||It has been suggested that Zee Business be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since September 2013.|
|Owned by||Rohit C|
|Broadcast area||India and Worldwide|
|Sister channel(s)||Zee Business
Zee 24 Taas
|Videocon d2h (India)||Channel 307 (SD)|
|Sky (UK & Ireland)||Channel 856|
|Dish TV (India)||Channel 555 (SD) & Channel 67 (HD)|
Zee News, is an Indian news and current affairs channel founded in 1999. Initially most of the programs were broadcast in English. Around 2003-04, after the success of Aaj Tak, Zee News was converted into a complete Hindi news channel.
Zee News is created as a part of Zee News Ltd (ZNL), which is itself a part of Essel Group, which operates entertainment and regional entertainment and is listed on market as Zee News Limited. It was demerged from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd in 2006.
Naveen Jindal accused Zee News of trying to extort 100 crores from him for not airing stories against his company in Coal Scam. Zee refuted the charges and made counter charges of Jindal offering them 25 crores to halt their investigations against Jindal steel in the coal scam.
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- "Zee News". Esselgroup. Retrieved 2012-07-11.
- "Naveen Jindal accuses Zee News of extortion, channel hits back - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2012-11-03.