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 his 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.
Broadcast areaIndia
NetworkIndependent News Services Pvt Ltd.
HeadquartersB-30, Sector 85, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Picture format16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
OwnerRajat Sharma
Launched20 May 2004; 19 years ago (2004-05-20)
Streaming media
India TV LiveOfficial Streaming Link
YouTube Streaming Link

History edit

In 1997, Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan set up the 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 previously the anchor of Aapki Adalat on Zee News and Janata Ki Adalat on Star News (now ABP News.

References edit

  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". Retrieved 27 February 2022.

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