Top 5 Leading News Channels in India

Best News Channels in India

List of Top 5 Leading News Channels in India

  • Aaj Tak

  • NDTV India

  • DD News

  • ABP News (Star News)

  • Zee News

Which is the Best News Channels in India? NDTV India and Aaj Tak are enjoying the top position of news channels for many years. These channel have lot of trusted sources and tallness personals to handle news without correction. DD news is also well known for its pure news. NDTV conducts lots of panel discussion and resolving public problems. Here below we are listing the Top 5 Best News Channels in India. Comment Which is your favorite? 

1. Aaj Tak


Aaj Tak is one of the famous Indian news channel offers 24-hour Hindi-language news in India. The channel owned by TV Today Network Ltd. It is launched in India on December 31, 1998. The channel uses broadcast television and online network. It is owned by picture media and comes with a slogan “Sabse Tez” (English: ‘The Fastest’). The channel, for the last 13 years won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best News Channel. 

It is also available as a pay channel to the international market. The broadcast area includes India & Worldwide Headlines Today is a sister channel of Aaj Tak. Available via Tata Sky (India) -Channel 457, Sky (UK and Ireland)-Channel 818, Eutelsat 28A (Europe) -11344 V 27500 2/3, Videocon D2H -Channel 303, Airtel digital TV -Channel 277 and Dish Network (USA)-Channel 706[1].

2. NDTV India


NDTV India is a famous news channel in India launched on 2003. The channel owned by the NDTV. The broadcast area includes India and International. The channel headquartered at New Delhi. NDTV 24×7, NDTV Good Times and NDTV Profit are the sister channels. This Hindi language news channel owned by  New Delhi Television Ltd. ‘The World This Week’ for Doordarshan show by  NDTV is very famous. It competes with Times Now, Live India, Azad News, CNEB etc.

3. DD News


Doordarshan News is also known as the DD News. Doordarshan is a famous Indian public service broadcaster and also a division of Prasar Bharati. This Indian TV news channel launched on 3 November 2003. It is owned by Prasar Bharati. The sister channels of this channels includes DD national, DD India, DD sports, DD Bharati and DD Metro. The channel available through Dish TV-Channel 563, Tata Sky-Channel 453, Big TV-Channel 405, Airtel Digital TV-Channel 280, Sun Direct DTH-Channel 550 and DD Direct Plus-Channel 2.

BY 2009, Doordarshan celebrated its joyful 50 years. “News Night” show is a famous show which is became a facelift for the channel. The channel competes with the Azad News, NDTV, live India, News 24 etc. The channel formerly called Doordarshan Kendra Delhi and headquarters at New Delhi.

4. ABP News (Star News)


ABP news is a famous news channel in India. Earlier it was known as Star News adn owned by  joint venture between News Corporation owned STAR TV/Fox International Channels. The channel currently owned by ABP group. The channel launched in February 1998 (as STAR News) and 1 June 2012 (as ABP News). The channel broadcast in Hindi Language and Broadcast area includes India and International.

The channel headquarter at Noida, India. ABP Ananda and ABP Majha are the sister channels of STAR News. STAR news available in Tata Sky (India) Channel 454, Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 2760, Dish TV (India) Channel 569, Sun Direct (India) Channel 133, Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 275, One B (New Zealand), Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 817, DirecTV (US) Channel 2002 and Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel TBA.

5. Zee News


Zee News Ltd (ZNL) is a well known and famous media and Entertainment Company owns Zee News Channel. It is a subsidiary of Essel Group. It is founded on March 31, 2006 and headquartered at Uttar Pradesh, India. The main people of the channel are Subash Chandra (Chairman) and Sudhir Chaudhary (CEO). Broadcasting, cable are the main services by them. Zee news launched on 1999 and language of broadcasting is Hindi. Sister channels of these channels are Zee Business Zee Marathi, Zee 24 Taas, Zee Bangla, 24 Ghanta, Zee Punjabi, Zee Telugu and Zee Kannada.

Other Best Leading and Most Popular News Channels in India

  • IBN 7
  • Star News
  • TV9 Karnataka
  • TV9 Telugu News
  • ABP News
  • News 24

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