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 ideology 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 Operating Officer – Indsamachar Foods
Aarti has extensive experience in building enterprises from grassroots levels and scaling up businesses. Her venture Vanakkam Foods was awarded among the Top 10 startups of the year 2018 by Reliance Retail Association. Aarti has a proven track record of building up teams, designing, planning and strategy and ensuring business processes. She serves as the National Head for Food Processing Unit for Food & Drug Consumer Welfare Committee (FDCWC). She has also done projects with Hindustan Unilever Limited (HLL) and leads Tasty Trends a YouTube channel hosting cooking shows.
Sisel Panayil Soman
Chief Operating Officer
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, Indsamachar.
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.
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.
Vice President – Operations
A computer engineer with 15+ years of experience in IT primarily in Project Management, business process, quality assurance and customer management. An avid traveller and adventure sports enthusiast, he is passionate about current affairs, digital & social media.
With 13+ years of expericne in Media Industry, an Individual Journalist worked for many Hindu Spiritual Organisations across India and. Discovered many ancient temples in Tamil Nadu and reconstructed it. Founder of Sri Sai Kudil Trust, India. Passionate in rescuing Native Gau and working towards for Women Empowerment and Education awareness in Villages
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
Desk Editor & Publisher
Ajit is News Editor and Publisher at Indsamachar. Ajit started his career with print media as a media executive. Where he handled clients for advertisement activity. After that he joined Business portal companny where he used to promote Business products of multinational companies and also handling marketing department.
Ajit belongs to North India but is a typical Mumbaikar as he is born and brought up in Mumbai.He is post graduated in Masters of Commerce from Mumbai University but always wanted to be a journalist and moved to media rathar pursing his career in accontancy. Apart from all these he is socialy very much active and keeps his entrepreneur skills on the edge with activities in health oriented themes.
Geopolitics and defence are Vinayak’s favorite topics of reading and discussion. Along with being a student of finance he is also an author. His first book was fiction titled ‘A Medley of Short Stories’ and the next was ‘Rebuilding India’ based on Prime Minister Modi’s first term.
He’s available at @vinayak_jain on Twitter.