NEW DELHI: The TRP manipulation row has embroiled a number of events together with information broadcasters, analysis companies and police authorities. The row is getting murkier because it goes alongside.
Final week, the Bombay excessive courtroom stayed an order handed by BARC disciplinary committee and directed BARC India to not take any coercive motion in opposition to India Right this moment Group topic to a deposit of Rs 5 lakh with the courtroom. Now, after numerous sections of stories media purportedly misreported information within the case, India Right this moment has issued a clarification.
Referring to the plea it filed in opposition to the BARC order, TV Right this moment mentioned in a press release, “The petition filed challenges an order handed by the BARC disciplinary committee on the grounds that it was with out an applicable quorum and with out presenting proof, amongst different standards. The courtroom has stayed the order and directed that no coercive motion be taken topic to a deposit of 5 lakh with the court– and never with BARC– and with out prejudice to our rights.”
The media home identified the misinterpretation of the courtroom order by a number of information retailers that TV Right this moment should pay a tremendous of Rs 5 lakh to BARC. “It’s unlucky that sure sections of the media are misreporting the explanations for TV Right this moment approaching the Bombay excessive courtroom in opposition to BARC,” it mentioned.
The community additionally clarified that the Hansa report has nothing to do with the case filed by it in opposition to BARC. “Equally, any point out of TV Right this moment’s title within the Hansa report is one thing we’re fully unaware of. We aren’t aware of any such data, and neither has BARC knowledgeable us of the report.”
The TRP manipulation rip-off was unearthed by the Mumbai police on 8 October. Since then, a number of information broadcasters have been reeled into the controversy surrounding the matter. Costs and allegations have freely flown and a string of legislation fits and FIRs have been filed, with no finish seemingly in sight.