IndSamachar is a young Digital News organization making a mark amongst Indian and Global audiences. We at IndSamachar are rooted in Indian culture guided by the vedic wisdom ‘Aham Brahmasmi’ as the only absolute truth – rest all being perspectives and news. News is all around us – in politics, business, technology, entertainment and sports! We capture the news with a uniquely Indian perspective that celebrates knowledge, supports progress, deep dives into society with simplicity and depth.
We have a management and journalists’ team driven by ideologic and nationalistic fervor that stands true to democracies across the world. We pick and choose news from a growing pool of over 800 independent reporters.
IndSamachar has an alliance with Ruptley’s for global video news. We operate out of news bureaus in India, Canada, US, Europe and aspirations to grow into other geographies.
M S Narayanan
Founder and CEO
A visionary leader for Indsamachar, Narayanan has to his credit a rich corporate experience acquired over 25 years. He has played pivotal role in various capacities on Board and Senior leadership teams of diverse organisations like Seventymm, Zee Network , Max New York Life, ICICI , Sun Infoways , Nexus Computers & IBM. His core expertise is in nurturing and leading Operations, Strategy, Marketing and Information Technology. As the Founder & CEO of Indsamachar, he provides thought leadership and strategic impetus to the media house. He has been instrumental in conceptualizing and developing the digital media house into a brand with national scale and presence.
Narayanan’s unique ability to spot new trends and introduce innovative concepts, has earned him recognition in the industry. Attention to details, strong result focus, deep intuitive understanding of consumer preferences and choice — combined with his zeal and energy — is the enduring force behind Indsamachar.
Srikumar Balakirshnan, is a stalwart in journalism hailing from Chennai,India. Through his distinguished career Sri has led Correspondent teams in media houses like Sun News, Zee News, NDTV-HINDU, NEWSX. He widely covered socio-economic and political across various states in India. He was instrumental in setting up Television station for News 7 Tamil, Cauvery News Tamil in Tamil Nadu and then driving viewership as Input Editor of the Channels. Sri conceived and developed Digital Media for News 7 and Cauvery News.
At IndSamachar Srikumar is the Managing Editor – leading content generation and coverage teams across India. He also leads global alliances, thus enabling global coverage of news from diverse geographies.
Chief Marketing Officer- Strategy and Global Alliances
Deepika has over 15 years of experience working with global teams like sales, technical and customer services at senior leadership levels. Liaising, identifying opportunities and trouble shooting are her strengths.
At IndSamachar she leads the teams in global geographies to deliver marketing and branding impact. She is responsible for mutually beneficial alliances with organisations.
Dr Jagadish Hiremut
Dr. Jagadish (Dr J) is a practicing medical professional and a very passionate public healthcare intellectual.
Dr J did his MBBS from Mysore Medical College, MD from KMC Mangalore, was awarded PhD for developing a predictive model that predicts outcome in cardiac surgery pre-operatively. He also has fellowships from Australia and Canada. A voracious reader he has the unique ability to contribute to society often engineering a paradigm shift in the approach towards a problem.
He leads ‘ACE Embedded Intensive Care Units Pvt Ltd’ (ACE-ICU), which provides intensive care services at low cost to hospitals enrolled with ACE-ICU. Dr. J is a executive director for Clinical Services & Advanced Medical Technology in home grown MNC Medical Equipment manufacturer “Skanray”.
At IndSamachar, Dr J leads the Kannada edition which is growing in leaps and bounds. He also curates and authors articles and news for Indsamachar Group with a doctors’ perspective that influences social and political opinion and thus bringing about everlasting change to millions of lives.
S N Suresh Lal
Sr Vice President- Business Development
Suresh is Senior VP Business Development at IndSamachar. Suresh is a Chemical Engineer and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has over 20 years of management experience in diverse sectors like power generation, manufacturing, food processing, software product development, banking and finance. Suresh has held the prestigious position of advisor to RBI for RTGS.
He has worked extensively in India and Europe.
Suresh is passionate about education and has encouraged over three lakh students to realize their goals.
He is a voracious reader and a keen observer of politics, economics, and technology.
Vice President- Social Media, Operations & Technology
Srikanth G comes with 12+ years of experience in IT industry, Telecom and Manufacturing with experience in strategy, products, operations, business process, and customer/user experience. His entrepreneurial zeal & social media expertise adds tremendous value to IndSamachar. Srikanth is passionate about the social media, news & multimedia, digital marketing. With his learning agility he guides the social media team at IndSamachar to remain relevant and competitive in an ever shifting digital world
Chief Operating Officer
Hemachandran is a Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Management who has qualified in Professional Patterns of Management – Kinder Brothers USA. He has over 25 years of experience leading diverse teams in Sales & Marketing, Operations, Human Resource, and Strategy etc. at organisations as diverse as Wipro, Kilburn Reprographics, Max New York Life Insurance. He partnered with National Skill Development Corporation to facilitate development of professionals in Automobile, Capital Goods, Agriculture, Logistics, and Food Processing etc.
At IndSamachar, Hema leads the Sales and Advertising in an advisory role . His responsibility is to give inputs to Sales strategy and enable teams to achieve IndSamachar’s media services targets. He advises on development of various channel, nurturing and managing key accounts and budget spends. He builds networks and relationships for business development alliances across geographies
Rachana S Kumar
Rachana is a Mumbai based communications and media professional who leads the Production responsibilities at IndSamachar. Growing up in North India, Rachana went on to do her Masters in Microbiology – but soon realized that her dreams lie in the world of visuals rather than microbes. Pursuing her aspirations, Rachana moved to Mumbai and qualified herself in Communication and Media courses – starting a career in photography, television and short films. In her career Rachana has produced several short films and commercial stills. She is a passionate youtuber to her many followers.
At IndSamachar, Rachana leads a team of independent directors and production staff. She is responsible for researching and assessing ideas and finished scripts, hire key staff including director and crew to shoot films, leverage industry network to project manage shooting schedules. Her financial responsibilities include budgeting for projects and managing completion of the films within production budget. Rachana also works very closely with the Marketing teams to enable distribution and profitability of films.
Rachana is a vibrant team person bringing resourcefulness and innovation to IndSamachar.
Sisel Panayil Soman
Chief Operating Officer – Middle East – Indsamachar
An Indian businessman from Bahrain who bagged the Youth Business Ikon Award-2018 from the World Malayali Council in Bahrain province recently.
Mr Soman is the Chairman of Ayushi International W.L.L and Cem-Tech International Contracting W.L.L. He also holds the position of Director at the Indian Delights class 1 restaurant and Chief of JANAM TV Bahrain. He has been a resident of Bahrain past 14 years and settled in Sagar at Shimoga district in Karnataka, India