Republic TV Chief Executive Officer Vikas Khanchandani was arrested by Mumbai Police on Sunday in connection with the alleged television ratings manipulation case. He is the 13th person to be arrested in the case.
After the Mumbai Police last month claimed that they had unearthed a TRP scam, the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting yesterday decided to set up a four-member committee to study the different aspects of the Television Rating Points (TRP) system.
The Supreme Court bench led by Justice D Y Chandrachud allowed Republic TV's CFO Shiva Sundaram's to withdraw his plea against the summons issued by Mumbai Police to the news channel in connection with the alleged Television Rating Point (TRP) scam.
Many things have changed since January 26, 1950, when our Founding Fathers gifted us this Republic. While we have established our government and fundamental laws, we need to examine whether the separation of powers between the Executive, Judiciary and Legislature operates as it should.
Considering the medical report dated July 15, 2021 placed before the Court by Subham Tripathi, Counsel for King Georges Medical University, we allow termination of pregnancy of the victim, which shall be done at an authorised medical hospital within a period of one week," said the Court.