Awards of Excellence

2004 - 2005

Common Wealth Broadcasting Association

Award for exceptional News feature 2004

Education for Sale


Indian Telly Awards

Comic Shorts

Gustakhi Maaf

Current affairs programme of the Year

Chai Stop

The Talk Show of the Year

The Big Fight

Television News Channel of the Year

NDTV India

TV Cameraman of the year (News & Documentary)

Pooja Arya

Editor of the year

Jatin Gupta, Jhalak


Promax and BDA Asia

Gold: Best News/Current Affairs Promo


IPI India Award

Excellence in journalism

Asian Television Awards

Best Talk Show

The Big Fight

Highly Commended Best Current Affairs Presenter

Barkha Dutt, We The People

Runner Up

Election Coverage, Scope for Improvement, Vote Matters

Hero Honda ITA Awards

Best Talk / Chat show

We The people, Barkha Dutt

Best Interstitial / Fillers

Gustakhi Maaf


Best News / Current Affairs Show

Barkha Dutt, Big Story

Best Talk / Chat Show

The Big Fight

Best Television Event

Jai Jawan

2005 – 2006

Common Wealth Broadcasting Association


Award for Innovative Engineering 2006

For use of Web Software “Macromedia Flash” to create and deliver
realtime graphics for television

Indian Telly Awards

Best News Anchor


Best English News Channel


Hero Honda ITA Awards

Best Television “Event”

Jai Jawan

Best Anchor Talk Show

Big Fight – Vikram Chandra

Best Anchor Current Affairs

We The People – Barkha Dutt

Asian Television Award

Best News Programme

Waves of Destruction

Best Cable & Satellite Channel of the Year


Runner Up

Best Single News Story – Bihar Floods
Best Live Event Coverage – Blast in Srinagar Transport Office
Best News / Current Affairs special – Inside PoK
Best News Presenter / Anchor – Barkha Dutt – Nation Tonight
Best News Presenter / Anchor – Nidhi Razdan – X Factor

2006 – 2007

Asian Television Award


Runner Up

Best Current Affairs Presenter-Barkha Dutt
The Big Fight- Vikram Chandra

Best News Story

Hunger Deaths in Gorakhpur-Shikha Trivedy

Highly Commended” Best Infotainment Programme

Spectacular Spas

Hero Honda ITA Awards

Best Anchor

We The People-Barkha Dutt

Best Anchor for News & Current Affairs

Sreenivasan Jain

Best Talk & Chat Show


Best Lifestyle Show

Tejas Patel

Indian Telly Awards

Best News Channel

NDTV 24x7

Best TV Cameraman

Forces of Nature-Vinod Pandey

Best Ad Sales Head

Raj Nayak

Best TV Documentary

Special Report-Kanishka Tragedy

Best TV Current Affairs Programme

India Report

Best News Show

The Nation Tonight

Best TV Packaging

NDTV Profit

Best Edutainment/Science/Knowledge Based Show

Just Books

Best Current Affairs Programme

Jessica’s Fight for Justice

Best Edutainment/Science/Knowledge Based Show

India Innovates

Best News Show

Witness-Vidarbha Farmers-Suicide Tourism

Best Entertainment News Show

Gustakhi Maaf

Best Videography

Saving Congo-Manvendra Gautam

Best Editor (Non-Fiction)

Jatin Gupta

New York Festival 2007


Best Coverage-On-Going News Story

Witness Farmers Suicide Team-Silver World Medal

Finalist Certificate

Bribe for Corpse Teams-Inserts Investigative Report

EU India Award

Special Report on HIV Aids-Mohuya Chaudhuri

CNN Awards

Young Journalist Award

Tejasvi Pratima & Poonam Aggarwal (Runner Up)

Indian Science Congress Association Award

Best Science Writer-Pallav Bagla