ZEE TV

  • Dhoni is not higher than the game of Cricket: Zee to HC April 2, 2014

    Chennai: Facing a Rs 100 crore defamation suit from India cricket captain MS Dhoni over its reports on IPL betting scam, Zee TV on Wednesday defended itself in Madras High Court, saying it merely reported the deposition of a suspended IPS officer. In its counter affidavit filed before the court in...
  • Telugu TV industry launches protest against Zee TV March 19, 2013

    The protests against the dubbing serials have been increasing day by day. The Telugu TV industry protection committee has protested opposite the Zee TV office in Khairathabad as part of their action plan. TV artists and technicians have joined this supporting the protests. They have once again said the channel should...
  • SC notices to Naveen Jindal, Centre on Zee Group's plea February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to Congress MP Naveen Jindal and the Centre on Zee Group's plea for transfer of alleged extortion case investigation against it from Delhi Police to another agency. The apex court also sought the response from the Jindal Group and Delhi Police on...
  • Court to hear Zee editor's defamation case today January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday will hear Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary's criminal defamation complaint against Congress MP Naveen Jindal and 16 officials of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. Chaudhury and Zee Business Editor Samir Ahluwalia were arrested on November 27 on a complaint by Jindal's firm that...
  • Zee editor files defamation complaint against Jindal December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Zee Group editor Sudhir Chaudhary has filed a criminal defamation case against Congress MP Naveenn Jindal and 16 other employees of his company. The court has fixed January 3, 2013 as the date for the consideration of the complaint. Chaudhury and Zee Business Editor Samir Ahluwalia were arrested on...
  • Is it time to rewrite social media laws? November 29, 2012

    In a major development, the Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General to respond to a petition challenging the controversial Section 66A in the Information Technology Act. ...
  • Zee journalists' arrest: Editors call for media regulation November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The arrest of two editors of Zee News Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia has ignited the debate over whether there is a need for regulation of the media. Talking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, editors called for regulation of the media. Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju says...
  • Is the media facing a serious credibility crisis? November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to twoday police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindals tried to bribe us first, says Zee CEO Alok Agarwal November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to twoday police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. ...
  • Jindal extortion case: Zee editors denied bail, sent to 2day police custody November 28, 2012

    A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of 2 senior journalists of Zee News channel and remanded them to a twoday police custody. ...
  • Police acted under political pressure: Zee News lawyer November 28, 2012

    The arrests on charges of extortion came following the registration of a case about 45 days ago on a complaint filed by Jindal's company with the Crime Branch of Delhi Police. ...
  • Jindal extortion case: Zee News editors sent to 2day police custody November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday sent the two arrested Zee News editors, Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia, to twoday police custody in the alleged Jindal extortion case. The police had sought the custody of Sudhir Chaudhary, the head of Zee News, and Samir Ahluwalia, head of Zee...
  • Jindal case: Zee promoter asked to join probe November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday asked Zee Network promoter Subhash Chandra to join the investigation into the extortion claims made by the Jindal Group. Meanwhile, Zee News has demanded the immediate release of its two senior journalists arrested in an extortion case filed by Congress MP...
  • Zee News calls the arrest of its editors 'illegal' November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Media group Zee News Ltd came out strongly in defence of its arrested editors Sudhir Chaudhry and Sameer Ahluwalia, calling the arrest 'illegal'. Zee News CEO Alok Agarwal alleged that Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal tried to bribe the channel's executives. "The fact is that Naveen Jindal...
  • Arrest of editors a cover up for coal scam: Zee Group November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Media group Zee TV has condemned the arrest of its editors Sudhir Chaudhry and Sameer Ahluwalia saying the arrests have been made to sensationalise the issue and are a cover up for the coal scam. In a statement, the Zee Group said, "The channel strongly condemns the arbitrary...
  • Zee News sends Rs 150 cr defamation notice to Jindal October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Zee News on Saturday sent a defamation notice of Rs 150 crore to Naveen Jindal accusing his press conference on a sting operation conducted by his company, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, on the TV channel, as an attempt to divert attention from demand for independent probe in...
  • Jindal vs Zee TV: Demand for probe on media grows October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The demand for an independent inquiry on the media has grown after Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal released a video accusing Zee TV of extortion. Jindal did a reverse sting operation on Zee TV, showing the media giant demanding advertising commitments in exchange of burying negative coverage...
  • Jindal vs Zee news: BEA calls for thorough probe into allegations October 25, 2012

    Speaking to CNNIBN, Broadcast Editor's Association member Dibang said that they have found the channel guilty of going beyond the journalistic ethics in the case. The senior journalist said that all those who appeared in the tape should be summoned and the guilty should be held responsible. ...
  • Is it time to introspect practices followed by Indian media? October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he had proof against the editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. Jindal screened the video of what was shown to be a sting operation his company did on...
  • Watch: Jindal's reverse sting operation on Zee TV October 25, 2012

    There was high drama at Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal's press conference on Thursday afternoon where he claimed he had proof against the editors of Zee News allegedly extorting money from his team. Jindal screened the video of what was shown to be a sting operation his company did...
  • Cong MP Naveen Jindal accuses Zee TV of extortion October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress MP Naveen Jindal has filed a criminal case against Zee TV for a sting operation about his company's alleged involvement in the scamtainted coal block allocations. Jindal alleged that he was asked for cash to stop the negative story on him. In a dramatic press conference on Thursday,...
  • Remove 'Hitler' from show title, Zee TV told November 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The title of Zee TV's new show 'Hitler Didi' has upset the USbased AntiDefamation League (ADL), which wants the channel to give it a less offensive title. "The name Hitler doesn't belong in the title of a soap opera, and we think the producers of this program have made...
  • 'Agneepath' satellite rights fetches Rs 41 crore October 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Zee Network has bought the satellite rights for Hrithik Roshanstarrer 'Agneepath' for Rs 41 crore beating what Sony Entertainment is said to have paid for Aamir KhanKareena Kapoor's tentatively titled cop caper 'Dhuaan' (Rs 3840 crore). The transaction has also outclassed Star Network's reported Rs 35 crore bet on this...
  • An actor is identified with variety: Smriti Irani June 20, 2009

    The race for ratings in the Hindi general entertainment scene has never been this close. First Colours broke Star Plus' nineyear monopoly over the top spot and then Zee TV too overtook Star. How is your daily soap changing? Smriti Irani explains on in an exclusive chat with CNNIBN. CNNIBN: Why...
  • Colors changes face of programming, on No 1 spot June 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Colors was launched in July last year and the channel changed the face of programming on television. Saasbahus became history and it was time for Khatron ke Khiladi and Balika Vadhu to enchant the viewers. Colors broke Star Plus' nineyear dream run to the top. Head of Programming for Colors,...
  • Channels need innovative serials to stay on top June 19, 2009

    Mumbai: Many women are no longer trying to garner TRPs by being the bahus. But it is a cocktail of shows with women especially young girls as central characters who are vying for the viewers' attention. In 2000 women ruled TV playing the scheming saas, or the ideal bahu. In 2009,...
  • Soaps gain lather again: TV workers call off strike November 19, 2008

    Mumbai: Television industry workers on Wednesday called off their strike in a relief to millions of TV viewers, who have been forced to watch repeat telecasts of their favourite serials. "All the disputes between workers and producers have been settled and we are signing an agreement," said vice president of Indian...
  • TV workers strike to be called off on Wednesday November 19, 2008

    Mumbai: The ongoing dispute between TV workers and producers may come to an end on Wednesday. The producers and broadcasters met in Mumbai to reach a consensus on the issue which may result in the strike being called off. The Federation of Western Cine Employees (FWICE) was on a strike demanding...
  • Aneek Dhar wins Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 October 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Not long after viewers were treated to a hotly contested Indian Idol, it was once again time for them to rejoice when another singing sensation to be crowned. The Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 came to a magnificent end with Aneek Dhar winning the contest by garnering...
  • Being Subhash Chandra: The composed fighter September 23, 2007

    It took eight years for the making of the majestic pagoda smack in the middle of Mumbais amusement park Essel World. The ambitious project, started by Subhash Chandra, best known as the man who started Zee TV and these days as the man who is taking on the BCCI, plans...