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'Fake' TV viewership row and why the TRP is such a big deal for channels

Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh said those involved in the racket used to bribe people and ask them to keep some channels switched on even when they weren't watching

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BARC India | Television viewership | Republic TV

Kanishka Gupta  |  New Delhi 

The has busted a racket where three channels -Republic TV, Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema - manipulated (TRP) Television Rating Points. So far, the police have arrested four persons in the case.
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First Published: Fri, October 09 2020. 11:58 IST
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