Times Now is one of the most popular Indian 24-hour English news channel. It was launched in 2006 by Times Global Broadcasing Company Limited, (joint-venture of The Times Group (Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.) and Reuters. Based in Mumbai and broadcasted in three countries India, Singapore and USA, the channel has gained immense popularity in the recent years. Arnab Goswami is the present Editor-in Chief for the channel. Sunil Lulla is the current CEO.
The news channel was the first in India to be launched on mobile screens. The facility was available under Reliance Infocomm Network. An episode on the Siachin Glacier of Line of Duty, a series anchored by Maroof Raza, Consultant cum Strategic Affairs Expert on the Indian armed forces won an Award at the Rome Film Festival in the year 2005. The TV series also entered the Limca Book of Records for being first military reality show of the country.
The live television channel has won a number of awards and accolades for its incredible performances in the field of mass communication and media including exchange4media News Broadcasting (ENBA) Awards, ENBA 2012, and News Channel of the year.
The editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami has drawn comparisons from popular anchor, Bill O'Reilly of Fox News for his aggressive behaviour towards his guests. Presently, the audiences can watch the news channel through online streaming by various companies across the country. All one requires for enjoying online streaming facility is strong World Wide Web connection and a PC.