Vidya Nath Jha (Zee News), Sahil Joshi (Aaj Tak) are best anchor, reporter

On Friday, our Media Monitoring Team found the CBI raid at Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s house to be the most covered story while Vidya Nath Jha of Zee News was the best anchor and Sahil Joshi of Aaj Tak was the best reporter of the day. In terms of speed of breaking news, ABP News and News 18 were the fastest.

Most Covered StoryMost Covered Story 16.6.2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the house of the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, on Friday. The reason for the search was the likely financial manipulation during the “Talk to AK” programme. There have been reports that government money was used to fund the programme. Questions were raised on the money spent on the programme during Arvind Kejriwal’s election campaigns. The CBI denied that a raid was conducted, saying the purpose of the visit was to look into some matters and clarify them. 

Best AnchorBEST ANCHOR 16.6.17

Vidya Nath Jha of Zee News presented a segment on 100 news items of the nation and the world. He started with news about the search operation conducted by the CRPF and the SOG. There have been reports of Junaid Mattoo, the commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, hiding in Kulgam in Kashmir with three other terrorists. Jha ended his bulletin with a report on Baba Ramdev’s biopic series. The anchor was informative and pithy, which made his presentation rivetting.

Best ReporterBEST REPOTER 16 JUNE 2017

Sahil Joshi of Aaj Tak reported on the verdict on Abu Salem by the TADA court in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case. Along with Salem, seven other accused were also to be sentenced. Joshi was concise and direct, and elaborated on the background of the case.

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1993 bomb blast case: TADA court to give verdict on Abu Salem and 7 other accused

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Police, army and CRPF joint operation surrounds Junaid Mattoo along with three other terrorists, opens fire towards them, 2 police casualties

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MP: Farmer commits suicide in Budhni because of his loans

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Meeting of Sonia and Rajnath to decide the next presidential candidate

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CBI raids Manish Sisodia’s house regarding “Talk to AK” programme, CBI looking for clarifications

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Court starts giving verdict in 1993 bomb blast case; Mustafa Dossa, his brother, Mohammad Dossa, Firoz Khan, Taher Merchant, and Firoz Abdul Rashid found guilty

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