New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) won the IPI India Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2019 for its “expose of the conspiracy to scuttle” the Kathua rape and murder case probe. The award recognized the exposure of the conspiracy to scuttle the Kathua rape and murder case probe. It was a strong expose of the political hypocrisy across the political spectrum.
The first award for the IPI India Excellence in Journalism, 2003 was given to The Indian Express for its reporting of the Gujarat riots and its aftermath. NDTV had also won the award in 2004 for its expose of the baby-swapping racket in Hyderabad, and the corruption trail of the Telgi stamp scam.
NDTV is an Indian television media company founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy, a journalist. In a talk on the 25th anniversary of NDTV, her husband Prannoy Roy said that he joined NDTV a few weeks after Radhika had founded it. NDTV’s first show, The World This Week began in November 1988.