According to broadcast industry sources, the four of them have
put in their papers at NDTV. Additionally, senior correspondent
Suman Chakraborty is also likely to make a trek to Broadcast News.
As Broadcast News editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sradesai has time and
again said, the proposed news venture's high point would be political
news. Insiders say the slant is likely to be on views.
Though the name of the first channel from Broadcast News stable
is yet to be finalised, a source close to the development said Indian
Broadcast News or IBN is a name being toyed with.
Broadcast News is a venture that was set up earlier this year with
TV 18 holding 74 per cent equity stake, while the remaining 26 per
cent is distributed amongst senior people. The Raghav Bahl-promoted
television Eighteen has announced that it plans to raise $50 million
from international market for expansion and new products.