NDTV is an abbreviation for National Domestic Television. It is owned by a group of businessmen who formed a syndicate, later becoming the majority shareholder. At its inception, it had only one television set, which was situated in New Delhi.
New Delhi Television Limited is an Indian national news media organization focusing on digital and broadcast news publication. The business is said to be a pioneer independent news broadcasting in India, which pioneered the very first local news channel on air, and later the first ever global news network in the country. The company's website contains much more information about the company and its history of breaking news stories and many current affairs items. Amongst its offerings are the ongoing” NDTV Today” programme, which present Indian stories; Manoranjan, a daily magazine covering all facets of Mananajm, India's most ancient state; Hindi daily newspaper, Daini, that provide a platform for Indian writing; and NDTV Go, a unique international news programme that is transmitted directly to homes in India.
Current affairs and news reporting are some of the specializations within the company's portfolio of programmes. The “NDTV Go” programme is produced and managed by the Managing Editor, Naveen Kaushik, who previously worked with CNN International. The channel is managed by Sanjay Kaul, who have also worked with CNN, and Al Jazeera English. The Managing Editor has full control over the content and can hire and fire employees, but is not involved in the editorial process. The station is managed by Ravi Teja, who is in charge of production and all other editorial aspects.
The news department at “NDTV” is led by Chetan Bhargava, who previously worked with Times of India as an editor and also as an assistant editor at Time Out. Prior to working at ndtv, Mr. Bhargava was an editor at Financial Times. He is in charge of all editorial decisions pertaining to the channel and has the final say on any footage that may be used and aired. All videographers and editors are bound by strict editorial guidelines and do not approve any footage that goes against the channel's policy. The channel employs more than 200 people including production staff to carry out operations.
The channel's editorial director, Chetan Bhargava, is based in Delhi and has had a varied media career. He joined publications like KVMS and Mint editors before joining ndtv in 2001 as an associate editor. During his time at KVMS, he also worked as an account manager for a well-known publishing house. After that, he worked as a communications professional with the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
Among his duties at ndtv is the regular posting of popular stories on their flagship . . . . . . website, which is managed and operated from a small office in New Delhi. His other major responsibility is that of operating the finance department and dealing with payments from both advertisers and channel subscribers. Chetan has a background as a journalism graduate from Jawaharlal Nehru University and is fluent in Hindi. Since becoming a full-time employee of ndtv in 2001, he has covered many topics ranging from travel, business, technology, globalization and politics.