Now in a world full of people, every minute and second an incident happen in every corner of the Earth. We get the information of these incidents through three mediums-internet, newspapers and news channels. We are aware of the fact that the whole of humanity is suffering from novel Coronavirus or Covid-19, and we get minute to minute update of the spread of this pandemic.
The total population of India is 135 crore plus and 99.99 per cent people know how harmful is novel Coronavirus and taking enough precautions to fight against this pandemic. But the credit goes to the news reports and media which are responsible for spreading a positive awareness message among masses.
There is a significant role of media for the development of India. We get connected to every corner of India through Indian media. Indian news channels contribute a substantial part in the distribution of correct information in India.
Here are the list of top 10 best Hindi news channels of India :
10. Times Now
Times Now is a popular English and Hindi news channel which is owned by The Times Group. This channel is popular for its highly sensationalized news and for its controversial law suits. Times Now channel was launched on 23rd January 2006.
Tagline – “Action begins here. Always with the news”
9. News 18
News 18 India is known as IBN7 or Channel 7 is now owned by Network 18. It was launched in 2005 by Dainik Jagran, but it was taken over by Network 18. IBN7 or Channel 7 name was updated to News 18 India in 2016. It’s top Trp shows including debate, news and headlines are ‘Aar Paar’, ‘Kattcha Chitta’ and ‘Sau Baat Ki Ek Baat.’
This channel’s lead anchors are Kishore Ajwani, Ameesh Devgan, Priti Raghunandan and Anand Narasitinan. This channel was blamed for its biasness towards BJP by some leftist but it not true on ground zero and this channel brings out the true information without any discrimination.
8. India News
India News is a popular hindi news channel. This channel was launched by ITV Network on 11th February 2018. This news channel broadcast many types of news such as politics, Bollywood and other affairs in India. The sister channels of this channel are India News Haryana, India News Punjab, India News Rajasthan, India News Uttar Pradesh etc.
Tagline – “Desh Ki Dhadkan”
7. News Nation
News nation was launched on 14 February 2013. It is famous for its Primetime show ‘Khoj Khabar.’ Edition hosts this show in Chief of News Nation Deepak Chaurasia.Deepak Chaurasiais one of the hardworking and dedicated anchors and reporter. He is praiseworthy, and his recent ground report of Shaahen Bagh exposed the dark side of the protest against CAA, NRC and NPR in Shaahen Bach.
This channel operates by News Nation Network Pvt Ltd. The headquarter of News Nation channel is situated in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. News Nation provide a pure and trusted content to their viewers.
6. News 24
News 24 was launched in 2007 by B.A.G. Network. Its top trip anchors and reporters are Anuradha Prasad, Manak Gupta and Sandeep Chaudhary. This news channel also organises a unique annual program called ‘Manthan.’ Its TRP gathering show is ‘Rashtra Ki Baat’ by Manak Gupta, executive editor of News 24. News 24 channel headquarter situated in New Delhi.
Tagline – “Think First”
5. NDTV India
NDTV India is the best Hindi news channel which provide latest and current news updates to people. It was launched by New Delhi Television Limited in 2003. The headquarter of this news channel was situated in New Delhi. This news channel is deemed as one of the news channels that cater to the less sensationalized news.
Tagline – “Experience. Truth First”
4. ABP News
ABP news known as Star News is one of the popular Hindi news channels of India. It was launched on 18th February 1998 by Star India. On 16th April 2012, Abp group handed over Star News by replacing its name with Abp news. Now, in 2020 Abp news is headed by Rubika Liyakat and Romana Isar Khan. Top Trp shows are ‘Samvidhan Ki Shapat’ and ‘Master Stroke.’ ABP group won 4 significant awards at exchange four media news awards in 2019.
Tagline : “Aapko Rakhe Aage”
3. India TV
India TV is one of the most popular Hindi news channels of India. It was launched by its star anchor and editor in chief Rajat Dharma on 20 May 2004. It is a self-made channel which famous for its two shows ‘Aap Ki Adalat’ and ‘Aaj Ki BaatRajat Sharma Ke Saath.’Rajat Sharma hosts both these shows. This channel is popular due to immense popularity, name and fame of Rajat Sharma. Other lead anchors and reporters of this channel are Saurav Sharma, Pankaj Bhargav and Archana Singh. The headquarter of this channel is situated in Noida, Uttar Pradesh India.
Tagline – “Aap ki awaj”
2. Zee News
Zee News was launched on 27th August 1999, 20 years ago and its name was Zee Sports Limited. In May 2004 it was updated to Zee News Limited. It’s top TRP shows are ‘DNA-DAILY NEWSAND ANALYSIS.’ and ‘Taal Thok Ke.’ DNA- Daily News and Analysis is a prime time show hosted by Sudhir Chaudhary(Editor in Chief). Sudhir Chaudhary is the star anchor and reporter of Zee News.
Zee News is a famous Hindi news channel. It was owned by Zee Media Corporation Limited. In starting it is a English news channel and after 2003 it became a Hindi news channel. The sisters of Zee News channel are Zee Business, Zee 24 Taas, Zee Rajasthan, Zee Punjab Haryana, 24 Ghanta.
1. Aaj Tak
Aaj Tak is one of the oldest news channels and it is a India’s number 1 Hindi news channel. It was launched on 31st December 2000. Aaj Tak is headed by anchor Anjana Om Kashyap ( Executive Editor). Other famous anchors are Rohit Sardana, Shweta Singh and Chitra Tripathi. High Trp shows are “Dangal”and “Halla Bol”. Aaj Tak won this year’s Indian Television Academy Awards for the best news channel. Aaj Tak has won this award 18 times which is a wonderful achievement.