India Today Group
The TV Today Network (TVTN) is one of India's most diversified media conglomerates with television channels, radio stations,and a strong digital presence. TV Today Network is a subsidiary of Living Media India Limited, also known as India Today Group. TVTN has four television channels - India Today in English and Aajtak, Tez and Delhi Aaj Tak in Hindi. The company also operates three FM radio stations under brand ISHQ 104.8 FM in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. TVTN has a strong digital presence with a slew of digital channels including Bharat Tak, Life Tak, Astro Tak, Fit Tak, News Tak, Food Tak, Sports Tak, Tech Tak, Mobile Tak, Kids Tak.
Although TV Today Network is listed its bigger shareholder Living Media India Private Limited is not a listed company. Aroon Purie and Kumar Mangalam Birla families own the Living Media Private Limited.
Living Media India Ltd
Public Limited by shares
Radio and Television Broadcasting; Publishing
Public Shareholding in TV Today Network Ltd is 42.58%, (of which Institutional Holding is 15.48%, Corporate Bodies is 5.03%, Individual shareholders (less than INR 100.000) is 11.25%, Individual shareholders (excess of INR 100.000 is 8.02%, and Non-Resident Indians is 2.75%).
Other Print Outlets
India Today (Missing Data)
Business Today (Missing Data)
Cosmopolitan (Missing Data)
Mail Today (Missing Data)
Reader's Digest (Missing Data)
TIME (Missing Data)
Other TV Outlets
Tez (Missing Data)
Delhi Aaj Tak (Missing Data)
Other Radio Outlets
104.8 ISHQ FM (Missing Data)
Other Online Outlets
https://www.indiatoday.in/ (Missing Data)
https://aajtak.intoday.in/ (Missing Data)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZINqCwuTRertJyDvHUSopA (Missing Data)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAUNFgpgVisKPL3yq_-Nj-Q (Missing Data)
TV Today Network ltd (56.92%)
Uphil Media Pvt. Ltd. (100%)
Universal Learn Today Pvt. Ltd (100%)
Today Merchandise Pvt. Ltd (51%)
Today Retail Network Pvt. Ltd. (51%)
Affiliated Interests Founder
is the Chairperson of the India Today Group and a third major stakeholder in Living Media India Pvt. Ltd. He is the Editor-in- chief of the Group and the Chairman of Living Media India Pvt. Ltd. He also serves as the Chairman and Whole Time Director of TV Today Network – a Living Media India subsidiary that owns and operates television channels like India Today, Aaj Tak, Tez and Delhi Aaj Tak apart from FM radio 104.8 Ishq, and a slew of niche digital channels under the banner MobileTak. Aroon Purie’s daughters Kalli Purie Bhandal and Koel Purie Rinchet help him in running various businesses of the group. Aroon Purie is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountant, England and Wales. He was awarded the third highest civilian award by the Government of India – the Padma Bhushan, in the year 2001.
T.V. Today Network Limited Secretarial Department,
India Today Group Mediaplex FC-8,
Sector- 16A, Film City,
Noida- 201301. Uttar Pradesh.
Tax/ ID Number
Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)
INR 7145.9 Million / USD 107.413 Million
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
INR 1234.7 Million / USD 18.599 Million
Advertising (in % of total funding)
is the founding Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of the TV Today Network and the parent group – the India Today Group.
Aroon Purie is on the board of directors of Indian Broadcasting Foundation, Integrated Databases India Ltd, Universal Learn Today Pvt. Ltd, Thomson Press India Ltd, TV Today Network Business Ltd., SKH Metals Ltd., The All India Investment Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Mail Today Newspapers Pvt. Ltd., Thomson Digital (India) Ltd., All India Finance and Commerce Pvt. Ltd.. Intaglio Press Pvt. Ltd., All India Film Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Vibgyor Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd., Digiscape Tech Solutions Ltd.
is the Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of the India Today Group. She is also the Director of Today Magazines Lifstyle Private Limited, World Media Trading Private Limited, Mail Today Newspapers Private Limited, News Broadcasters Association, Vibgyor Broadcasting Private Limited, Digital News Publishers Association, Radio Today Broadcasting Limited.
is the Non-Executive Director of TV Today Network. Dev Bhattacharya is the Group Executive President New Business Ventures and Business Head of Payments Bank, Solar Power & Defence Business of Aditya Birla Group, a $41 billion multinational conglomerate.
is an Independent Director with the Group. Kapur is the Group Chairman of Krishna & SKH Group of Companies. The flagship Company is Krishna Maruti Limited, a joint venture Company among Mr. Ashok Kapur, Maruti Suzuki India Limited and Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan.
is an Independent Director
is an Independent Director
The official website of the India Today Group and Aajtak has most information on the management structure, shareholding and the Board of Directors. The Annual Report of the TV Today Network is also available on their corporate website that lists all the relevant data. Some missing records were accessed from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India website.
While investigating the other partner in Living Media, – the Kumar Mangalam Birla Family, we came across more than 30 companies, a few of which had members of the Birla family hold direct stake. The rest of the companies had a stake in each other, pointing to a circular or cross holding pattern. An information request was sent to the company by email on 10 January and by courier on 1 February 2019. The company has not responded yet.