Popular Hindi news channel Aaj Tak has also reclaimed the top position in urban HSM from News18 India in week 24 of BARC India ratings. News18 India has slipped to the second spot followed by India TV, Zee News, and Republic Bharat.
In rural HSM, ABP News and Republic Bharat have exchanged positions, while News18 India has moved to the fourth position while India TV has entered the table in the fifth position. Zee News has exited the top 5 table. In U+R HSM, India TV and Republic Bharat have exchanged positions while the other positions have remained unchanged.
However, there was no change in the English news genre.
In urban HSM, Sony Sab has jumped to the second position after replacing its older sibling Sony Entertainment Television (SET), which has dropped to the fifth position. Zee TV has moved up to the third position while Colors has slipped to the fourth position. &TV and Sony Pal have exchanged positions.
Top 10 Hindi GECs in rural HSM -Sony Pal and Star Bharat have exchanged positions while the rest of the table has remained unchanged.
Top 10 Hindi GECs in Urban + Rural HSM -Zee TV and Star Plus have exchanged positions. There was no other change in the pecking order.