Top News Channels
Aaj Tak is a free-to-air news channel for Indian market, while from 2006 it began offering a pay channel to International Market. Aaj Tak owned by TV Today Network Ltd. The slogan of the channel is “Sabse Tez”.
Without doubt, the leading news channel in India is Times Now. One of the most popular and common household name in the country, the English news channel has for years now, enjoyed widespread success. Owned by The Times Group, the channel is headquartered in Mumbai. The channel is known for its highly sensationalized news and for its controversial law suits.
Zee News owned by Essel Group is a 24×7 news channel. When Zee news started in 1999 it was completely an English news channel but after success of some Hindi news channel like “Aaj Tak” it is completely transform in Hindi in year 2003. The company headquarter is situated in Worli, Mumbai, India.
- India TV:
India TV was founded on May 20, 2004 by renowned face Rajat Sharma and Wife Ritu Dhawan. The channels headquarter based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The channel is a propriety of Independent News Service Private Limited.
BBC’s very own international and current affairs English news channel, BBC World News is known to have over 76 million viewers worldwide. The news channel’s correspondents and reporters are large in number and its international bureau is known to be the largest among news channels. Owned by BBC Global News Ltd., the funding for this channel is attributed to the subscriptions and advertising. With different kinds of shows on lifestyle, travel and news bulletins itself, the channel has garnered the attention of the affluent in the country. With weekly impression sum of 136,000, the news channel is only expanding its base. This news channel is surely a recommended one if you want massive, good coverage of world news.
The popular Hindi news channel ABP News is owned by the ABP Group, ABP News was launched back in 1998 as STAR News before the group took over the channel in 2012. With notable personalities like Dibang and Neha Pant associated with the channel, ABP news is the second most popular
Hindi channel in India. It has trusted viewers all over the country and provides good, fast news catering to the people. With a rating of about 115,506, ABP News will continue its rule as one of the leading news channels in the country.
NDTV India, a 24×7 Hindi news channel owned by New Delhi Television Limited. The famous news reporter and anchor Vinod Dua also associated with NDTV India. The channel also have some prominent news reporter like Pankaj Panchauri and Sonia (Verma) Singh. Headquarter of channel is situated in New Delhi.
News 24 is a free-to-air news channel which broadcast 24×7. The channel owned by Ajit Anjum, Anuradha Mishra and Anuradha Prasad. The channel is a propriety of B.A.G. Films and Media Limited.
The 24-hour English news channel, India Today ranks as the best news channel in India. Owned by the TV Today Network, the channel was formerly known as Headlines Today. It has been always known to have sensational coverage of the news, like other popular news channels in the country. And this is what is attributed to its widespread success and big numbers. With all the big names like Rajdeep Sardesai, Consulting Editor and Rahul Kanwal, Managing Editor, the news channel has in itself become a brand. With a BARC rating of 371,000, India Today continues to strongly hold on to its position as the second best English news channel in the country, preferred by a huge audience.
IBN (Indian Broadcast Network) -7 is a 24×7 Hindi news channel propriety of IBN18 Broadcast Limited, subsidiary of Network 18 Ltd. The channel led by Rajdeep Sardesai, a well-known news anchor graceful by Padma Shri. The channel slogan is “बेबाक बेखौफ”.
CNN News 18
CNN-News 18, originally known as CNN-IBN was owned by Network 18, in May 2014, the Reliance group of industries announced taking over the network, which has been proclaimed as “one of the biggest deal in the Indian media space”. The English news channel with shows like India at 9 that have great TRP ratings, and popular names like Rajdeep Sardesai working as the Editor-in-Chief of the IBN network, has gained attention from the masses. It’s one of the most trusted news channels of the country. With a rating of 354,000, the network, even after its merger, continues to rule the charts as one of the top three English news channels.