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Deepak Chaurasia to join India News as editor-in-chief, news

One of the top Hindi television news anchors, Chaurasia has decided to quit ABP News and join ITV Media Group's India News.

Starting January 14, Deepak Chaurasia will begin a new phase in his career at ITV Media Group's India News as editor-in-chief for news. He is currently on a break and will begin work at India News on January 14.

Deepak Chaurasia to join India News as editor-in-chief, news
Chaurasia is one of the most respected anchors in the Hindi news domain. Talking to afaqs!, he confirms the news and says, "I will join India News in the capacity of editor-in-chief, news but all other details will follow after January 14."

Chaurasia has had a two-decade long career in the broadcast news industry. Before India News, he worked with ABP News (July, 2008 to December, 2012).

He has also worked with Doordarshan, Aaj Tak and STAR News. He was one of the founding members of Aaj Tak and has reported on issues from Palestine, Iraq, Kargil, Gulf and other areas. He has spent a large part of his career at Aaj Tak and joined Prasar Bharti as a consulting editor for DD in 2003. However, after nine months, he returned to Aaj Tak in 2004.

Information TV is the Parent Electronic Media Company which broadcasts 24x7 National Hindi News Channel: 'Indianews'. Indianews Haryana and Indianews Bihar are its regional satellite news channels and the company is lead by Kartikeya Sharma, managing director, Piccadilly Group of Companies.