Navika Kumar Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Family, Profile

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Navika Kumar, a well-known Indian news anchor, journalist, and media personality, has established herself as a prominent figure in the industry. From a young age, she displayed a keen interest in business and economic matters, nurturing her aspiration to become a research writer in this field. Currently, Navika serves as the Group Editor of Politics at Times Network, where she also hosts the highly acclaimed primetime show ‘The Newshour’ on both Times Now and Times Now Navbharat. [1]


Navika Kumar Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 11 March 1978
Nick Name : Navika
Full Name : Navika Kumar
Birthplace / Home Town : Sindri, Jharkhand, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Pisces
Religion / Caste : Hinduism


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  165 cm
Weight : 58 Kg
Ethnicity : Indian
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father :  N/A
Mother : Anju Chander
Sister(s) : Surina Kapila
Marital Status : Married ( 4 Jan )
Spouse / Husband : Sunil Marwah
Son(s) : Sidhant Kumar Marwah, Suchet Kumar Marwah


Education and Career :

Qualification :  Master of Arts Economics
School : Carmel School, Digwadih
College / Universities : Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune
Profession : Editor / Journalist / News Anchor
Debut Film / TV / Party : Economics Times / The Observer / The Indian Express
Current Work / Party / TV : Times Now & Times Now Navbharat ( Times Group )
Known For The Newshour
Net Income / Salary / Worth : $ 3 Million (estimated)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

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Email / Contact : N/A
Address : New Delhi, India


Navika Kumar Favorites :

Hobbies :  Reading / Writing / Blogging
Favorite Food / Food Habit : Non Vegetarian


Controversies :

Recently Navika made the headlines when she defended herself against those who criticized her for the way she is showing the proofs regarding the drug investigation by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai, in which WhatsApp chats of many Bollywood actors were revealed.
She was named in FIR registered in maharashtra against BJP’s suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma for making objectionable remarks against prophet muhammad in a debate show hosted by Navika Kumar.
According to ARG Outliner Media Pvt Ltd, the parent company of Republic TV, she was blamed to misuse the charge sheet documents of Mumbai Police in her show to malign the credibility of Arnab Goswami and Republic TV in TRP Scam.
She has also interviewed Tokyo Olympics 2020 gold Medalist, Neeraj Chopra, and get badly trolled for asking about his relationship status.


Some Known Facts About Navika Kumar :

  • Does Navika Kumar smoke? : Not Known
  • Does Navika Kumar drink alcohol? : not Known
  • Starting her career as a business writer at Economics Times, Navika embarked on a journey that would lead her to become a prominent figure in the field of journalism. In 1995, she made a significant move by joining The Indian Express Newspaper, where she honed her skills and gained valuable experience.
  • In 2005, Navika took another leap forward in her career by becoming a senior journalist at Times Network. It was during this time that she also took on the role of hosting the captivating interviewing show, Frankly Speaking. Her ability to ask tough questions and delve deep into the heart of matters made her a respected figure in the industry.
  • Navika’s influence extended beyond her role as a journalist. She played a crucial role in shaping the political reporting strategy for Times Network’s esteemed brands such as, Times Now Navbharat, Mirror Now, and ET Now. Her dedication and expertise in this area made her an invaluable asset to the network.
  • Throughout her career, Navika has been no stranger to the limelight. Her investigations and coverage of political scandals have made headlines and sparked conversations. Notably, she played a pivotal role in exposing high-profile scandals like the Common Wealth Games and Lalit Modi’s IPL scams in India.
  • In 2018, Navika conducted a groundbreaking interview with Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the accused in the Unnao Rape case. Her fearless approach to journalism and commitment to uncovering the truth earned her both praise and criticism.
  • While Navika’s reporting and news have garnered attention, she has also faced criticism from others who accuse her of having a pro-BJP bias. Despite this, she remains steadfast in her pursuit of delivering accurate and impactful journalism.
  • Beyond her professional achievements, Navika has a soft spot for dogs and is an avid dog lover. In fact, she even has a furry companion named Google Kumar, who undoubtedly brings joy and companionship to her life.


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