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TRP scam case: Times group plans to take legal action against BARC

Former CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta is already in jail along with several top executives of Republic TV - which, as per Mumbai police, benefitted due to the TRP manipulation by BARC top officials

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Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd. (BCCL) is a subscriber of viewership data from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), for its channels including "Times Now" operating under Times Network

BS Reporter Mumbai
As evidence of massive television rating points (TRP) fraud was unearthed by the Mumbai police, the Times Network and its parent, Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd (BCCL) said that they planning to take legal action against Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) - responsible for TRPs in India -- for massive loss caused to the network.

Former CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta is already in jail along with several top executives of Republic TV – which, as per Mumbai police, benefitted due to the TRP manipulation by BARC top officials.
 
In a statement, the Times Network said it also intends to initiate

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First Published: Jan 22 2021 | 9:36 PM IST

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