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 a subsidiary of Independent News Service, which was co-founded by Sharma and Dhawan in 1997.[2] A rebranding of the channel took place in February 2022.[3]

India TV
इंडिया टी.वी.
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CountryIndia
Broadcast areaIndia
NetworkIndependent News Services Private Ltd.and Amitabh Bachchan Corporation
HeadquartersB-30, Sector 85, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Programming
Language(s)Hindi
Picture format16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerRajat Sharma
History
Launched20 May 2004; 18 years ago (2004-05-20)
Links
Websiteindiatv.in
indiatvnews.com
Availability
Streaming media
India TV LiveOfficial Streaming Link
YouTube Streaming Link

HistoryEdit

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, UP, India

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.

India's longest-running television show Aap Ki Adalat in India TV completed 27 years of its existence in 2020.[4]

A rebranding of the channel took place on February 18, 2022, on the occasion of Rajat Sharma's birthday, the owner of the channel.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News channel promises to be different". The Hindu. 19 April 2004. Archived from the original on 2 June 2004. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Terrorists Ring Up India TV Twice During Siege Using Hostages' Cellphones". Businesswire India. 27 November 2007. Archived from the original on 18 January 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2009.
  3. ^ Sharma, Sheenu (18 February 2022). "India TV refreshes brand with new look on Rajat Sharma's birthday". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 27 February 2022.
  4. ^ "AAP Ki Adalat : A Deserving Celebration of 21 Years".
  5. ^ Sharma, Sheenu (18 February 2022). "India TV refreshes brand with new look on Rajat Sharma's birthday". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 27 February 2022.

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