Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has approved 5 more channels recently allowing transmissions in India. ABP Tamil, ABP Andhra, ABP Kannada & ABP Ganga are 4 channels which got license recently along with Manoranjan Grand which got license on 21 February 2019. Now total number of channels approved by MIB is 890.
Except Manoranjan Grand, rest of the channels which got license were under News category. This is no surprise as it is an election year. So there will be spurt in news channels.