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Saturday, August 13, 2022



9 TV channels taken off air between 2017 and 2022 for code violation: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

August 02, 2022 7:57 pm

"The Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) has informed that between 2017 and 2022, it has refused certification to 11 songs," the minister said in response to a question from Congress MP Manish Tewari, a former minister of information and broadcasting.

Govt asks BARC to release TRP for news channels under new structure

January 13, 2022 3:55 am

BARC stopped publishing the TRP for news channels in October 2020 after allegations of rigging by some news channels emerged.

IIM-Ahmedabad to offer customised management programme for officials of DAE organisations

August 31, 2021 5:38 pm

The programme will provide participants with an understanding of the latest business practices, management techniques and tools that will allow them to enhance efficiency and contribute to their respective organisations.

BARC appoints new interim CEO, Lulla steps down

August 21, 2021 12:49 am

The Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC), which measures television viewership in the country, has appointed Nakul Chopra as the new interim CEO after Sunil Lulla stepped down after nearly two years.

Paid Waze Rs 25 lakh after FIR in TRP case: BARC official

May 09, 2021 1:57 am

The letter, sent in March this year, claims that the money was paid to stop Waze from allegedly harassing BARC employees. Calling it a false allegation, Waze's lawyer Sudeep Pasbola denied that he had demanded money from BARC officials.

Mumbai: Two held for possessing uranium, sent to ATS custody till May 12

May 06, 2021 11:49 pm

The 7.1 kg uranium is said to be worth Rs 21.30 crore.

TRP Scam: ED attaches assets of Rs 32 crore belonging to 3 TV channels in Mumbai, Indore, Delhi, Gurgaon

March 17, 2021 10:11 pm

In a statement, the agency informed that it has found that the total proceeds of "crime" of the three channels under probe is about Rs 46 crore. The probe is based on an FIR registered by Mumbai Police.

Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate likely to file chargesheet in fake TRP scam this month

February 28, 2021 8:37 pm

The ED chargesheet will also detail the alleged wrongdoings of Hansa Research Group, former management of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) and at least four relationship managers who allegedly helped channels manipulate TRPs.

Dasgupta not answering simplest of queries: Mumbai Police tells Bombay High Court

February 17, 2021 2:51 am

Dasgupta was arrested in the television rating points (TRP) scam case and is in Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai.

Ex-BARC chief is mastermind: Mumbai court while rejecting bail

February 03, 2021 10:12 am

In his January order, made available Tuesday, Additional Sessions Judge M A Bhosale said a thorough probe is required into WhatsApp chats recovered from Partho Dasgupta’s phone.


Most watched Indian television shows: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah top the BARC chart in week 1

January 12, 2018 2:48 pm

The Broadcast Audience Research Council ratings for week 1 of 2018 are here. Long-running sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah managed to sweep past all shows and attain the top position in the urban market.

Most watched Indian television shows: Super Dancer 2 gains traction in week 49

December 15, 2017 7:28 am

The Broadcast Audience Research Council ratings for week 49 are here. Sriti Jha-Shabir Ahluwalia's Kumkum Bhagya managed to beat its spin-off Kundali Bhagya to become the most watched show in the urban market.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits BARC

July 22, 2014 9:47 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai on Monday (July 21).