Tag Archives: Zee Media

Zee Media gets 3 TV channel licenses  

  Zee Media Corporation has procured three new licences from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB). The news broadcaster, which is planning to launch an English news channel, has received two uplinking news licences in English under Wion and Zee 24 Hour Business. The other channel is in Hindi language named Zee Bihar Jharkhand. [...]

Zee Media to acquire 80% stake in India Today companies

Essel Group-owned Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL), which operates a clutch of news channels, is entering the home-shopping television business. ZMCL has agreed to acquire up to 80% stake in India Today groups loss-making e-commerce and TV shopping entities for INR 1.66 billion in tranches spread over four years. The board of ZMCL has given [...]

Zee Media to launch new English news channel

Zee Media Corporation Limited is planning to launch a new English news channel for the global audience. According to Dr Subhash Chandra of the Essel Group, the channel will be launched without a partner and will be rolled out in India first. I have been harbouring this thought of starting a global news network in [...]

SC asks government to clarify its stand against MIB notice to Zee Media

Supreme Court has asked the government about Ministry of Information notice against Zee Media. MIB had issued a show-cause notice against Zee following a complaint filed by Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal. Back in April 2013, Jindal had complained that Zee News and Zee Business editors Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia had demanded INR1 [...]