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|Headquarters||Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Subhash Chandra (Chairman)
Sudhir Chaudhary (CEO)
RK Arora (COO)
It currently operates the following news and regional entertainment channels:
- Zee News (English and Hindi)
- Zee Business (English and Hindi)
- Zee Punjab Haryana Himachal (Punjabi and Hindi)
- Zee Sangam (Hindi)
- Zee 24 Taas ( Marathi)
- 24 Ghanta ( Bengali)
- Zee Purvaiya (Hindi)
- Zee Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh (Hindi)
- Zee Kalinga (Oriya)
- Zee Marudhara (Hindi)
- Zee 24 Gantalu (Telugu)
- India 24*7 (Hindi News)
- Zee Gantalu Kasmiri
- Zee Prime English Channel
- WION (World Is One News)
- Zee Live
- Zee European London based channel
Jindal Group incidentEdit
The channel is tried for allegedly extorting 100 crores from the Jindal Group and two senior journalist have been arrested so far. Naveen Jindal accused Zee News of trying to extort 100 crores from him for not airing stories against his company in Coal Scam. Zee News refuted the charges and made counter charges of Jindal offering them 25 crores to halt their investigations against Jindal Steel in the coal scam.
Allegations of fabricationsEdit
Zee News reported that some of the students from Democratic Students' Union (DSU) raised slogans such as "Bharat Ki Barbadi" ("Destruction of India") and " Pakistan Zindabad" ("long live Pakistan")  In a letter Vishwa Deepak, who later resigned from the channel after expressing reservations over its 'biased coverage' alleged that "Our biases made us hear Bhartiya Court Zindabad as Pakistan Zindabad." ("long live Indian courts" as "long live Pakistan."). After Delhi police report it was claimed that footage was genuine. After getting authentication by forensic lab of CBI it is almost confirmed that vedio footage telecasted by the channel was authentic.  In response, Sudhir Chaudhary, Zee News Editor, said "Our channel only showed what was happening there, whatever we have shown is 100 per cent authentic.
Allegations of false news reportsEdit
In 2014, Mahendra Singh Dhoni alleged that Zee News have telecast "false news reports" to link him with "illegal activities of betting, match fixing and spot fixing."
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