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Our Origin Story

ABP News Network Pvt.Ltd (ANN) is a News Media company with its presence in the Television and Digital Media in multiple Indian languages, with a prominent footprint in India and abroad. ANN’s core purpose is to create an Informed and Happy Society. ANN is a group company of ABP which was incorporated almost 90 years ago and continues to be one of the largest Indian Media Conglomerates.

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2003

The television entity ANN was incorporated.

Since 2003, ANN has pioneered the way news is disseminated in India in Indian languages. ANN also has a considerable presence on digital platforms with news websites in Hindi, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati, Punjabi, besides platforms about Cricket & Bollywood.

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2012

ANN becomes a fully owned Indian News Broadcast Media Company

With the eight-year affiliation with the Star network coming to an end. Media Content and Communications (MCCS), the company that owned and operated the news channels, said that after the split, Hindi news channel Star News would be named ABP News, Bengali news channel Star Ananda would become ABP Ananda and the Marathi news channel Star Majha would be called ABP Majha.

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Today

What Drives Us

Since the inception of the channel in 2005, it has been our vision to update our viewers with the latest news before anyone else and in it’s truest form without any colour or bias. We are and we want to remain the No.1 News channel in Bengali, not only in terms of numbers and ratings but also in terms of perception amongst our viewers. Every news that we broadcast is not only fire-checked for facts but are also analysed form a healthy neutral point of view to give it the completeness that we are revered for. This has always been our goal and shall remain to be always.

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Our Core Values

Our Core Purpose

To create a journalistic impact that acts as the foundation of an Informed and Happy Society, by providing unbiased, unaltered information that makes them capable of forming opinions and act on them.These are the pillars that not only define us and the way we do things, but also shape our future-forward business processes.

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