Navika Kumar is an Indian journalist, news anchor and media personality. She is a Group Editor Politics at Times Network and hosts the prime time show “The Newshour” on Times Now news channel. She is responsible for driving political reporting strategy for the Network’s brands like Timesnownews.com, Mirror Now and ET Now.
She has completed 16 years at Times Network and has been in the field of journalism for almost three decades. Recently she made the headlines when she defended herself against those who criticized her for the way she is showing the proofs regarding the drug investigation by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai, in which WhatsApp chats of many Bollywood actors were revealed.
Born on 11 March 1978, Navika Kumar’s age is 42 years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in a well-to-do family from Sindri, Jharkhand, India. Her zodiac sign is Leo.
She completed her initial schooling at Carmel School, Digwadih, Jharkhand. After that, she enrolled herself at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune from where she completed her Master’s of Arts in Political and Economics.
She is termed as one of the best political and investigative journalists in India. She is working with the Times Now news channel and also become its brand ambassador.
|Full Name||Navika Kumar|
|Date of Birth||11 March 1978|
|Birth Place||Sindri, Jharkhand, India|
|Profession||Journalist and News Anchor|
|Employer||The Times Group|
|Associated With||Times Network as Group Editor Politics|
|Notable Credit||The Newshour|
|School||Carmel School, Digwadih, Jharkhand|
|College||Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune|
|Education Qualification||Master’s of Arts in Political and Economics|
|Salary||$130K per annum|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Navika Kumar belongs to a well-settled Hindu family from Sindri, Jharkhand, India. She is an Indian by nationality and she has immense faith in the Hinduism religion.
Navika Kumar’s marital status is married. Her husband’s name is Sunil Marwah who is a management professional by profession.
The couple got married in a private ceremony and they also got blessed with a boy named Suchet Kumar Marwah. Currently, she is living happily with her family in New Delhi, India.
Navika Kumar is a beautiful looking lady with an attractive personality. She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall and her body weight is around 58 Kg. Her hairs are black, long, and beautiful and her black mesmerizing eyes add to her charming personality. There is no tattoo inked on her body.
Navika Kumar has started her career as a journalist through print media. She started working with the Indian Express. After that, she joined the Times Now news channel and become one of the senior journalists in India.
Recently she has become the Managing Director of the Times Now news channel by Bennett and Co. Ltd. She mainly worked as a political analyst and news anchor and working for Times Now channel for the last 16 years.
She is one of the important breakthroughs in many high profile scandals in India, like Common Wealth Games, Sushma Swaraj, and Lalit Modi expose scams. She is always criticized by others for having a pro-BJP stand in all her reporting and news.
Navika Kumar came into limelight recently when she defends herself against all the criticism she faced during her reporting of the ongoing drugs case investigated by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai in which NCB has found the association of many big names from the Bollywood industry.
NCB has revealed WhatsApp chat of many popular Bollywood actors and actresses which were openly shown by different news channels (also by Times Now) on Indian television, due to which they have to face criticism for media trails against Bollywood celebrities.
Navika Kumar tweeted and slam all the trolls against her by stating that “You don’t want to answer my question, that’s fine, but now the law has finally caught up with you there’s no choice but to sit at the NCB Office for hours and explain your actions to them”.