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Times Now Appoints Navika Kumar As Managing Editor-Politics

Kumar will lead the political team of Times Now in her new role, the broadcast arm of Bennett, Coleman & Company Ltd announced

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Times Network has promoted television anchor Navika Kumar to the post of managing editor-politics at Times Now channel.

Kumar will lead the political team of Times Now in her new role, the broadcast arm of Bennett, Coleman & Company Ltd announced.

Based out of Delhi, she will directly report to Time Now chief editor Rahul Shivshankar.

M.K. Anand, managing director and CEO of Times Network, said: "I am pleased to announce the elevation of Navika Kumar as the Managing Editor - Politics, Times Now. She is known for her level of dexterity in handling both political and economic news and is a leading political historian and commentator of the current decade. We are confident that Navika's vast knowledge and domain expertise will hold Times Now in good stead and reaffirm the channel's leadership position in the market."

Shivshankar said Kumar is known for her extensive knowledge of Indian politics and business "which reflects in the kind of stories she has broken so far and I congratulate her on the new role."

With more than a decade of experience in television news, she plays a major role in the editorial, programming and production department at Times Now.

On her new post at Times Now, Kumar said: "I have been with Times Now since its inception 11 years ago - the channel is like my second home. Politics is the life blood of a vibrant democracy like India. Along with my colleagues at Times Now, we will set new standards in objective political reporting for all our valued stakeholders."


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