India News

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India News
India News
ITV News logo
Launched 11 Feb 2008
Slogan "Desh ki Dhadkan".
Country India
Language Hindi
Broadcast area India
Headquarters 276, Media House, Captain Gaur Marg, Srinivaspuri, Near Okhla Bus Depot, Delhi
Dish TV Channel 608
Tata Sky Channel 470
DD Direct Plus Channel 51
Videocon D2H Channel 316

India News is a Hindi language Indian TV news channel. Its motto is “Desh Ki Dhadkan“. The xhannel is run by Kartikeya Sharma. Indian company Information TV (ITV) Media Group runs the channel. Deepak Chaurasia is the channel's Editor in Chief. The channel's market share growth rose from 4.5% to 8.4% (approx 90%) within 25 weeks.[citation needed][when?]


This channel owned by Kartikeya Sharma who is the son of Haryana politician Venod Sharma of the Indian National Congress.[1]


In January 2013, Deepak Chaurasia joined as India News' Editor in Chief.

Popularity and growth[edit]

According to Television Audience Measurement (TAM) research, India News is the No. 1 Hindi news channel with maximum time spent per viewer and is No. 2 news channel in terms of gaining maximum viewership on counting day of Delhi Elections on 8 December 2013.[2]

India News has overtaken most brands since its launch in February 2013, including NDTV 24x7, and Zee News which has long been into existence.[3][4][1]

Media and broadcasting[edit]

India News broadcasting is managed by TV Pvt. Ltd. which have its own Teleport facility for the Uplinking of its satellite channels. The channel is available on all major DTH platforms, Digital/Analog cable, Web and Mobile Television.[1]

Sister concerns[edit]

Good Morning India and Information TV (GMI) are the two media companies set up by Kartikeya Sharma. GMI is the Print Division which publishes a daily Hindi Newspaper called ‘AAJ SAMAJ’ with a total circulation of 3,00,000 copies a day. It is published from Delhi, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Ambala, Panchkula, Mohali and is in the process of launching multiple editions of this newspaper all over Northern India. The two print ventures i.e. ‘Aaj Samaj’ (Haryana's leading newspaper), and a Hindi magazine, ‘India News’ are a part of the Good Morning India. It is a political and social affairs magazine in Hindi with a readership base of 78,000, the second largest circulating weekly Hindi Magazine in India. The Other two sister concerns are "India News Media Academy" and "Research India Organization". The other channels that run under this group are India News Haryana, India News Rajasthan, India News UP & UK and India News MP & Chhattisgarh.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Indrajit Gupta (July 12, 2014). "Jehangir Pocha: The Star In Our Midst". 
  2. ^ TAM Date: 8/12/13, Time: 08:00 hrs to 09:59 hrs, CS 15+, Market : HSM, TSV (mins)
  3. ^ TAM Wk 37’13 – 03’14, CS 15+, Market : HSM, Avg. Market Share %
  4. ^ "India News to launch three Hindi regional channels". Retrieved 6 February 2014. 

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