Naveen Jindals company has filed an FIR against Zee Business channel for allegedly demanding Rs 50 crore for not doing a news story on coal scam.
Delhi Polices Crime Branch registered a case of extortion based on the complaint by the company,police sources said on Sunday.
Sudhir Chaudhary,the head of Zee Business,rubbished the allegations as fabrication and described it as pressure tactics to stop doing stories. We have done a series of stories on coal scam based on official papers. This is a retaliation to our relentless campaign against corruption, Chaudhary said.