Raghav Bahl

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Raghav Bahl
राघव बहल
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Bahl at Forbes Life India Launch
Alma mater St. Stephens College, University of Delhi (B.A.)
Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi (M.B.A.)
Occupation Formerly Founding/Controlling Shareholder & Managing Director of Network18 group,
Now founder The Quintillion Media Pvt Ltd
Spouse(s) Ritu Kapur
Children Tara Bahl, Vidur Bahl

Raghav Bahl is an Indian businessman best known for his ownership of several television channels, including TV18 India. He was the founding/Controlling Shareholder & Managing Director of Network18 group until the takeover by Reliance group. Raghav founded The Quintillion Media Pvt Ltd after his exit from Network 18.[1] He has signed a joint venture agreement with Bloomberg L.P. to launch BloombergQuint.[2]


He received schooling from St. Xavier's School, Delhi He graduated in Economics Honors from St. Stephens College, and then did a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Delhi. He attained a Masters in Business Administration from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi.[3][4]


Raghav began his career as a management consultant with A.F. Ferguson & Co. followed by a stint with American Express Bank. He was responsible for directing most of the work of TV-18 and channels like CNBC-Awaaz, Nickelodeon and Colors. Recently he has written a book 'Super Power?' which compares the two developing countries China and India. [5] Raghav has over 22 years experience in television and journalism.

He started his career in media in 1985 as a Correspondent and Anchorperson for Doordarshan. He was the Anchorperson and Production Consultant for India's first monthly video newsmagazine, Newstrack, produced by the India Today group. From 1991 to 1993 he was the Executive Director of Business India Television and produced the Business India Show and Business A.M. on Doordarshan.

Raghav is a member of World Economic Forum (WEF).


He has written articles for The Times of India, The Statesman and The Pioneer.


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