Dainik Sambad
PublisherBhupendra Chandra Datta Bhowmik Trust
Political alignmentCenter-Left
CityAgartala, Tripura
Free online archiveswww.dainiksambad.net

Dainik Sambad (Bengali: দৈনিক সংবাদ) is a Bengali daily newspaper published from Agartala, the capital of the Indian state of Tripura. It is one of the largest circulated dailies in the state.[1][2][3] It is considered among the better Bengali language news papers of the North East.[4]

In the May 2018 investigative journalism sting by Cobrapost revealed the extent to which the most reputable news papers in India were ready to print communally inciting articles for payments, Dainik Sambad (Gal Shakti) was among the only two publications to refuse to publish it and refused to sell out.[5][6] This resulted in appreciation for the newspapers ideals in many respected branches of Indian media and people, including "The Wire".[7]


  1. ^ Tekwani, Shyam (2008). Media & Conflict Reporting in Asia. AMIC. pp. 84–85. ISBN 978-981-4136-05-1.
  2. ^ "List of newspapers categorized by the state Government as per advertisement guidelines – 2009". Department of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Government of Tripura. 13 June 2012. Archived from the original on 19 March 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  3. ^ "The crucial role played by Tripura in the liberation of Bangladesh". Dhaka Tribune. 18 December 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  4. ^ Sharma, Betwa (30 May 2018). "Cobrapost Founder: We Are A Banana Republic, And The Aftermath Of Operation 136 Made The Mainstream Media Look Even Worse". Huffington Post India. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Operation 136 - 1". Cobrapost. 26 May 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Watch: Cobrapost cash for content sting targets prominent media houses". National Herald. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Cobrapost Sting: The Two West Bengal Newspapers That Refused to Sell out". The Wire. 26 May 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.