India TV

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India TV
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Launched 20 May 2004
Network Independent News Services Private Ltd.
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan आप की आवाज (Voice of public)
Country India
Language Hindi
Broadcast area India
Headquarters B-30, Sector 85, Noida, India
Airtel digital TV Channel 315
Tata Sky Channel 514
Reliance Digital TV Channel 410
Dish TV Channel 653
Videocon d2h Channel 315
Sun Direct Channel 586

India TV is a Hindi News channel based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The channel was launched on 20 May 2004 by Rajat Sharma and wife Ritu Dhawan.[1] The channel is the flagship service of Independent News Service, which was co-founded by Sharma and Dhawan in 1997.[2]


In 1997, Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan set up Independent News Service (INS), the parent company which owns India TV. He co-founded India TV with his wife in April, 2004 from a studio in Film City, Noida, India TV. Its Broadcast Centre is in Sector 85, Noida.

Prior to launching India TV, Rajat Sharma was a previously the anchor of Aap Ki Adalat on Zee News and Janata Ki Adalat on Star News.


  1. ^ "News channel promises to be different". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Terrorists Ring Up India TV Twice During Siege Using Hostages' Cellphones". Businesswire India. 2007-11-27.

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