Fake TRP

Fake TRP: Bombay High Court seeks Maharashtra Government's reply over charges against cops

The police, after preliminary inquiry, had claimed that two local regional channels and Republic TV was also involved in the scam.

published on : 7th November 2020

Arrested accused claims two news channels paid him: Police on fake TRP racket

Republic TV rubbished the claim, saying it was part of the Mumbai police chief's efforts to target the TV channel.

published on : 27th October 2020

Fake TRP: Cops scrutinise financial transactions of five channels, records Republic TV CFO's statement 

The police will also slap sections related to forgery in the case, including IPC sections 408, 463, 465 and 468.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Fake TRP scam: Two senior editors of Republic TV appear before Mumbai crime branch

The scam came to light when ratings agency Broadcast Audience Research Council filed a complaint through Hansa Research Group, alleging that certain television channels were rigging TRP numbers.

published on : 14th October 2020

Fake TRP scam: Republic TV's CFO doesn't appear before Mumbai cops, cites Supreme Court hearing

The CIU of the Mumbai crime branch had issued summons against Sundaram and he had been asked to join the investigation at 11 am on Saturday.

published on : 10th October 2020

Parliament’s IT panel may take up TRP scam

Karti writes to House committee chief over rigging allegations, Nadda slams Cong saying it should stop ‘witch-hunt’ of media.

published on : 10th October 2020

Fake TRPs: BARC welcomes Mumbai police probe, affirms commitment to represent true numbers 

Mumbai Police claimed to have busted a racket to manipulate TRPs after it arrested four persons, including a former employee of Hansa Research, a company engaged by BARC.

published on : 8th October 2020