Suvarna News conducted an exhaustive and exclusive interview of
a lady victim from USA, who was sexually and otherwise exploited
by the self-styled God-man Nithyananda. The channels investigative
journalist made bold statements during the press conference conducted
by the God-man himself. It led to angry reactions from the Swamiji
and his disciplines. What followed was a cascade of events and the
eventual sealing of the ashram. And the God-man is on the run. The
125 hours relentless telecast ignited state-wide agitations, angry
protests and swift reactions.
is a deeply investigated issue. Proofs on immoral and unethical
activities of the swamiji and the ashram were procured
with high risk by our dedicated team. Once we were convinced with
the facts, we thought we should fear none. We went ahead with 125
hours of relentless telecast says Vishweshvar Bhat, Editor
in-Chief, Suvarna News.
News stands by its core values of being straight, bold & relentless.
While executing the entire episode, there were candid confessions
and emotions by various victims and their families who came in drove
to our studios as the drama unfolded. So much so, the Chief Minister
of Karnataka gave his first ever exclusive interview to any channel
and also congratulated us for our brave coverage and investigative
efforts. There were shocked responses and the issue assumed national
importance soon thereafter. We feel proud that a regional channel
can set standards once an issue is approached boldly and relentlessly.
says Suresh Selvaraj, CEO & Executive Director of Suvarna News
24x7 and Asianet News Network.
Suvarna News: Suvarna News is the most trusted news channel of Karnataka
for over 4 years. It stands for its bold, unbiased, investigative
and accurate news reporting, Suvarna News enjoys over 5 million
reach in Karnataka, which is comparable with some of the GECs. With
Karnatakas best known TV anchors, its signature programs and
aggressive bulletins receive critical acclaim and they invariably
create a major impact in governance and the society. If it is happening
in Karnataka, Suvarna News 24x7 brings it first and fast.