On the auspicious occasion of birth of Swami Vivekanad, we are inaugurating our own web channel, News Danka.
The tagline for News Danka is ‘Rashtrawadacha Buland Awaj’. The population of Maharashtra is 10 cr. The Marathi speaking people can be found all over the world, who settled in other countries for business, education etc. Our focus is on these people. We would be looking at world affairs, throught Marathi community’s perspective. We will analyse the events directly connected with India.
Even though the focus of web channel is political, one can find the wide range of topics here. One can find discussion on books, a glance at environment, a look at science and also a comment or two on technology.
One can surely raise the question on the need of the web portal, when there are ample of other newspapers, channels and web portals. We do have the answer and we surely do have it, but we would address it right time.
We can assure you, that whatever we give, it will be slightly different and readers will surely love it. We have created a studio in our office at Borivali. Through it we have decided to create something classy. There would be discussion on English, Hindi and Marathi books, to encourage reading culture. Through our interviews, we would like to introduce well deserved but less known faces to our audience.
When News Danka was conducting dry run, the chairman of Lalit Kala Academy Mr. Uttam Pacharane arrived. Mr. Pacharane himself is a great sculptor and he is the one who created Savarkar Jyoti at Andaman. Even though he is the chairman of such great central organization, he is very down to earth. His greatness unfolds, only when we start conversing with him. Bypassing governemtal red- tapeism he installed rare creations of great artists in Prime Minister’s residence and Rashtrapati Bhavan; free of cost. Such people are very rare. We want to bring such gems into the limelight through our interviews.
It is expected that, journalism should be unbiased, but that was never the case. Journalism had always been biased. Everyone working in media, carries his own ideology and tries to defend it. The only difference is, sometimes it is for certain leader or sometimes for a party. Neutrality, hence is only in discussions. We have decided our own direction. We stand for Nationalism. Our journalism will never ever go against it, but we will surely use it to hit hard on those who go against national interest. Today, misinforming has become a practice in journalism. The focus is diverted from critical issues through fake news. News Danka is vivid answer for such practices.
By inaugurating web portal on Vivekanand Jayanti, we are giving out a clear message. We are doing it for our beloved readers. We hope you will love us and also bless us. With your support and wishes behind us we are confident of our success.
The idea behind this portal is of our friend MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar. He is such a deeply knowledged person, that had he not been in politics, he would have become an editor of a great chanel. As he accepted to be consulting editor, I am getting the company of the person under whom I started my journalism career. Famous businessman Mr. Prashant Karulkar is firmly with us. There had been not even a single incidence where, one discusses a good idea with Mr. Karulkar, and he turns it down. News Danka was also not an exception for that. With the help of these two great personalities, we are sure, the News Danka will leave its own mark.
- Editor- In- Chief: Mr. Dinesh Kanji
- Consulting Editor: MLA Atul Bhatkhalkar
- Chief Mentor: Mr. Prashant Karulkar
- Chief Sub-Editor: Swanand Gangal
- Sub-Editor: Apoorva Sahasrabudhaye, Pranav Patwardhan
- Senior Graphic Designer: Manjusha Gawande
- Graphic Designer: Anjali Radadiya
- Director of Photography: Ajay Kshirsagar
- Admin: Omkar Bhagwat
- Intern: Vaishnav Dubale