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Firstpost
Firstpost
is an Indian news and media website. The site is a part of the Network 18
Network 18
media conglomerate owned by Reliance Industries, which also runs CNN News18 and CNBC-TV18.[1] The Network 18
Network 18
group was originally owned by Raghav Bahl. In January 2012, the group received an investment from Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) through a rights issue of up to ₹2,700 crore.[2] History[edit] In May 2013, the news group was merged with the Indian edition of Forbes whose four top editorial heads including editor in chief Indrajit Gupta were dismissed.[3][4] The event led to a media furore.[5] As of July 2017, BV Rao is the Editor of Firstpost
Firstpost
in Mumbai, while Ajay Singh is the Executive Editor in Delhi and Jaideep Giridhar is the Deputy Executive Editor.[citation needed] References[edit]

^ "About Network 18". Retrieved 11 January 2014.  ^ "Reliance enters media by opening pursestrings for Network18". The Indian Express. Retrieved 11 January 2014.  ^ "'Forbes India' editors sacked for demanding stock ownership". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 January 2014.  ^ "Why Forbes' editors in India were sacked". rediff business. Retrieved 11 January 2014.  ^ "No country for good journalists?". Business Standard. 2013-11-16. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 

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