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  • Once a media favourite, Kejriwal mocks journalists, earns their ire March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal whose fame is often credited to media is under severe criticism for his volley of attacks on journalists. Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju lashed out at Kejriwal saying that his remarks about media were irresponsible. While admitting that paid news was...
  • Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena bag top honours at ITA awards October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Television actors Karan Singh Grover, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Jeniffer Winget emerged as big winners at the 13th Indian Television Academy (ITA) Awards. The award function was held last evening at the Reliance Studio in Film City here. The popular award for best actor was won by Karan Singh Grover...
  • Dissanayaka rubbishes fixing allegations October 9, 2012

    Colombo: Gamini Dissanayaka, one of three local umpires implicated by an Indian TV channel over a match-fixing inquiry outrightly rejected the accusation. "I reject all allegations. This is an attack on the entire Sri Lankan umpiring fraternity by an external force," Dissanayaka told reporters. He said that he had already written to...
  • ICC launches probe, but can 'fixing' be curbed? October 9, 2012

    London: The International Cricket Council has launched an "urgent investigation" following allegations by an Indian television station that several umpires were willing to fix matches for money. India TV on Monday broadcast footage of a sting operation - undertaken by undercover reporters in July, August and September - that purportedly...
  • ICC calls for 'urgent investigation' of sting October 9, 2012

    Rattled by India TV's sting operations on six umpires, the apex body has promised a swift action. ...
  • Umpires corrupt as well? This fixing rot runs deep October 9, 2012

    A sting operation done by the news channel 'India TV' has revealed that even the umpiring decisions are on sale....
  • Umpire Nadeem Ghauri refutes fixing allegations October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: On Monday, news channel India TV broadcast the sting operation they had carried out exposing umpires from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreeing to fix Twenty20 matches in return for financial benefits. However, according to a report published on Pakistani news website thenews.com.pk, Nadeem Ghauri, one of the...
  • ICC takes note of India TV's sting claims October 8, 2012

    Taking a note of the allegations made by India TV that umpires from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed to fix Twenty20 matches in return for financial benefits, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said none of the umpires mentioned in the sting was involved in any of the...
  • Umpires agreed to fix matches, claims India TV sting October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India TV on Monday carried out a sting operation exposing umpires from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreeing to fix Twenty20 matches in return for financial benefits. The channel named six umpires - Nadeem Ghauri and Anees Siddiqui from Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Nadir Shah and Sri Lankans Gamini Dissanayake,...
  • BCCI begins probe into IPL sting with Shalabh May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Acting swiftly, the BCCI began the probe into the spotfixing scandal that has rocked IPL with one of the suspended domestic players deposing before the inquiry commission on Wednesday, even as Sports Minister Ajay Maken called for a "longterm solution" to deal with the menace. Barely a day after...
  • IPL sting: Don't expect things to change May 16, 2012

    It's difficult to evoke a response until you are hurt. There were no cracks on BCCI president N. Srinivasan's forehead and none on the players involved, neither was there a stammer in the speech of parliamentarian cum IPL chief Rajiv Shukla. Their faces didn't exhibit remorse or at least a...
  • BCCI says owners not involved in spotfixing scandal May 15, 2012

    BCCI president N Srinivisan has refused to believe that IPL team owners may have some involvement in spotfixing after the issue came to light following a sting operation carried out by an Indian TV channel. ...
  • IPL sting: Mishra accepts spotfixing statements May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Tainted cricketer Mohnish Mishra has accepted the statements he made during the sting operation which claimed to have exposed corruption in the IPL, but said he had done that casually "to develop his value". Mishra was suspended by his Indian Premier League team Pune Warriors with immediate effect,...
  • IPL sting: Gavaskar backs BCCI decision May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar supported the BCCI's decision to suspend the five uncapped Indian players as allegations of spotfixing in the IPL surfaced through a television sting operation in which these players were named. "Yes, it was correct to suspend them. That's the least they could have done,"...
  • I'm innocent, pleads Shalabh Srivastava May 15, 2012

    Caught on hidden camera during an IPL sting operation, Shalabh Srivastava claims that the footage is doctored. ...
  • MPs seek probe into match fixing charges May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The alleged spotfixing scandal in the IPL had its echo in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday with members seeking a highlevel probe into match fixing charges and the way in which black money was coming into play in it. The matter was raised during Zero...
  • IPL sting creates uproar in the Parliament May 15, 2012

    Kirti Azad raised the issue in the Lok Sabha while the IPL chief and parliamentarian Rajiv Shukla promised strict action. ...
  • IPL sting: Sports Ministry asks BCCI to take action May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday said the onus lies with the BCCI as far as the IPL spotfixing is concerned and has asked the board to take prompt action in the interest of the millions of cricket fans in the country. "I am sure and wish that...
  • 'Fixing' sting hurts IPL, BCCI worried May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The spectre of fixing came back to haunt Indian cricket on Monday when a news channel aired a sting operation alleging illegal activity in the IPL, to which the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) responded with a strongly worded press release, saying those involved will...
  • India TV sting: Corruption, black money haunt IPL May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The dark shadow of corruption is back to haunt cricket. This time, there are allegations even of black money in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A sting operation by a national TV channel India TV claims to have uncovered the lid on spotfixing, and also black money deals...
  • Shows that topped the small screen in 2011 December 16, 2011

    Television shows have recently witnessed some unprecedented changes in content and style. We ask a crosssection of people which show had them glued to their TV sets this year. Compared to the kitchen sink dramas that have been hogging the top TRP slots on TV over the past years, mature love...
  • 'The 6 pm slot' highlights absurdity of Indian TV June 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Expletivemouthing executives obsessed with PowerPoint presentations, an incoherent female talk show host with "thunder thighs" and a primetime news anchor desperate for a knockout story that will hold India's attention. All are part of Naomi Datta's debut novel "The 6 pm slot," which takes an irreverent look at India's...
  • Brazil's number one TV show is all Indian July 19, 2009

    New Delhi: India is the new flavour in Brazil. The soap opera that's topping the ratings in the country has an Indian theme the caste system. The show called Caminho Da India which means India's Way is about a dalit boy who falls in love with an uppercaste girl...
  • Evolve code or we impose one: Govt to broadcasters September 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Live India reporter, Praskash Singh, was produced in the Tees Hazari district courts of the Capital on Saturday, where he was remanded to seven days judicial custody. Even as Prakash comes to terms with this rather dramatic profile change from that of a TV reporter to an...