IBN Lokmat (Marathi: आयबीएन लोकमत Āyabī'ēna lōkamata) is a Marathi-language news channel based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. IBN-Lokmat - a 24-hour Marathi News and Current Affairs Channel. It is a joint venture between Network 18 and Lokmat Group, which runs the most read Marathi newspaper, Lokmat.
IBN Lokmat was launched on 6 April 2008, the Gudi Padwa day. The channel is headed by Nikhil Wagle, a veteran Marathi journalist and former editor of Marathi daily Apla Mahanagar.
IBN-Lokmat will embark on the principle of delivering news with the spirit of ‘Chala, Jag Jinkuya!’ (Literally meaning, ‘Let’s conquer the World).
IBN Lokmat is the most watched Marathi channel. 'Aajcha Sawal', a daily discussion show and 'Great Bhet', a weekly interview show with famous and wellknown personalities from different fields are two of its flagship and popular programmes.
Some IBN-Lokmat Shows 
Shiv Sena attack 
The offices of Hindi and Marathi TV news channels IBN-7 and IBN-Lokmat in Mumbai and Pune were attacked and vandalised by Shiv Sena activists on 20 November 2009. Shiv Sena attributed the attacks to the criticisms of Bal Thackeray by the news channel over his remarks on Sachin Tendulkar. Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut described the attacks as "spontaneous"., although it was vivid to be a planned act by Sena out of frustration of past few tough days of elections.
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