Vigilance group, Vinay paid him Rs.5000 as commission for circulating Rs.1000 among 5 board homes. A review request by BARC affirmed that 5 families were in fact paid off to watch India Today day by day for least two hours from November 2019 to May 2020.
Essentially, the grumbling over which Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had before on Thursday held a public interview and continued to guarantee he would examine a TRP Scam had really named India Today, and not Republic TV.
Arnab issues proclamation
After it became visible that India Today has been referenced on different occasions in the FIR over which Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had endeavored to ensnare Republic TV, Republic Media Network’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami on Thursday requested the acquiescence of the Mumbai CP. Seeing that Singh had been completely uncovered, he focused on that Republic TV was not referenced in the FIR duplicate got to by the Network. Arnab noticed that India Today was the channel for which monetary pay was purportedly given to pick up viewership. He communicated alarm that the Mumbai Police Commissioner had shut the examination against India Today and rather, tended to a presser charging Republic TV.
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