With so many things going around the world right now, all of us go to bed at night with the hope of not waking up to another bad news in the morning, don’t we? In order to stay updated about all the current events happening around the globe, we usually rely upon Television News Channels which makes them a vital part of our daily routine. But, have you ever the Top 10 Best News Channel in India 2020.
So, here’s the list of Top 10 Best News Channel in India for the year 2020.
10. CNN News 18
This Indian English-language television news channel specializes in broadcasting National as well as International news.
It was founded by Rajdeep Sardesai and is located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
CNN News18 is currently owned by Network 18.
9. India Today Television
INDIA TODAY is a sister channel of the popular Hindi-language news channel Aaj Tak. This 24-hour English language television network was launched in 2003 by TV Today Network Limited.
It is also based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
The channel carries news, business programmes, and current affairs in India.
8. Times Now
This 24-hour Indian English news channel is owned and operated by the Times Group.
The channel was launched in 2006 in partnership with the international news organisation Reuters.
Until 2016, it was India’s most popular and most viewed English News channel.
Moreover, it was the first news channel in India to debut on the mobile screen.
7. DD News
DD NEWS is a 24-hour terrestrial TV news channel launched on 23 November 2013 by Prasar Bharati, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
It is India’s only news channel broadcasting in Hindi and English.
One of the special features of the channel is a Sanskrit news show called “Vaarta”.
The DD News mobile app was launched in 2015 and it aims at providing news on a 24*7 basis.
6. India TV
INDIA TV was launched in 2004 by Rajat Sharma and his wife Ritu Dhawan.
Its parent channel, Independent News Service (INS), was also founded by Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan in the year 1997.
It is based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Before launching India TV, Rajat Sharma was an anchor of two extremely popular shows namely Aap Ki Adalat and Janata Ki Adalat which aired on Zee News and Star News respectively.
5. News 18 India
This Indian Hindi Television Channel is currently owned by Network 18.
It was known as Channel 7 during its launch in 2005 by Dainik Jagaran.
In 2006, it was acquired by Network 18 and renamed as IBN7.
Finally, in 2016 it took its current name.
4. ABP News
This Indian Hindi News channel is a free to air TV channel and was founded in 1988.
It was earlier known as Star TV and was renamed after being acquired by ABP Group.
It also has 4-5 sister channels known as ABP Ananda, ABP Majha, ABP Asmita, and so on.
In November 2016, Avinash Pandey became the CEO of the ABP News Network.
3. ZEE News
Initially, most of the programs on this channel were telecasted in English.
But now it is a Hindi language news channel.
It was founded in 1999 and is owned by Essel Group.
Zee Media Corporation Limited is one of the leading News organizations of India.
Company’s News Channel Network is made up of 14 Television Channels.
2. AAJ Tak
Aaj Tak is one of the oldest and also one of the most-watched Hindi-language News Channels in India.
No wonder why it tops this list.
It was launched in 2000 and is owned by the Living Media Group.
Its headquarters are located in New Delhi, India.
Moreover, Aaj Tak has been proclaimed as the best news channel by Limca Book of Records.
1. Republic Bharat and Republic TV
Republic Bharat also is known as R. Bharat is a sister channel of English based Republic TV News channel. It is owned by Arnab Goswami and the editor of the channel is Shamsher Singh.
Republic Bharat has now overcome all of its competitive news channels and become the most-watched Hindi News Channel in India. Considering both the parts of Republic Media Network (Republic TV and Republic Bharat), It is now India’s number 1 news network, the most-watched news channel in English and in Hindi.
Arnab Goswami’s own Hindi show ‘Poochta Hai Bharat, Arnab Ke Saath’ on Republic Bharat became the number 1 Hindi News show.
Also, Republic Media Network plans to launch news channels in all major Indian languages.
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