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CBI To Investigate TRP Manipulation Allegations After UP Police Registers FIR And Hands Over Case

by Ankush Choubey Oct 21, 2020 • 12:21 PM Views 256

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR into the alleged manipulation of TRPs by TV channels, following a reference from the Uttar Pradesh government. Officials said that after registering an FIR on allegations of rating manipulation, the CBI has taken over the investigation from Lucknow Police. Recently, Mumbai Police had registered a case of TRP manipulation following which the ratings were reportedly suspended by BARC. Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV is among the four channels being investigated