News18 Lokmat is a joint venture of two leading media powerhouses in India, Network 18’s TV18 Broadcast Ltd. and the Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd, running Maharashtra’s foremost newspaper. The 24-hours world class credible news channel in Marathi, established in the year 2008, has positioned itself on top of the ladder in the regional broadcast news industry, in a short time span. It is known for its unique regional content, unbiased attitude and exceptional coverage of state, national and international news, making it Maharashtra’s leading Marathi news and current affairs channel. With an exceptional team of reporters, journalists and non-stop coverage that makes sense, News18 Lokmat has contributed significantly to the rise of regional broadcast news, and attracting Marathi viewers even in the smallest part of the nation.
News18 Lokmat caters to a diverse genre spanning politics, business, sports and entertainment. News18 Lokmat also provides its news broadcasts streaming video feeds via its website www.news18lokmat.com
News18 Network India’s largest news network*, a part of Network18 operates 17 general news channels in India as well as in other countries. The network’s flagship English general news channel is CNN-News18 and Hindi general news channel is News18 India. Through Panorama, a subsidiary of TV18, the network operates a bouquet of 13 regional news channels namely News18 Urdu, News18 Rajasthan, News18 Bihar/Jharkhand, News18 Madhya Pradesh/Chattisgarh, News18 Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand, News18 Bangla, News18 Kannada, News18 Gujarati, News18 Odia, News18/Punjab/Haryana/Himachal Pradesh, News18 Kerala, News18 Tamil Nadu and News18 Assam/North East. TV18 also operates a joint venture with the Lokmat Group which houses the Marathi news channel News18 Lokmat. To cover the global audience & sizable NRI population, TV18 operates News18, a twenty-four hour television news channel designed to give global audiences a window into the world’s largest democracy. *BARC