IBN Lokmat (?????? ?????) is a Marathi-language news channel based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is a joint venture between Network 18 and Lokmat Group, which runs the most read Marathi newspaper, Lokmat.
IBN Lokmat was launched on 6 April 2008, the Gudi Padwa day. The channel is headed by Nikhil Wagle, a veteran Marathi journalist and former editor of Marathi daily Apla Mahanagar.
IBN Lokmat is generally the second most watched Marathi channel. ‘Aajcha Sawal’, a daily discussion show and ‘Great Bhet’, a weekly interview show are two of its flagship and popular programmes.