Republic TV is one of the top ranked English news Television channels in the country. The channel is founded and owned by Arnab Goswami, former Editor-in-chief of Times Now, another English news channel. The channel is known for no-holds-barred debates, often loud and cacophonic, led by the face of the channel and anchor – Arnab Goswami. The channel has been on the top of the ratings for a long while. Some of the popular shows of the channel are: Nation Wants To know, Anupam Kher's People, R. Access and Patriot Sunday Debate With Arnab. Republic has now launched a Hindi language channel called “Republic Bharat”.
Free-to-air / Satellite + Cable
Media Companies / Groups
SARG Media Holding
Republic TV is owned and managed by ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited. ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited is a Subsidiary company of SARG media holding Private Limited which holds 99.99% shares of ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited.
Hence SARG Media Holding Private Limited is the parent company of Republic TV Mr. Arnab Goswami and his wife Samyabrata Goswami are co-founder and also the Promoters of SARG Media Holding Private Limited. The husband wife duo holds 70% and 23% shares respectably, which stands together 93% share of the company. The remaining 7% share of SARG Media Holding Private Limited is owned by Ajay Rameshchandra Garg who is an investor in the company.
Group / Individual Owner
Ajay Rameshchandra Garg
Ajay Rameshchandra Garg is the investor at SARG media Holding Private Limited which owns ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited. He is the Managing Director and founder of Equirus Capital, an investment Bank. He is described as ‘veteran investment banker and worked with DSP Merill Lynch (1996-2002) and other investment banks. Equirus provides services in investment banking, institutional equities and wealth management.
Affiliated Interests Founder
is one of the co-founders of Republic TV, which is an outlet of ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited. Mr. Goswami is the Director of ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited. The company is a subsidiary company of SARG Media holding Private Limited which is again founded and owned by Mr. Arnab Goswami along with his wife Samyabrata Goswami. Arnab Goswami is the son of Late Manoranjan Goswami, who was an Army officer and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
is the co-founder of Republic TV. He is an Indian politician and a businessman who was elected as a Member of Parliament to the Upper House of the Indian Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from Karnataka in 2006 and 2012 as an independent candidate. In 2018 he joined BJP, won for the third time and is currently in office. He is also the member of various Parliament Standing Committees. In 1994 he founded BPL mobile company and sold it for USD 1.1 Billion in 2005. At present he is the chairman of Jupiter Capital which he founded. Earlier, he was the Director of ARG Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited. However, after joining BJP in 2018, he officially resigned from his position.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
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Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
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There is little information available on Samyabrata Goswami. The data regarding share holding pattern, Directors etc. were collected from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs website. An email was sent to the company on the 2nd January 2019, and followed up with a courier on the 1st February 2019, seeking confirmation of data collected about the channel and the company. There has been no response to this communication from the Company.