As voters and political parties await the results of the Karnataka elections, CNN-News18 and News18 India has planned exclusive coverage of counting day on May 15. The channels have lined up special programming to keep viewers apprised of up-to-the-minute developments and election results.
Commencing at 6am on CNN-News18 and 8am on News18 India, the programming will offer not only latest trends and seat tally, but also a combination of real-time updates and in-depth analysis. The channels will keep a close track of results and analyse the implications with experts in the special episodes of primetime programmes.
The networkâ€™s team of journalists combined with a panel of experts will offer the viewers with access to the latest developments and first reactions across the state and the nation.
Spearheading the programming and coverage on CNN-News18, channelâ€™s Executive Editor Bhupendra Chaubey and Deputy Executive Editor Zakka Jacob will be joined by Swapan Dasgupta, Vir Sanghvi, Ajoy Bose, Shankkar Aiyar, Chandan Gowda, Vasanthi Hariprakash and Vikram Sampath.
On News18 India, the Deputy Managing Editors duo of Kishore Ajwani and Sumit Awasthi will be joined by a panel of experts and political analysts including Shesh Narayan Singh and Ramkripal Singh.