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Episode 1096 October 20, 2020

Understanding TRP ‘scam’, a call centre racket is busted, BJP president on CAA

First, Mohamed Thaver and Krishn Kaushik talk about the TRP ‘scam’ that the Mumbai police is investigating against three channels, including the Republic TV. They talk about what are the allegations against the channels, how TRPs are calculated and can be manipulated, the calls that have been made to change the system and the challenges that come with it. Next, Aashish Aryan talks about an alleged call centre racket that targeted elderly Americans for nine years, and which was busted with the coordination between the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) (14:40). And in the end, we take a quick look at the latest statements made by JP Nadda, the BJP President, on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) (21:55).


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Understanding TRP ‘scam’, a call centre racket is busted, BJP president on CAAFirst, Mohamed Thaver and Krishn Kaushik talk about the TRP 'scam’ that the Mumbai police is investigating against three channels, including the Republic TV. They talk about what are the allegations against the channels, how TRPs are calculated and can be manipulated, the calls that have been made to change the system and the challenges that come with it. Next, Aashish Aryan talks about an alleged call centre racket that targeted elderly Americans for nine years, and which was busted with the coordination between the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) (14:40). And in the end, we take a quick look at the latest statements made by JP Nadda, the BJP President, on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) (21:55). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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