DELHI – Senior Indian journalist Barkha Dutt announced on Twitter on Monday that she is quitting NDTV to explore new opportunities and was likely to start her own venture.

Ms. Dutt, quitting as Consulting Editor of NDTV, said in her series of tweets that it had been a super ride at NDTV, but she hoped for a new beginning in 2017.

“She went on to add that she was “hugely excited to start New Year on a new slate, diversify my interests & build my own independent projects.”