48-award haul for India Today Group at ENBA 2019; includes Best News Channels Hindi and English


The India Today Group, which has been instrumental in creating and continuously growing the category of broadcast news in India across more than four and a half decades, won big at the ENBA awards. The India Today Group won a total of 48 awards, of which 24 went to India Today TV, 20 to Aaj Tak, two to The Lallantop and one each to News Tak and Aaj Tak HD.

48-award haul for @IndiaToday Group, including Best Hindi and English news channels @AajTak and India Today TV, Lifetime Achievement Awrard for @SardesaiRajdeep Congratulations to @aroonpurie, Kalli Purie and team Click To Tweet

Aajtak bagged the prestigious Best News Channel (Hindi) Award, and India Today TV the prestigious Best News Channel (English) Award. Lallantop won the Best Digital News Channel (Hindi) Award.

Aajtak editorial head Supriya Prasad won the Editor-in-Chief of the Year (Hindi) Award, and Rajdeep Sardesai bagged the Lifetime Achievement Award. Saurabh Dwivedi won the Best Anchor on Digital News Channel (Hindi) for Lallantop.

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Some of the popular regulars too bagged prestigious awards. Khabardaar on Aajtak won Best Current Affairs Programme – Hindi Award, and three other popular Aajtak properties were declared the best in their categories, with Shwetpatra winning the       Best Business Programme (Hindi) Award, Seedhi Baat winning the Best Talk Show (Hindi) award, and Sahitya Aajtak being recognized with the Best Coverage of Entertainment (Hindi) award. (Complete list below)

image-Kalli-Purie-India-Today-Group-Awards-wins-ENBA-2019-MediaBriefOn the multiple award wins at the  prestigious ENBA 2019, Kalli Purie, Vice-Chairperson of the India Today Group, said, “It is always motivating when hard work is recognised and honoured. But to win big on a big stage and for an election year, that’s ace.

“For both channels to win the top honour is significant, and it shows the bilingual thinking, sensibility and unrivalled journalistic strength of our network,” Purie said.

The India Today Group is India’s most respected and diversified news media conglomerate that, ever since the launch of India Today Magazine in 1975, has created a legacy of trust, leadership and admiration. India Today’s launch set the beginning of the group’s journey into a multi-brand, multi-platform and multi-vertical media group, with brands that command thought leadership across categories. The Group has today become a barometer for trust, integrity and excellence in journalism across TV, Print and Digital.

India Today Group’s award wins at ENBA 2019:

S. No. Channel Property / Personality / Campaign Name Category
1 Aajtak AajTak News Channel of the Year – Hindi
2 India Today India Today TV News Channel of the Year – English
3 Aajtak Supriya Prasad Editor-in-Chief of the Year- Hindi
4 India Today Rajdeep Sardesai Lifetime Achievement Award
5 Aajtak Khabardaar Best Current Affairs Programme- Hindi
6 Aajtak Shwetpatra Best Business Programme- Hindi
7 Aajtak SeedhiBaat Best Talk Show- Hindi
8 Aajtak Sahitya AajTak Best Coverage of Entertainment (Hindi)
9 Aajtak Unnao Rape Case Best Coverage on Social issues (Hindi)
10 Aajtak Khabardar Best Prime Time Show (Hindi)
11 Aajtak Special Report Best Prime Time Show (Hindi)
12 Aajtak Naveen Bisht Best use of Technology by a news channel (AR/ VR/ AI) (Hindi)
13 Aajtak Anajna Om Kashyap Best Anchor- Hindi
14 Aajtak Rohit Sardana Best Anchor- Hindi
15 Aajtak Sweta Singh – Kumbh Mela Best Spot News Reporting- Hindi
16 Aajtak Rohit Sardana Best Spot News Reporting- Hindi
17 Aajtak Sweta Singh- Pulwama Terror Attack Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter- Hindi
18 Aajtak Rohit Sardana Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter- Hindi
19 Aajtak Motorcycle Diaries VIDEO JOURNALIST:- Syed Mohsin Khan & Dinesh lal Best Videographer- Hindi
20 Aajtak Nitin Bhardwaj, Vipin Panwar, Amit Singh: Vandemataram – Cobra Commando Best Video Editor- Hindi
21 Aajtak Naveen Kumar Best News Producer- Hindi
22 Aajtak Rohit Sardana Best Anchor on Digital News Channel (Hindi)
23 Aajtak Anajna Om Kashyap Best Anchor on Digital News Channel (Hindi)
24 Aajtak DuniyaAajtak Best International Program – Hindi
25 India Today Red Report: Chhattisgarh Best Current Affairs Programme- English
26 India Today News Track Best Talk Show – English
27 India Today Campus Face-off Best Talk Show – English
28 India Today Motorcycle Diaries: Rajasthan Best In-depth Series- English
29 India Today Chandrayaan Best News Coverage – National- English
30 India Today Howdy Modi Best News Coverage – International- English
31 India Today Cloud Of Death Best Coverage on Social issues (English)
32 India Today In Depth Best Early Prime Show (English)
33 India Today Newstrack Best Late prime time show (English)
34 India Today Rajdeep Sardesai Best Spot News Reporting- English
35 India Today Gaurav Sawant Best Spot News Reporting- English
36 India Today Videographer – Amit Kumar Nuclear Postcards Best Videographer- English
37 India Today Videographer – Himanshu Sharma Giant Shadow Best Videographer- English
38 India Today Satish Kapoor: J&K’s Act Brutal Best Video Editor- English
39 India Today Kishore Sethi: The Madarsa Caveat Best Video Editor- English
40 India Today Sanjiv And Kishore : Prisoners Of The Sun Best Video Editor- English
41 India Today Vivek Mahendra- Elections on my plate Best News Producer- English
42 India Today Nishant Devgn- Jab We Met Best News Producer- English
43 India Today Election On My Plate Best Channel or Programme Promo- English
44 India Today India Elects India Today Best Channel or Programme Promo- English
45 India Today India Elects India Today Best Show Identity – English
46 Lallantop Saurabh Dwivedi Best Anchor on Digital News Channel (Hindi)
47 Lallantop Lallantop Best Digital Media News Channel (Hindi)
48 News Tak News Tak Best Digital Media News Channel (Hindi)


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