http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2010/dec/08/al-jazeera-india Al-Jazeera English has been granted a licence to broadcast in India by the country's information and broadcasting ministry. "This is an exciting breakthrough that has been in the works for several years," said Al Anstey, the channel's managing director. "We know there is a great demand for our award-winning content." Al-Jazeera English has a bureau in New Delhi. Its chief, Anmol Saxena, said: "We are certain that we will have a substantial following." The potential audience, with an estimated 115m households, is huge.