DD News, known as DD Metro (a generalist channel) until 2003, is a bilingual (English and Hindi) public news channel run by Doordarshan. Parliamentary channels Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV also show current affairs programmes in English and Hindi, effectively making them secondary news channels.
DD Metro was rebranded to DD News in 2003.
DD News HD
Soft-launched in October 2018 and fully launched on 1 December 2018.
| Television channels (Doordarshan):
National channels: Hindi generalist: DD National (HD) and DD Bharati | Sports: DD Sports | Hindi and English news: DD News (HD) and DD India | Parliament: Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV | Specialised Hindi channels: DD Kisan (agriculture) and DD Gyan Darshan (educational)
Regional channels: Tamil: DD Podhigai | Telugu: DD Saptagiri and DD Yadagiri | Kannada: DD Chandana | Malayalam: DD Malayalam | Marathi: DD Sahyadri | Bangla: DD Bangla | Odia: DD Odia | Gujarati: DD Girnar | Punjabi: DD Punjabi | Hindi heartland states: DD Uttar Pradesh, DD Madhya Pradesh, DD Bihar, DD Rajasthan, DD Uttarakhand, DD Chhattisgarh and DD Jharkhand | Urdu and Kashmiri: DD Urdu and DD Kashir | Northeastern states: DD Northeast and DD Arun Prabha
Free satellite TV service: DD Free Dish