Syed Ansari (Aaj Tak), Prakash Kumar (ABP News) are best anchor, reporter

On Tuesday, our Media Monitoring Team found BSP chief Mayawati, who decided to quit the Rajya Sabha, to be the most covered face while Syed Ansari of Aaj Tak was the best anchor and Prakash Kumar of ABP News was the best reporter of the day. In terms of speed of breaking news, News 18 and ABP News were the fastest.

Most Covered FaceMost Covered Face 18.7.2017

BSP supremo Mayawati said she would resign from the Rajya Sabha after legislators created a ruckus when she was speaking about uncontrolled atrocities against Dalits in UP. “If I am not allowed to speak right now, I will give my resignation rightaway,” she said. She added that If she was not allowed to speak for society, she had no right to be in either house.

Best AnchorBEST ANCHOR OF THE DAY 18 JULY 2017

Syed Ansari of Aaj Tak presented a news segment on the last day for filing nomination papers for the vice-presidential election. The NDA candidate, Venkaiah Naidu, and his opposition counterpart, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, filed their nominations. The anchor presented the whole report with perspective and information for viewers.

Best Reporter BEST REPORTER 18 JULY 2017

Prakash Kumar of ABP News reported on the current political crisis in Bihar where the RJD and the JD (U) seem to be at loggerheads over the issue of Tejashwi Yadav continuing as Deputy CM. Kumar said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is of the view that Tejashwi should resign if he could not counter corruption charges levelled against him. Kumar presented the report affably and efficiently in a short span of time.

Breaking news

Indian Army retaliates after Pakistan opens fire at Kashmir’s Poonch, Balakot

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8 :21 AM 9:30 AM

Will not pull back our troops from Doklam, says China on Doklam stand-off

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8:35 AM 9:33 AM

3 LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter, identities being ascertained

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9:04 AM 10: 19 AM

Nitish Kumar insists on Tejashwi’s resignation, Grand Alliance govt in trouble

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10:06 AM 10:40 AM

Cordon and search operations in Kashmir continue as Indian Army foils infiltration bid in Gurez sector

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10:12 AM 10:13 AM

Smriti Irani to take charge as I&B minister, Narendra Tomar gets urban development

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11:04 AM 11:05 AM 11:06 AM 11:06 AM 11:06 AM 11:09 AM

Mayawati raises Saharanpur issue, says atrocities against Dalits continuing, will resign from Rajya Sabha if not allowed to raise issues

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11:17 AM 11:16 AM 11:12 AM 11:11 AM

Venkaiah Naiu to be NDA’s nominee for VP, will take on opposition’s Gopal Krishna Gandhi

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11:26 AM 11:27 AM 11:28 AM 11:28 AM 11:29 AM 11:35 AM 11:36 AM

It’s painful to leave the party, have been engaged in public life for over four decades, says Venkaiah Naidu after filing nomination

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