Top 10 Best News Channels of India

In today’s world, News channels has become the main source to gather information about the various issues and latest happenings of the world ranging from government to Bollywood news. News channels has greatly influenced the life of people as what news channels report they consider that correct. Earlier Doordarshan used to dominate now24*7 news channels are coming in front competing with each other. Earlier there was only one or two news channel which used to show various types of news such as business,bollywood, politics etc. But now time has come where various English and Hindi news channels has emerge and they classify their news keeping in mind the interest of the people. Here are some most famous news channels.

10. Sahara Samay

Sahara India TV Network is one such news channel which started the emergence of electronic media. One of the Hindi news channel which was launched in 2003 and offers five regional 24*7 channels. It is a  part of the group of six 24hrs news channel which is the part of Sahara India Pariwar. Keeping in mind, the main focus of the channel to inculcate information to metros, smaller and rural areas, tag line of the news channel ”People’s Voice” appropraitely highlight the channel purpose. Chandrasen Verma is the Editor in chief of this channel which spread this service to 66 countries.

9. India TV

India TV is one such Hindi news channel which was launched in 2004 and produced by one of the most common and popular face of Indian Television Rajat Sharma since 1998 by anchoring one of the famous show ‘’Aap ki Adalat’’ on Zee TV. This is the part of Independent News Service which is based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. In a short span of time this channel has earned a great repute by credible reporting and taking interviews of some of the current leaders.

8. Zee News

Zee News is again Hindi news channel which is a part of Zee News Limited. Earlier when it was founded in 1999 was English channel but after sometime in 2003-04 it was totally converted into Hindi news channel. Various famous  journalists has emerged from this channel as this channel offers  current affairs and entertainment news as well. Zee has been aggregated as one of the largest content distributor.

7. Aaj Tak

Aaj Tak is India’s largest privately owned Hindi news channel launched in 1999 and owned by TV Today Network Ltd. It is a most famous Hindi news channel which truly supports its tag line ‘’Sabse Tez ‘’ and give or telecast news first on every aspect and become one the most viewed news channel. On the other hand it is also criticized for exaggerating the events and focusing more on bollywood news and celebs life. This news channel has given various famous programmes and journalists such as Seedhi Baat and Prabhu Chawla.

 6. CNBC TV 18

This news channel is one such channel which forms integral part in Indian economic story. CNBC is leading business news channel launched in 1999 based in Mumbai.  This is one such channel which have been constantly producing new genres of programming extending from corporate news to financial market. Business audience consumes CNBC news and experts advice for investing purpose. This channel audience is highly diversified as it include self employed professionals, brokers and business leaders.

5. IBN-7

Indian Broadcast Network is Hindi news channel owned by Network 18 Ltd. in Mumbai which was formerly known by the name of Channel 7 later on in 2006 this was again rebranded as IBN-7. This is one channel which is a part of great English news channel CNN-IBN and produced by a team of courageous and renowned journalists such as Rajdeep Sardesai, Ashutosh etc. This channel has set its norms and standards in Hindi journalism and emerged as growing and setting new trends in this field.

4. Times Now

This is one such news channel which is popular not only in India but in Singapore and USA also. This channel is a part of Times Group launched in 2006 and first channel which was launched on mobile phones. This channel is famous for its various documentary works and series of episodes based on true facts and wonan award on Military Documentary Section.

3. ABP News

This news channel is one of the most watched news channel which got its recognition as Star news in 2003 and now changing its name to Ananda Bazar Patrika( ABP News) in 2012. Star TV News Network and ABP Network declared themselves as joint venture but part their work owning entertainment to star group. This channel has been opened in Bengali and Marathi language both. Its logo has been changed but tag line (Aapko Rakhe Aage) is the same.

2. NDTV 24*7

New Delhi Television is one such English news channel which is international based also and from where various famous and renowned journalist emerged and made this field interesting from complicated. This channel was launched in the year 2003 and gained popularity through its original and true facts about some of the acute mishappenings of the country such as Kargil war, Northeast insurgency. This channel is also famous for its special news programmes such as We the People, The Big Fight and won Asian Television Award for Best News Programme .


This channel is in collaboration with two networks GBN Global Broadcasts Network and Turner Group. This channel was launched in 2004 by one of the famous news anchor Rajdeep Sardesai. This is English Indian Television channel  which is famous for its current events talk show and news reports. It is a first channel which bring up the concept of Citizen Journalism in which report is aired in separate send any indivisual citizen of India.

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