Sun TV moves NCLT against Big TV

IN Media Watch Briefs | 23/12/2017

Sun TV Network has filed an insolvency petition against  Anil Ambani’s Reliance Big TV in the National Company Law Tribunal Mumbai. Big TV’s DTH operation  owes more than Rs 100 crore to leading broadcasters like Star India, ZEEL, Sony Pictures Networks India, TV18, Viacom18, Sun TV, and Discovery Communications India. Sun TV Networks has claimed dues of Rs 30 crore. (Television Post)                           

 

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Doordarshan interviewed  two BJP ministers in the afternoon about what they thought of Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-trust motion, and why BJP MPs had felt the need to come outside Parliament and attack him. Ministers of state Ashwini Chaubey and Ram Kirpal Yadav answered at considerable length and were allowed to have their say. The reporter also asked one of them what he thought about RG's hugging the PM and he effectively snorted in disapproval. When a panel discussion began after this,  more leading questions from the news anchor about this 'jadu ki jhappi."  And more criticism followed.                        

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