India TV

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India TV
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Launched20 May 2004
NetworkIndependent News Services Private Ltd.
Picture format4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Sloganआप की आवाज (Voice of public)
Broadcast areaIndia
HeadquartersB-30, Sector 85, Noida, India
Airtel digital TVChannel 315
Tata SkyChannel 514
Reliance Digital TVChannel 410
Dish TVChannel 653
Videocon d2hChannel 315
Sun DirectChannel 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. 27 November 2007.

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