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Rajat Sharma Rajat Sharma DOB: 18 February 1957

India's most popular news anchor Rajat Sharma is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the nation's top Hindi news channel India TV. His courtroom show Aap Ki Adalat draws millions of viewers on weekends. He also hosts the popular 9 pm prime time news show, Aaj Ki Baat, on weeknights. He has been a familiar face on TV for over two decades and was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2015 in recognition of his service in the field of literature and education. Before joining television, he was the Editor of Onlooker, Sunday Observer and The Daily. Currently, he is the President of News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and Vice President, Strategic Affairs of The Indian Broadcasting Foundation.

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VIDEOS

Aaj Ki Baat: India TV investigation, 87 Covid patients died in a Sangli hospital manned by a homeopath doc

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 21, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

India TV investigation, 87 Covid patients died in a hospital in Sangli, Maharashtra, manned by a homeopath doc and ward boys.. Thousands of weekend tourists from Mumbai, Thane, flocked to Asherigadh fort near Palghar throwing Covid protocol to winds.. Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two Muslims in Delhi for carrying out religious conversion of nearly 1,000 people in Noida, Kanpur, Varanasi, Mathura.. Watch this and more at Aaj Ki Baat.

Aaj Ki Baat: Gold medal winner lifter Sunita Devi in Haryana cooks, washes utensils for a living

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 19, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

Union Minister for Sports Kiren Rijiju has assured help to Strength Lifter and gold medalist Sunita Rani, who even after performing good at various national and international competitions, is struggling to make her daily needs meet.

Aaj Ki Baat | How NIA trapped encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma in Antilia case

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 18, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

The NIA has arrested former Mumbai Police 'encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma in connection with the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare investigation, agency sources said Thursday afternoon.

Aaj Ki Baat: Why rumour was spread on social media that calf serum was used in making of Covaxin vaccine

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 16, 2021, 10:48 PM IST

The Union Health Ministry has said that some social media posts have distorted facts that the indigenously manufactured Covaxine contains the serum of a newborn calf. The Health Ministry said that the serum of the newborn calf is used only for the preparation and development of Vero cells

Aaj Ki Baat | Know who is Sultan Ansari who sold land to Ram Temple Trust for Rs 18.5 crore

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 15, 2021, 11:29 PM IST

When probed about the allegations of a supposed ‘scam’, Ansari informed that it was a deliberate attempt to mislead the public. The politicians decisively presented just two papers and based their allegations on half-baked information.

Aaj Ki Baat: Thousands in Delhi slums fight for water from DJB tankers daily, as heat wave continues

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 11, 2021, 10:49 PM IST

Punjab govt facing charges of scam in purchase of crores worth ‘Fateh’ Covid kits meant for patients. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

Aaj Ki Baat: How 5 lakh Indians were duped of thousands of crores through Chinese apps

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 11, 2021, 07:06 AM IST

More than half a million Indians have been cheated of over ₹150 crore in two months by a nationwide fraud syndicate operated by Chinese nationals in connivance with Indian fraudsters, who were offering lucrative returns on an online multi-level marketing (MLM) campaign.

Aaj Ki Baat: Seven patients in 3 states get new lease of life from dead Surat woman

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 09, 2021, 11:07 PM IST

Just before midnight on Sunday their prayers were answered when the family of a 46-year-old brain-dead woman from a Surat village decided to donate her organs. Kamini Patel, a resident Timbarva (Sankli) in Bardoli taluka, gave a new lease of life not only to the 31-year-old woman Covid-19 survivor from Maharashtra but also to six others.

Aaj Ki Baat | How 22 patients lost their lives during mock oxygen drill in Agra hospital

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 08, 2021, 10:54 PM IST

District authorities in Agra have ordered a probe after a video of owner of a private hospital surfaced in which he claimed to have cut off the oxygen supply of patients.

Aaj Ki Baat | Delhi markets, offices reopen on Day 1 of unlock, Metro service resumes

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 07, 2021, 10:42 PM IST

Markets, malls and offices have been allowed to re-open from 5:00 AM after being shut for over one and half months. The Delhi Metro also resume operations after train services were halted on May 10.

Aaj Ki Baat: Mosques in UP towns give call to people to get themselves vaccinated

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 04, 2021, 10:54 PM IST

People turn up in large numbers for Covid vaccination in Kashmir valley. People in Muslim-dominated localities of Delhi, Gujarat still showing vaccine hesitancy. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

Aaj Ki Baat | IndiaTV Investigation: Covid vaccines being wasted in Rajasthan on a large scale

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 04, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

Amid complaints by several states regarding shortage of Covid vaccines, shocking wastage of doses has come to light in Rajasthan. An India TV investigation found that vaccine vials were dumped in garbage bins in at two health centres in Pali district.

Aaj Ki Baat: Lab staff checking visitors on Uttarakhand border caught using used RT-PCR testing kits

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 02, 2021, 11:00 PM IST

Ground reports from Bihar, MP, Rajasthan on hundreds of children rendered orphan by pandemic. Reports of relatives beating up doctors in Assam, Karnataka after death of Covid patients. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

Aaj Ki Baat: How fake WhatsApp msgs in names of doctors, Nobel laureate are creating ‘vaccine fear’ in villages

Aaj Ki Baat | Jun 01, 2021, 10:40 PM IST

Interview with AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria on resistance to Covid vaccine in villages. Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, markets in Mumbai reopen, social distancing goes for a toss. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

Aaj Ki Baat: From Bhopal to Bihar, why are villagers avoiding Covid vaccines by listening to baseless rumours

Aaj Ki Baat | May 31, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

From Bhopal to Bihar, why are villagers avoiding Covid vaccines by listening to baseless rumours.. Officials in Ujjain, Firozabad decide to block salaries of staff who have not taken vaccines.. In a primary health centre in Aligarh, 29 loaded Covid vaccine syringes found from garbage bin.. For More Info Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on India TV.

Aaj Ki Baat: Will WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook wind up their operations in India?

Aaj Ki Baat | May 28, 2021, 10:57 PM IST

Why Mamata Banerjee made PM Modi wait for half an hour at cyclone review meeting. Visuals of hospital wards in Hajipur, Katihar, Gaya of Bihar flooded after post-cyclone rains. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

Aaj Ki Baat: Farmers defy Covid guidelines, stage protests at Delhi border

Aaj Ki Baat | May 26, 2021, 11:31 PM IST

Farmers protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws at Delhi borders are observing Wednesday as a ‘Black Day’ to mark six months of the agitation.

Aaj Ki Baat: Dad ties his daughter’s body to car front seat, drives 80 km to his home from Kota, Rajasthan

Aaj Ki Baat | May 25, 2021, 11:08 PM IST

Ambulance drivers demanded exorbitant charges of Rs. 20,000 to 35,000 from a man to carry the body his daughter for a distance of around 80 km. Seema was admitted to a hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, for Covid-19 treatment. Her father tied the corpse with the seat belt on the front seat of his car and drove to his home in Jhalawar.

Aaj Ki Baat: In Barabanki, UP, villagers jumped into river to avoid Covid-19 vaccination

Aaj Ki Baat | May 24, 2021, 11:05 PM IST

Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki jumped into a river to escape getting vaccinated against Covid-19. The villagers sought refuge in the river since they had been told that the vaccine is nothing but a poisonous injection.

Aaj Ki Baat: How Black Fungus is targeting people who had no history of Covid, diabetes

Aaj Ki Baat | May 22, 2021, 09:34 AM IST

Ground reports from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Bihar on Black Fungus patients. ‘Fight going to be long’, says Modi, Becomes emotional while conferencing with Varanasi doctors. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on india tv.

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