Mumbai: Times Network launched its Hindi news channel named Times Now Navbharat on August 1.
The Channel’s manifesto drafted by the legendary Indian poet, writer, and lyricist Prasoon Joshi reiterates that it’s not about pointing fingers at an issue but about solving the questions and issues concerned. With its positioning ‘Ab Badlega Bharat, Banega Navbharat’, the Channel aspires to be the voice of the country and public concerns.
With its groundbreaking initiatives, Times Now Navbharat aims to prepare the ground of reality from which the new generation will take a flight of their dreams. The Channel will not only believe in serving the news but also get to the bottom of it by unraveling the difference between truth and lies.
‘Times Now Navbharat’ will be led by Navika Kumar as Editor-in-Chief.
The Channel has come up with an exclusive lineup of prime shows:
1) 5 PM – Anchor- Sushant Sinha
Show Name – Nationalism
Tagline – Nothing More Than The Nation
Show Genre – Debate/Discussion
‘Nationalism’ is a debate show. In this show, the burning issues of the country will be discussed and debated. The main objective of the show is to take the country forward by having meaningful and solution-oriented discussions on contemporary issues. The debate-based show will focus on finding solutions to problems, away from the noisy and chaotic atmosphere.
2) 6 PM – Anchor: Ankit Tyagi
Show Name – Log Tantra
Tagline – Because You Matter
Show Genre – News
This news show is completely dedicated to the common man of the country. The show will have ground reports on issues related to the common man. In this show, the reporters will go to the bottom of the issues and interact with people related to them. The show will also talk to people who have answers to these issues. A logical solution will be found in this program to the issues related to the common man. At a time when theatricality has become more involved in the news than journalism, ‘Log Tantra’ will present the core spirit of Times Now Navbharat. The show will talk people-to-people and bring about change.
3) 7 PM – Anchor: Padmaja Joshi
Show Name – Dhaakad Exclusive
Tagline – News That Is Nowhere Else
Show Genre – News
Following the lead of Times Group’s ‘News Breaks Here First’, the ‘Dhaakad Exclusive’ show will bring you the biggest exclusive news stories of the day.
4) 8 PM – Anchor: Navika Kumar
Show Name – Sawaal Public Ka
Tagline – It’s Your Turn to Ask Questions
Show Genre – Debate (Discussion)
This will be the first show in the world of news in which the common man, sitting at home, will be able to directly question the panelists and experts of the live debate show. ‘SawaalPublic Ka’ will be a show that will bring about a radical change in the practice of debate going on till now.
5) 9 PM – Anchor: Sushant Sinha
Show Name- News Ki Pathshala
Tagline – Everyone’s Class Will Be Taken Here
Show Genre – News Analysis
‘News Ki Pathshala’ will bring to the audience news and its analysis uniquely and interestingly. The barriers to the old-fashioned way of presenting news will not be there anymore. This show will not even have any script. Despite this, each and everyone will be made accountable before the public.
Complex issues will be presented in such a way on this show that even the common man can understand and connect with them completely. This will be a news-presenting show that has not been tried in the news world so far.
6) 10 PM – Anchor: Meenakshi Kandwal
Show Name – Opinion India Ka
Tagline – News Ka Public Meter
Show Genre – News
Gone are the days when people only watched the news. ‘Times Now Navbharat’ brings such an opportunity for people to express their opinion on any issue that affects them. The ‘News Ka Public Meter’ will give people a chance to decide what they want to see. People will have their opinion, rating, and voting on every news.
Along with telling the news, this show will tell the country’s pulse and what the people of the country are thinking on any issue. It will be a news show of the feelings of the nation.