Kannada Prabha

Kannada Prabha
Front Page of Kannada Prabha dated 7 July 2007
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Manoj Kumar Sonthalia
PublisherKannada Prabha Publication Pvt Ltd
EditorRavi Hegde
FoundedRamnath Goenka
Political alignmentRight Wing
HeadquartersBengaluru, Shivamogga, Mangaluru, Hyderabad, Hubballi, Belagavi
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Kannada Prabha is a morning daily jointly owned by Jupiter Capital a company founded by Rajeev Chandrasekhar who is Bharatiya Janata Party's member of parliament and The New Indian Express Group, is a major Kannada newspaper in Karnataka. The tag line on its masthead is The Most Powerful Kannada Newspaper. It was founded by Ramnath Goenka.


Started on 4 November 1967 with one edition in Bengaluru, today this newspaper, headquartered in Bengaluru is spread across the state with 5 other publication centers viz. Gulbarga, Mangalore, Shivamogga, Hubballi, Belagavi and Kalaburagi.[]

Jupiter Capital, owned by Rajeev Chandrasekhar purchased a 51% stake in the newspaper in 2011. Ravi Hegde took charge as Editor in Chief in January 2017. Kannadaprabha gained its credibility under his editorship.

Kannada Prabha has won the prestigious Karnataka Media Academy award for the Best Designed Newspaper successively, for three times since the inception of the award in 2005.[]

Sister publications

See also


  1. ^ "About Us". newindianexpress.com.
  2. ^ "Sakhi". 'sakhiexpress.epapr.in.

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