TV Rating Scam: In a press conference held on Thursday, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh told reporters that the city police are probing a scam involving manipulation of TRPs. He identified three channels, namely Fakt Marathi, Box Cinema, and Republic-TV which the police commissioner said are involved in rigging the apparatus used by BARC to rate television channels. Republic TV bribed people to watch as claimed by the reports.
Congress has demanded a probe by the parliamentary panel in the case. Congress MP Karti P Chidambaram tweeted, "An issue our Parliamentary Committee must examine". As per reports,
Republic TV editor to be questioned by the Mumbai Police.
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