When Asianet News showed the smiling face of Sreejith after he met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and got his statement recorded by the CBI, thousands across the globe smiled too. A thousand others were shocked when Asianet Newsable broke the news that Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's confidante VK Sasikala was receiving special treatment in Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara.
Why are we saying this?
Well, it's because Asianet News Network has broken into the top 30 news / information sites for mobile users according to comScore ranking of December 2017. We have grown from 116th position to Rank 28.
What's the big deal you ask?
We are the No 1 regional language (except Hindi/English) publisher as per comScore Mobile Metrix Dec 2017 and are ahead of our competitors like ABP Group, Manorama, Vikatan, Eeenadu, Dinamalar, Lokmat, Odisha TV etc.
With over 5.5 million Facebook fans and over 1.1 million YouTube subscribers, Asianet News Digital is one of the fastest growing regional (except English & Hindi) language sites in India.
Asianet News, the Malayalam site of the network, was instrumental in the resignation of Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy for alleged violation of various land-related laws and encroachment of the backwaters for his resort in Alappuzha district.
Suvarna News, the Kannada site of the network, was the first to hold the all-important pre-poll survey ahead of Karnataka's election 2018 and is at the forefront of breaking important news from Karnataka.
Asianet Newsable, the English site of the network, did extensive coverage of the harassment that IPS officer DS Roopa had to face and also uncovered the fact that most of Bengaluru's corporators did not know the Karnataka state anthem. It was made compulsory for all BBMP officials to know and sing the state anthem.
Asianet News Telugu Portal was started in October 2016 with a view to delivering the news from the newest Indian state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Asianet News Tamil is one of the biggest entities in the Tamil Digital News sphere and has over 5.7 lakh people following its Facebook page.
Asianet News Network is also the proud co-owner of Republic TV, the channel that airs India's super exclusive news show, Arnab Goswami's The Debate.
With numbers as impressive as these and websites providing the quickest, most detailed news available, it is only a matter of time that we shed the tag of being one of the fastest growing regional (except English & Hindi) language sites to being the top digital news site in India.