Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Media - TV >> Article

Meetu Jain quits Times Now over Essar Leaks controversy

04-March-2015
Font Size   16
Share
Meetu Jain quits Times Now over Essar Leaks controversy

Meetu Jain, Deputy News Editor of Times Now quits her job over the much controversial Essar leaks. She tweeted: “For all trolls salivating for my scalp: Here's the good news. My resignation has been accepted.  #Essarleaks.” She also tweeted, “For all investigative journos making sly inferences. Prove quid pro quo not just with Essar but any corporate group.”

She is the third journalist who has resigned over the Essar leaks controversy. Sandeep Bamzai, Editor of Mail Today and Anupama Airy, Energy Editor of Hindustan Times resigned last week.

Some senior journalists were under scrutiny over the Essar leaks controversy and Meetu Jain was one of them. As per reports, Times Now Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami and the management had ask for an official explanation from her on February 27th and she was off with the official duties with the organisation.

According to a media report, she cleared her point by denying any allegations on her. She said, “I would like to out rightly deny any allegations that I took a favour, such as taxi, from the Essar Group of companies while working at my previous organisation.”

Tweeting about her stint with Times Now she posted, “For @TimesNow  @thenewshour.  I hold no grudges, never will. Working at Times Now was fun while it lasted. #EssarLeaks.”

Meetu Jain is a senior journalist who has worked with Organisation like Network 18 and Times Now in the past.
 

Tags

Anil Uniyal, CEO, Bloomberg|Quint, on his business objectives, the reason behind pushing back the launch of the channel and more

Oracle India believes that marketing has entirely evolved because of the change in the buying process of customers

Dennis Oudejans, CEO, AdVoice, on the journey so far, targeted AdVoice networks and his vision for the company

Aparna Bhosle, Business Cluster Head - Premium & FTA GEC channels - ‎ZEEL, on its new property, sponsors, investment on acquisition and response to BBC First

Accessible luxury footwear brand Oceedee has launched its digital-first brand campaign to unveil its proposition - Strut Your Quirk

A stylish new global advertising campaign celebrating the art of living well – the ‘Art of Savoir-Vivre’ - brings to life the heart and soul of Belmond and its global travel experiences –a world full...