IBN-Lokmat, Maharashtra’s leading Marathi news and Current Affairs channels has for five years carried the legacy the of two renowned media powerhouses — Network 18’s IBN18 Broadcast Ltd. and the Lokmat Group. With a vast audience base pan India, the channel has over the years established itself for the highly aware and conscious ‘Progressive Marathi’. IBN-Lokmat is home to the finest new age multimedia journalists led by Nikhil Wagle as the Editor and Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, IBN Network.

With the Information & Broadcast Ministry setting a deadline to shift from analog and digital systems in order to ensure better quality and service, Maharashtra’s favourite news channel is available on all major DTH (direct-to-home) operators. You can now view it on the following DTH channels:

  • Airtel Digital TV — Channel 557
  • DD Direct — Channel 516
  • Den Network — Channel 848
  • Dish TV — Channel 865
  • Hathway — Channel 525
  • Reliance Digital TV — Channel 912
  • Sun Direct — Channel 574
  • Tata Sky — Channel 794
  • Videocon D2H — Channel 737


Credible journalism empowers people and gives them the inner confidence to take control of their surroundings and bring about change. With reporters in every district of Maharashtra, and access to national and global networks, IBN Lokmat has managed bridge the gap between Maharashtra and the wider world.

So keep watching your favourite Marathi news channel!