Ashish Bagga, Group CEO, India today Group added, ‘The trust and the serious following that Aaj Tak enjoys with the viewers is phenomenal and is something that we’re very proud of. We are committed to keep improving upon ourselves. Shifting into the new state of the art studios will strengthen our presentation further and make the offering in line with the best global standards.
Driven by innovative programming this year, Aaj Tak has been setting the news agenda for the industry. Exemplary coverage during this period around Inflation, Coal-gate, London Olympics, Team Anna and Baba Ramdev’s campaigns against corruption, presidential elections, the communal violence and threat to people from north east India, T20 World Cup, 100th century of Sachin, IPL, shooting at the US Gurdwara, Geetika Sharma suicide case, Floods in North India, FDI in India, Fuel price hike, UP Election besides other significant coverage have helped the channel retain the top position increasing the Margin of leadership.
While receiving the award on behalf on Aaj Tak team, Supriya Prasad, Managing Editor said, “The award is the reflection of hard work and dynamism of the entire team at Aaj Tak under the leadership of Aroon Purie (Chairman & Editor-in-chief, India Today Group). What makes this award special is the fact that Aaj Tak has won it twelve times in-a-row. I would like to congratulate the entire team of Aaj Tak and our viewers, who have always entrusted faith in our news channel.”
Headlines Today– TV Today Network’s English News Channel won Best Documentary Award for ‘India’s abandoned child.’ A documentary on the plight of children in Manipur, done by Special Correspondent Preeti Choudhry’.