On a November night in 1988, India turned on its TV to what would become a tube-changing phenomenon.
NDTV's first show, 'The World This Week' opened country's eyes to the world in a way it had never seen before. Hard hitting, credible journalists revealed a unique Indian perspective on the world's affairs.
It turned out, in fact, to be a unique perspective on television itself.
This half-hour nugget set off an unstoppable chain of events - the decline of government-controlled news, the burgeoning of private TV networks, and the ushering in of today's landscape of viewer democracy.
What was one small step for a company called New Delhi Television Ltd., was one giant leap for the Indian broadcasting industry.
NDTV was the brainchild of its Executive Co-Chairpersons, Radhika and Prannoy Roy. Prannoy Roy brought a country to the edge of its seat with his innate knack of translating the complicated facts of election politics and...
Commercial and critical success aside, what the corporation is most proud of is how its work works in the real world. Using its powerful reach to campaign for and with the people of India.