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Swamy alleges NDTV founder of absconding from India

The tussle between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy and NDTV founder-promoter Prannoy Roy seemed to be heating up. But the fight has gone a step ahead with Swamy asking for a lookout notice against Roy. Taking on to the Twitter, Swamy asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the IT Department to issue a

Original content to drive growth for OTT: Report

With the increasing demand for variety, original content is expected to be the key growth driver for the 30-player over-the-top (OTT) industry in the coming years, who have earmarked around Rs 3,300 crore for the same, says a report. OTT players are heavily investing in creating and distributing original programming in Hindi and regional languages.

Internal restructuring: NDTV is laying off 25% of its staff

Media house NDTV today said it is considering reduction in the workforce by up to 25 per cent as part of internal restructuring exercise to focus on the core business. “Given our reprioritisation, our workforce has to be altered too – over next month, we are considering reduction of workforce by up to 25 per

Former I&B minister accuses ministry of ‘crude censorship’

Former information and broadcasting (I&B) minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday termed the Centre’s removal of two films from an upcoming film festival as ‘extremely unfortunate’, and called out the ministry for practicing ‘crude censorship’. “A very crude censorship is being practised by the I&B ministry. This has never happened in the past,” Tewari told ANI,