Evidence shows Partho Dasgupta manipulated TRPs of certain channels: Court

While rejecting bail plea of Broadcast Audience Research Council's former CEO Partho Dasgupta, a Mumbai court observed that played a vital role in the Television Ratings Points (TRP) scam. The court passed the order on January 4.

The evidence collected the investigating officer shows that Dasgupta manipulated TRP of particular channels by using his office as CEO of BARC.

"Outlier method, changes in the meta rule method and channel audience control were the three methods used by BARC India to manipulate data attained through bar-o-meters,” said Milind Bharambe, the joint commissioner of Mumbai Police.


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