Veteran journalist has decided to bid adieu to TV Today Network
where he was working as news director.
58, had rejoined TV Today Network in 2004 February and was responsible
for successfully launching Tez and Dilli Aaj Tak.
have decided to take retirement from the company, my last day at
TV Today is 31 May," Naqvi told Indiantelevision.com.
about his future plans, Naqvi said he hasn't decided anything yet.
has straddled the world of print and television media for the last
30 years bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to bear through
his grasp and understanding of news. Starting as a trainee journalist
with the Nav Bharat Times Mumbai, he later moved to Nav Bharat Times
the mid-eighties, he had moved to Kolkata as the Chief Reporter
in the Hindi weekly Ravivaar, covering the north-east extensively.
A year later he was part of the core team that launched a new product
the late eighties, he returned to Nav Bharat Times in Lucknow and
by 1993, he joined Nav Bharat Times Jaipur as Editorial Head. In
June 1995, he joined TV Today Network as Associate Editor and he
was the one who proposed the name Aaj Tak which has since become
a generic name for news television in India.
a reporter, he has done several landmark stories, widely travelling
across the country and working in different and diverse socio-economic
and geographical landscapes, such as Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Mumbai
and Jaipur. He has worked with three of the largest media houses
of the country - Bennett Coleman, Anand Bazar Patrika and Living