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SC issues contempt notices against Kunal Kamra, Rachita Taneja

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to stand-up comic Kunal Kamra and cartoonist Rachita Taneja for their controversial tweets and illustrations against the apex court. Both have been granted six weeks to respond to the notice explaining why contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for “scandalising the judiciary”. Kunal Kamra’s controversial...

Republic TV CEO granted bail in TRP fraud case

A court in Mumbai on Wednesday granted bail to Republic Media Network’s CEO Vikas Khanchandani in the alleged TRP fraud case. He was granted bail by a metropolitan magistrate court on a cash surety of Rs 50,000. Notably, Republic TV has already denied any wrongdoing. Vikas Khanchandani was arrested by the Mumbai Police on December...

Kunal Kamra refuses to apologise for his tweets against SC in Arnab Goswami case

Controversial stand-up comic Kunal Kamra has clarified that he does not regret his tweets made after the Supreme Court granted interim bail to Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami. Kunal Kamra has said that he stands by what he had said and the Supreme Court, rather than allocating time to the contempt pleas against him, should...

Kunal Kamra may face contempt charges for tweets against SC in Arnab Goswami case

Controversial stand-up comic Kunal Kamra might face contempt charges for a series of tweets made by him criticising the Supreme Court for granting interim bail to Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami. Notably, attorney general KK Venugopal gave his consent to a law student and two lawyers who want to sue the comedian for criminal contempt....

Arnab Goswami dares Uddhav Thackeray, says ‘Game has just begun’

Moments after his release from the Taloja jail after the Supreme Court order, Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami launched a stinging attack on Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for getting him arrested in a “fake case”. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested from his Lower Parel residence on November 4 in connection with an abetment to...

Arnab Goswami gets bail from SC

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has been granted interim bail by the Supreme Court in an abetment to suicide case. Arnab Goswami had moved the apex court against the order of the Bombay High Court that denied him bail in the case. While granting interim bail to Arnab Goswami, a division bench of Justice DY...

Arnab Goswami moves SC after Bombay High Court rejects bail

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has moved the Supreme Court against the order of the Bombay High Court that denied him bail in an abetment to suicide case. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested by the Maharashtra police on November 4 from his Lower Parel residence and a magisterial court has sent him to 14 days...

Fresh trouble for Arnab Goswami

In a latest twist in the tale, the Mumbai Police on Wednesday registered a fresh FIR against Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami for allegedly assaulting a woman cop and resisting police officials who came to arrest him. Notably, Arnab Goswami was arrested on Wednesday morning in connection with an abetment to suicide case. In the...

Arnab Goswami arrested in abetment to suicide case

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has been arrested by the Raigad police on Wednesday. He was arrested in connection with an abetment to suicide case filed against him and two others in 2018. Notably, the police have reopened investigations in the case. A senior cop said that Goswami is being taken to Raigad where he...

SC asks Republic TV to approach Bombay HC in TRP fraud case

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Republic TV to approach the Bombay High Court in the TRP fraud case. The channel and its editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami had moved the Supreme Court against the summons issued by Mumbai police to officials of the channel in connection with the TRP fraud case. Arguments of Mumbai police The...

Mumbai police says 3 channels including Republic TV rigged TRP

The Mumbai police on Thursday said it is probing three television channels, including Republic TV, for allegedly inflating their viewership by bribing households in Mumbai. Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, in a press conference, revealed that two people have been arrested in this connection. Param Bir Singh said one of the arrested person is...

Arnab Goswami case: SC refuses to transfer probe to CBI

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to transfer a case against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami to the to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The case pertained to a news programme on the Palghar mob-lynching incident. Another petition filed by Goswami to quash the FIRs has also been dismissed. “There can be no quashing...