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MUMBAI: The No. 2 position in the Hindi news genre has been seeing a stiff battle between India TV and ABP News for some time now.
While India TV was a clear No. 2 in urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM), ABP News beat the channel in Week 11.
Incidentally, the week saw a big news event in the form of declaration of results of different state assembly elections.
India TV saw a drastic fall to No. 4, according to BARC data.
Other positions remained unchanged with Aaj Tak leading the pack.
Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM
In rural HSM, ABP News pipped Zee News to grab the second position. Zee News and India TV saw a drop in ranking.
Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM
In rural HSM, ABP News moved to No. 2 while India TV fell to No. 4.
Zee News jumped to No. 3 from No. 5 earlier. News 24 entered the top 5 while India News exited the chart.
Top English news channels
In English news, CNN-News18 jumped to No. 2. The channel crossed one-million impressions while Times Now notched more than two million impressions.
India Today and NDTV 24×7 each were down by a ranking while NewsX entered the top 5.
Top English business news channels
After weeks of status quo, ET Now finally managed to outstrip its rival CNBC TV18 to the No. 1 spot. CNBC TV18 fell to No. 2 while other positions remained unchanged.
Top Hindi business news channels
The Hindi business news channels too saw a growth of viewership amid status quo.