Top 5 Most Popular Journalists in India
India can be considered as one of the most important states of the subcontinent and only for its large population, it can be discussed politically and socially in the country. There is a long list of news channels and newspapers in the country which is helping people in the publicity of political matters and well know about the reality of Indian politics. We recently shared an interesting list of journalists in Pakistan and here we are covering India again.
Barkha is a columnist, television journalist and group editor in New Delhi Television. In 1999, she became the chief of the cover of the Kargil war and in the interview with Vikram Batra. Since then, he has included all major struggles in Afghanistan, Kashmir, Iraq and Pakistan. He is also a member of the International Society for the Advisory Council of the Asia Society and was also appointed as a member of the National Integral Council of India in 2012.
Though Barkha enjoys a lot of seniority in Indian journalism, his criticism is controversial in many of Sonia Gandhi’s supporters and many controversial writings of his writings. He has been awarded ‘TV Personality of the Year’ award in 2012.
Rajdeep is the son of former Indian cricketer Dilip Sardesai. He started his career as a journalist in 1994 with New Delhi Television and now the company owns ‘Global Broadcast News’. Sardesai has covered major national politics and is writing a fortnight column in seven newspapers. He has been awarded the Best Editor in the main prize in 2013.
Covering the Kashmir conflict, Chandra received prominence and is one of the main journalists of India today. He has posted the news at 9 am and is currently doing talk show ‘The Big Fight’ and ‘Gadget Guru’. He is also the CEO and Executive Director of New Delhi Television. The first book of the moon, ‘The Srinagar Conspiracy’, published in 2000, became a best seller. Among his major achievements are interviews with King Abdullah, Rupert Murdoch, Bill Gates and Simon Pérez of Saudi Arabia. He is very active in media campaigns for public interest and has worked to bring light to rural areas through a project called ‘Greenstone’.
Sharen is a journalist and news anchor and is associated with UTV and CNBC-TV18. He started his career as a news researcher for Career Thapar. Currently, he is the Chief and Bureau Chief of CNBC-TV18. In 2013, he became the managing editor for the channel. Saren is also working as a producer for the flagship show. She is the editor of the Young Turk series, a show that brings forth bright ideas and young entrepreneurs. They have been awarded the NNBA Award for Best Anchor English in 2013.
Uday started his career with UTV and is now affiliated with CNBC Asia. He left the post of Managing Editor to become part of the CNBC Research Team. After that, he moved into Network 18 and other programs like Market Show, Daily Business Bulletin and ‘Corporate Radar’ are doing. He was awarded the ‘Journal of the Year’ award in 2012, the Broadcasting category.