Notable Awards:

  • 2018 Haldighati Award, Maharana Mewar Foundation Award for Best Journalist
  • 2015 - Prem Bhatia award for Best Journalist, Diplomatic and International affairs reporting
  • 2014 - People of the Year, Limca Book of Records
  • 2014 - Best TV News Presenter, NT Awards
  • 2013 - Best International news coverage,Enba Exchange4Media Award
  • 2011 - Global News coverage, Indian Television Academy-GR8! Award
  • 2011 - Best spot news reporting (Libya), Exchange4Media Award
  • 2009 - Best TV news Presenter, News Television awards
  • 2009 - NT Award Best Chat show for “Childrens day at 7RCR”, a special interview with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Mrs Gursharan Kaur


Notable Assignments:

  • Regularly covers PM Narendra Modi’s visits abroad including to U.S, China, U.K, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Israel, etc.
  • Recorded special interviews with PM Narendra Modi (then Gujarat Chief Minister, 2009) and family, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Former Pakistan President General Musharraf, his wife and mother, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and wife Cherie Blair
  • Regularly covers Pakistan, and has reported on all major events from the Benazir Bhutto assassination and Pakistan elections in 1997, 2007 and 2013
  • Has travelled to Tibet in 2014 and 2007, covering the rapid changes there
  • Only Indian journalist in Gaddafi-controlled areas in Libya in March 2011, and one of the only journalists to visit Syria after the crackdown in August 2011. Reported from Egypt in the weeks before the July 2013 coup.
  • Only woman on-board Indian Naval warship evacuating Indians from Lebanon 2006; traveled to Hezbollah controlled areas
  • Covered Myanmar elections in 2012 and anchored a spl show from Yangon
  • India’s neighbourhood: Travelled on all PM visits in the neighbourhood- 2014-2015. Covered violent protests in Bangladesh in February 2013, and have reported extensively from Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives from 1995 onwards.
  • Filmed and produced a documentary in China on train journey to Lhasa, and covered protests ahead of the Chinese Olympics in 2007
  • Travelled to Kandahar for news coverage of Indian projects in Afghanistan 2014