Terms of Use ChotaNews


ChotaNews Network is the right place for you, as a citizen to report news and make your content get a wider reach of millions of users daily. The idea is to offer audience vivid categories and local happenings instantly and before any other medium, empower them to stay ahead of others.

What is ChotaNews Network program?

If you’ve a zeal to write and make some earnings additionally, then ChotaNews is an easy path to publish articles on the app. Network by ChotaNews is an easy citizen-powered, content publishing option to reach millions of readers and monetize content.

Why contribute to us?

ChotaNews assures that your content reaches the right audience. A classy reading experience has enabled us to engage millions of readers, who constantly consume interesting content just like the ones you create.

A range of categories and effective localization have connected us to vernacular readers with varied tastes and preferences. We want you to have a great experience when using ChotaNews. We’re a small team diligently extremely to build vernacular content for India and power every locality, by building a “Civic Reporting” community.


You can register as a contributor on ChotaNews Network to publish your articles and videos so that the content can reach millions of readers on ChotaNews App. We are open to writers, bloggers and anyone, who want to write, gain fame and make some earnings.


Name should be as per your photo ID

Do not use fake/alias/celebrity/corporate names of any person or entity

Content Policy

ChotaNews Network provides a platform for people to put their views as well as write news for the audience. In order to ensure a good experience for both contributors and writers, read our Content Policy carefully.


Should not be less than 20 characters

No wrong usage of punctuation

No misleading, distracting and irrelevant title

Title should be related to the story and informative


Minimum 200 characters and a maximum of 400

Only relevant content/news needs to be submitted. Outdated and fake news will lead to

escalations on the contributor

Content that is obscene in any form(text, image or video) won’t be accepted

No sensitive content or content that creates a visual discomfort will be published

Religiously provoking, criminal and sensitive content is strictly prohibited

Content should be original and should not be a property of any person/entity

Quality of the article

Article should be complete and should have the elements of What, Why, Where, Who, When and How

The image should be clear and of decent visual quality

Story should be understandable and error free with no biased/plagiarized content


With strong checks in place there is no scope for plagiarized content. Contributors will face escalations if observed doing any practices of this sort

Unauthorized use of image, video or article is prohibited

Unauthorized use of corporate name, logo or title should be strictly avoided

Unauthorized of personal fame, image or privacy will lead to legal escalations


Image should be relevant to content only

Multiple images cannot be sent

No sensitive or sexually explicit image


Video should be relevant to content only

Shaky and amateur videos will not be accepted

No sensitive or sexually explicit videos

Advertising & Promotion

No links/landing pages will be accepted

Ads and promotional posts will not be accepted

No content will be promoted on our app

Content on how to buy/sell products/make easy money prohibited

Content containing any kind of job offers/self promotions is restricted


ChotaNews reserves the right to remove any content that it feels not relevant on the platform without any prior notice

The reporter will be held responsible and lawfully accountable for any breach of the content policy

in case of prosecution

Please go through the revenue model carefully to understand all financial terms

Signing up on ChotaNews Network allows ChotaNews to use your content on its app


ChotaNews Network is aiming to provide earnings to all contributors. You can withdraw the earnings made through your stories via Paytm or a cheque. Find all earnings-related information under the ‘Earnings’ tab.


For any complaint, queries or grievance, you can reach out to us on the email addresses provided below.

The contact details of the Grievance officer:

Name: ChotaNews



Nodal officer for law enforcement coordination:


For regulatory compliances: