Raghav Bahl

  • Raghav Bahl quits Network 18 May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Network18 Founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has quit the media group after agreeing to sell controlling stake to Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). A day after the deal was announced, Bahl in a letter to employees of the group said he and his wife Ritu are exiting...
  • Change India: The importance of a time-bound review for every law May 3, 2014

    In the election season, Network 18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In today's show, we discuss the importance of every law undergoing a compulsory time-bound review. ...
  • Change India: Setting up a sovereign wealth fund without spending government money April 26, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this special show, we bring to you the policy initiatives that will enable setting up wealth fund without spending the government money. In today's show, we...
  • Change India: Will linking Aadhaar, India Post revolutionise banking? April 19, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network 18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In today's show, we discuss idea of setting up new payment bank, which is currently a joint venture between Aadhaar. The big idea for that could...
  • Change India: How can we liberalise India's insular financial sector? March 23, 2014

    In the 12th edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM' series, ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to liberalise India's insular financial sector. ...
  • Change India: How can we overhaul India's tax system? March 15, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In the sixth edition of the series, we look at ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to simplify India's complicated tax system and...
  • Change India: Unleashing India's energy potential March 1, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this series, we discuss ways to unleashing India's energy potential. ...
  • Change India: How can we reform country's administrative apparatus? February 22, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In this series, 10 policy initiatives have been listed that will enable the next prime minister to combat the cancer of corruption in the country. ...
  • Change India: How can we transform stagnant agriculture sector February 16, 2014

    In the seventh edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM', ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to transform India's stagnant agriculture sector have been highlighted. ...
  • Change India: Can India become the world's industry? February 9, 2014

    In the sixth edition of the 'Change India: An agenda for the next PM', ten policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to boost manufacturing have been highlighted. No country in the world has developed without strong manufacturing base and with a little help India could become the...
  • Change India: Policies that will curb corruption January 4, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In the first show of the series, 10 policy initiatives are listed that will enable the next prime minister to combat the cancer of corruption in the...
  • Network18 announces change of guard at CNBC-TV18 July 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Udayan Mukherjee, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18 has decided to step down from his full time role, after 15 years of service with the group, the Network18 Group said in a press release on Wednesday. Shereen Bhan, Executive Editor, CNBC-TV18 will take over responsibility of the day-to-day running of the channel...
  • Earnings show: TV18 makes a Rs 174 crore swing year-on-year May 13, 2013

    Network18 Group subsidiary TV18 Broadcast today reported a net profit of Rs 20.9 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against a net loss of Rs 8.26 crore in the same period a year ago. Reported revenues for the television and motion pictures business (including IndiaCast) stood at Rs...
  • Think India: Narendra Modi to kick off debate on role of government April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Is India on the right track, economically-speaking? Why is there is a disconnect between our rulers and the ruled? Is there a sharp divergence between following sensible market-friendly policies and the well-being of the aam aadmi? Is big government good government? These, and other such questions, are central to...
  • Network18 to acquire ETV, become debt-free January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: In a significant move, Network 18 and TV 18 announced an expansion into regional news and entertainment on television through a Rs 2,100-crore acquisition of ETV channels. Both the companies also announced rights issues for themselves, each amounting to Rs 2,700 crore. The proceeds will be used to...
  • Raghav Bahl awarded honorary doctorate December 15, 2011

    Noida: Amity University on Thursday awarded an honorary doctorate to Raghav Bahl, the founder and managing director of Network18 for his immense contribution to the media. The university acknowledged the effort, which has contributed to the creation of Network18 a media empire across broadcast, print, Internet and cinema. While being felicitated,...
  • History channel hits India in six languages October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The factual entertainment channel History™ launched its India edition as part of a joint venture between TV18 and A+E Networks. History is the first in a bouquet of factual entertainment channels to be launched by the joint venture. The channel is now available in six languages (English,...
  • 20 years of economic reforms: Raghav Bahl's views July 22, 2011

    It's been 20 years since Manmohan Singh opened up Indian economy and freed up Indian entrepreneurship. In 1991, when Singh became the finance minister in the PV Narasimha Rao-led Congress government, the country was close to bankruptcy and had mortgaged its gold to pay for loan installments. India's fiscal deficit in...
  • Focus show: infrastructure excellence awards 2011 May 1, 2011

    On the show, third edition of the infrastructure excellence awards. ...
  • Raghav Bahl awarded Media Person of the Year April 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Network 18 Group founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has been awarded the AIMA award for Media Person of the year. The award was conferred on Wednesday in a ceremony at the Taj Palace, New Delhi. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram was the chief guest at the ceremony and...
  • 'India needs to fix governance structures' September 11, 2010

    Free mobile phones to the poor instead of foodgrains. In such a scenario, what are the key challenges India needs to deal with? ...
  • The Super Power debate: Race between India and China August 28, 2010

    Raghav Bahl's Super Power? is making waves. Watch the panel discussion that answers the crucial question - who's the next super power - is it India's tortoise or China's hare? ...
  • Raghav Bahl unveils his vision for new India August 22, 2010

    The much awaited book - 'Superpower? The Amazing Race Between China's Hare and India's Tortoise'- by Network18 founder Raghav Bahl was finally launched on August 17. ...
  • Raghav Bahl's book 'Superpower?' launched August 18, 2010

    The book that has been drawing rave reviews from all over, throws a keen perspective at the two countries India and China. ...
  • Book extract: Raghav Bahl's 'Superpower?' August 16, 2010

    WHY DON'T THEY GET INDIA? A lot of Indians believe in rebirth and transmigration of the soul. While it is an intellectually rich philosophy, its quick and everyday version simply means that a person's second, third, fourth or nth life is influenced by his actions, or karma, in previous ones. By...
  • Superpower India? Raghav Bahl's book says yes June 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Is India ready for superpower status? Or are we irretrievably behind in the game of catch-up with China? What are our key strengths and weaknesses, and what unique things do we have to contribute to the global community in the 21st century? Network18 Managing Editor Raghav Bahl answers...
  • Watch: CNBC TV18 celebrates its 10th birthday December 8, 2009

    Managing Director Raghav Bahl gives his wishes to the decade old channel. ...
  • See a debt free company after rights issue: Raghav Bahl May 13, 2009

    Television Eighteen (TV18) board has approved rights issue of Rs 510 crore. The company will use the proceeds to repay the net debt on TV18 books. A straight equity instrument is proposed to be offered in this rights issue. Other terms, including record date and entitlement ratio and price per equity...
  • Network18 MD wins Impact Person of the Year award February 21, 2009

    Mumbai: Network18 Managing Director Raghav Bahl has won the Impact Person of the Year 2008 Editorial Choice award. The award is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of media and marketing and is special as the voting is done by one's peers. Bahl shared the award with Indian...
  • Raghav Bahl named Entrepreneur of 2007 November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Chairman and Managing Director of Network18 Group, Raghav Bahl, was on Wednesday named the Business Transformation Entrepreneur for the Year 2007 by Ernst & Young . Mr Bahl was acknowledged for his ability to spot early opportunities in Indian media space and for his vision in transforming...