[Fake] SpiceJet’s Ajay Singh set to take control of NDTV
News: With its founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and promoter firm RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd facing a CBI probe for allegedly concealing a share transaction, NDTV is set to change hands, it is learnt. Sources confirmed to The Indian Express that Ajay Singh, co-founder and owner of SpiceJet who was part of the BJP’s 2014 poll campaign, has picked up majority holding in the news channel. When asked if NDTV has been sold to SpiceJet’s Ajay Singh, the source said, “Yes, the deal has been finalised and Ajay Singh will take control of NDTV along with editorial rights.”
Source: Indian Express
Fact check: NDTV in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has clarified that the promoters of the company have not entered into any agreement for sale of their stake in the company to any person. NDTV said in the filing that the company is mindful of its obligations under clause 30 of the listing regulations and shall promptly intimate you of any event required which is required to be disclosed under the said regulations.