Lotus News was launched on 11 October 2012 by a consortium headed by industrialist and Former BJP State General Secretary Dr.G.K.S.Selvakumar. It is owned by Seventh Vision India Private Limited. It was the first Tamil news satellite channel to have its base outside Chennai and also the first satellite channel to have its base in Coimbatore.
The channel has its slogan and motto "உண்மை மலரட்டும்". The channel Became Defunct in April 2021. However, it has Digital Presence on Social Media Platforms.
Lotus News is the only terrestrial cum satellite News Channel of Tamil nadu. Lotus News Channel of India's Public Servicer has been successfully discharging its responsibility to give balanced, fair and accurate news without sensationalizing as well as by carrying different shades of opinion.The channel also telecast daily live news, breaking news, daily current political affairs news.Special shows on News headlines today in Tamil Nadu, Health, Youth issues, Cinema, Art & Culture, flagships schemes, communal harmony, employment opportunities, international events, market developments etc are produced in-house by the News Channel.Our news channel is also scrolling news round the clock in Tamil & English with stock tickers (BSE/NSE) and commodity tickers.DD News is also very active on the social media platforms. Its Twitter handle @lotusnews is tweeting news and updates round the clock. The Youtube channel of Lotusnews youtube.com/lotusnews Official is putting out headlines, videos and special programmes for netizens regularly.