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Watch | Why News Channels Are Relentless in Their Coverage of Sushant-Rhea

Is the coverage of the actor's death and the media trial of his girlfriend just a diversionary tactic before the Bihar assembly elections? Or is there more to it?

The continuous, daily soap opera-esque coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and the media trial of Rhea Chakraborty, who has been the subject of many speculations and allegations from TV channels, is unique in the history of TV news. Is this just a diversionary tactic before the Bihar assembly elections? Or is there more to it? Senior journalist Urmilesh discusses the cause and factors with two experts: senior journalist Qurban Ali and research student Aakriti Bhatia.