Mimansa Malik (ZEE News), Rajkishor (ABP News) are best anchor and reporter

On Tuesday, our media monitoring team found VK Sasikala’s meeting with MLAs to be the most covered news by all channels. The team adjudged Mimansa Malik of ZEE News to be the best anchor and reporter Raj Kishore of ABP News the best reporter. In terms of speed of breaking news, NDTV India and News Nation were neck and neck.

Most Covered Story

Most covered storyIn Tamil Nadu, AIADMK general secretary Sasikala Natarajan was handed down four years imprisonment and a six-year bar thereafter from contesting elections following conviction in the disproportionate assets case by the Supreme Court. She immediately convened a legislature party meeting and sacked her rival O Panneerselvam. For chief-ministership, she nominated E Palanisamy as her successor who met Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao in the evening and staked claim to form government. The drama had viewers glued to the television till late.

Best anchor

Anchor Mimansa Malik of ZEE News presented a riveting coverage of the Sasikala story. She spoke with clarity and paced her delivery in a way that made it easy for the audience to follow the story. At the same time, she did not miss out on any detail and could successfully convey the suspense and the intrigue which kept viewers’ interest alive. Hence our team chose her as the best anchor of the day.

Best reporter

reporterABP News correspondent Raj Kishore Shah began his day at the BJP office in Lucknow, covered two rallies and ended up interviewing party president Amit Shah. He first explained how the work of the party is done in the Lucknow office.  Following this, he spoke to the party chief in his helicopter who told him about his first day of campaigning in Bareilly. Then the reporter accompanied him to Chandausi and covered the rally there. After covering both rallies, the reporter interviewed Amit Shah in his helicopter. Shah was chosen best reporter of the day.

Breaking news

Chandausi-Moradabad railway tracks found sliced up. Moradabad DRM told to investigate

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Encounter in Bandipora: Two terrorists, two soldiers dead

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SC restores Sasikala’s conviction in disproportionate assets case

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Sasikala sentenced to four years in jail and asked to pay fine of Rs 10 crore. AIADMK general secretary barred from contesting election for 10 years

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Supreme Court clarifies national anthem order

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