Aaj Tak is a 24-hour Hindi news television channel owned by TV Today Network Ltd. Aaj Tak loosely translates as "Till Today" or "Up to the Minute". Watched by some 45 million viewers in India’s cable and satellite universe, Aaj Tak is one of India’s largest privately owned news channels. Aaj Tak was free-to-air channel till 2006 in India, while it offered as a pay channel in the overseas market. In the United States, it is available on EchoStar’s DISH Network.
It is a very popular channel. It is famous for its programme "Seedhi Baat" anchored by Prabhu Chawla, but now anchored by Rahul Kanwal. The news channel Aaj Tak is often criticized by critics of exaggerating the events and focusing more on celebrities.