India TV is a national Hindi news channel based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The channel was launched on 20 May 2004 by Rajat Sharma and wife Ritu Dhawan. The channel is a subsidiary of Independent News Service, which was co-founded by Sharma and Dhawan in 1997.
|Launched||20 May 2004|
|Network||Independent News Services Private Ltd.|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Audience share||133,366 (August 2019, BARC India)|
|Slogan||आप की आवाज (Voice of the public)|
|Headquarters||B-30, Sector 85, Noida, India|
|Airtel digital TV||Channel 315|
|Tata Sky||Channel 514|
|Reliance Digital TV||Channel 410|
|Dish TV||Channel 653|
|Videocon d2h||Channel 315|
|Sun Direct||Channel 586|
|India TV Live||Watch Live|
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.
- "News channel promises to be different". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
- "Terrorists Ring Up India TV Twice During Siege Using Hostages' Cellphones". Businesswire India. 27 November 2007.