Republic to enter regional languages this year – Arnab Goswami

News broadcaster Republic plans to expand its digital offering to six languages by March, and has also had discussions on taking over news channels in non-Hindi, non-English languages in India, founder Arnab Goswami said in an interview today. “I had thought that by the end of this financial year, we would do ten languages on […]

BARC Ratings: India Today beats Times Now, gains on Republic TV

The sudden increase in the number of people watching TV news has led to massive changes in the ranking tables of English news channels in India, with ‘centrist’ channels like India Today and CNN-News18 making strong gains. Latest data from rating agency BARC India shows strong gains for India Today Television, which has beaten long-time […]

Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV launching this weekend

Republic TV, the English-language television channel headed by journalist Arnab Goswami will go on air on several cable and DTH platforms in India starting Friday evening. Official confirmation came from Dish TV, India’s oldest DTH platform, which confirmed that the channel will be made available starting from Saturday. Subscribers of Dish TV will get the […]

Republic TV will be nationalist, pro-military & global – Arnab Goswami

Republic TV, the upcoming news channel, will be staunchly nationalist and pro-military, and will attempt to bring back ‘balance’ into a media dominated by a small set of academics and intellectuals in the capital, going by the comments of Arnab Goswami, the head of the channel. “All Indians should be pro military and pro India. If that makes […]

Tata Sky starts testing Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV, launch tomorrow?

Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV’s is reported to be readying for its launch next week, with DTH operator Tata Sky starting test transmission of the channel. The channel is expected to carry the number 616, and be officially available from 10 PM on Friday, May 5. UPDATE: The channel will be launched this weekend. Separately, the channel […]

Arnab Goswami teases the launch of Republic TV

Arnab Goswami, arguably the most talked about Indian journalist in recent years, has released a teaser video on the upcoming launch of his new television channel Republic TV. The video shows Goswami writing a letter to Mr Gandhi — perhaps a reference to Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi — informing him that ‘he’s coming […]

Arnab Goswami chides India Today for its ‘negative campaign’ against his channel

Throwing the latest viewership numbers in its face, Arnab Goswami, editor of Times Now proclaimed that his channel had returned to No. 1 and urged his rival (read India Today) not to waste its money on futile marketing campaigns. “Each time someone mocks or apes us, our viewership grows. There is a big lesson in […]