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IN Media Watch Briefs | 09/06/2015

Did an Ambani group entity give an interest free loan to Prannoy and Radhika Roy and their private holding company RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd. in 2009,  which was actually a bailout and takeover in the guise of a loan? Moneylife  has published today the details of a loan agreement under which the Roys were to issue a convertible warrant which could be converted into the underlying equity shares “at any time during the tenure of the loan or thereafter”. Other details of the agreement are also interesting.

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The new term for self censorship is voluntary censorship, as proposed by companies like Netflix and Hotstar. ET reports that streaming video service Amazon Prime is opposing a move by its peers to adopt a voluntary censorship code in anticipation of the Indian government coming up with its own rules. Amazon is resisting because it fears that it may alienate paying subscribers.                   

Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. On being told that her vote was secret, the caller assumed she wasn't going to vote for 'Modiji'. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP.                 

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