Kartikeya Sharma (born 14 May 1981) is a Rajya Sabha MP and media baron from Haryana where he won defeating the congress heavy weight Ajay Maken in a high decibel election on 10 June 2022. Kartikeya is the founder ITV Media Network which has many news channels including National, English, Hindi & 7 regional channels along with print newspapers including the prestigious Sunday Guardian newspaper Daily Guardian and Aaj Samaj .