We start with the video rounding the Social sites. Video is of “Badi khabar” Program of NDTV-India. The video shows the Corrupt face of Media (Congress ki taraf se Defend kar dena). The video shows the syndicate between political parties and media houses. NDTV is not the only channel sponsored by a party. But there are many channels controlled or owned by political houses.


Some of biggest name are:

Channel/Media Group

Political Party


India News


The Hindi language Indian TV news channel is run by Kartikeya Sharma. Kartikeya Sharma is brother of Manu Sharma who is serving life sentence in Tihar jail in Jessica Lal murder case. His father Vinod Sharma is a congress MLA from Haryana.


Shiromani Akalee Dal

The Shiromani Akalee Dal leader sukhabeer singh Badal not only control his party but also controls the Famous PTC and PTC News channel. The channels were under controversy for being used as tool of Election campaign.

Sakshi TV

YSR Congress

The top news channel and media house of Andhra Pradesh is owned and controlled by YS Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late YS Rajasekhara Reddy the former CM of Andhra Pradesh. Jagan mohan Reddy was in jail for the irregularities  done in establishing of Media group.


Telangana Rashtra Samiti

The another news channel of Andhra Pradesh. Channel is owned by the Head of Telangana Rashtra Samiti(TRS), Chandrashekar Rao. The channel had the main role in projecting the Rao as big and powerful leader.

SUN Network


The media empire is Owned and controlled by Kalanidhi Maran of DMK. DMK is the biggest political party of Tamilnadu. And was in news for distributing the free TV after election win of 2006. How big SUN Network is you can read here(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_TV_Network).

Jaya TV


The channel is owned by Jayalalita, Head of ruling party and current chief minister of Tamilnadu.



The channel is owned by Matang Singh. And channel played a big role in re-shining his political carrier.



The channel is owned by Rajeev shukla along with Wife Anuradha Prasad.

Kasturi Tv

Janata dal(S)

The channel is owned and run by Anita kumarswamy, wife of Kumarswamy.  Kumarswamy is the son of Ex-Prime minister Devegowda and was ex-chiefminister of Karnataka.

Aakash Bangla & 24 Ghanta


The channel is owned by Aveek Datta.


Other than above channels Mamatta Bennerji have announced a new news channel. Let’s see where this Media fight stops and the fourth pillar of Democracy behave responsibly.

Posted 5 years, 10 months ago by CA Pulkit Sharma

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