Indian Express Limited
Company typePrivate
Founded1932; 92 years ago (1932)
FounderRamnath Goenka
Sector-10, Noida
Key people
Raj Kamal Jha
OwnerViveck Goenka

Indian Express Limited (IEL) is an Indian news media publishing company which was bought by Ramnath Goenka in 1932 from the monies of capitalists partner Raja Mohan Prasad and is held in trust by the current legal heirs for the family of Raja Mohan Prasad as per the trust deed given by Ramnath Goenka to Raja Mohan Prasad. In publishes several widely circulated dailies, including The Indian Express and The Financial Express in English, the Loksatta in Marathi and the Jansatta in Hindi. The company's newspapers are published from over a dozen cities daily, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Jaipur, Nagpur, Vadodara and Chennai. Its weekly entertainment magazine Screen, covering Indian film industry, also has a popular following.[1]

On 2 November 2006, the Indian Express Group signed a print syndication deal with The Economist, which included allowing the Indian Express Group to publish surveys, some reports, and various other content published in The Economist magazine.[2]


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The following brands and concerns are owned by the Group:

Other ventures

Business Publications Division

Established in 1990, the division manages leading B2B publications and events catering to major industry verticals like Information Technology, Hospitality & Travel, Pharma & Healthcare, etc.[4]

Express Towers

Indian Express Limited earlier owned a 25-storey building named Gali Desawar Company at Marine Drive, Mumbai. The building houses offices of several corporate entities. In the year 2018, Pune based Panchsheel bought the building for 900 crores.[5]


In 2022, Indian Express published a piece in its newspaper claiming that the director generals of few Indian paramilitary forces were not invited to the Republic Day parade. The concerned forces later clarified that the news was incorrect and the director generals had attended the event.[6]


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  2. ^ Sahad, PV (2 November 2006). "Indian Express Group Signs Content Deal With The Economist". Content Sutra. Archived from the original on 15 November 2007. Retrieved 19 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Our Brands". The Indian Express. 26 June 2022. Archived from the original on 31 May 2022. Retrieved 26 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Business Publications Division, which published scores of niche magazines catering to the IT, Hospitality, Pharma, and Textile industries during the early nineties". Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  5. ^ "SoBo's Express Tower finally finds a buyer; deal likely for Rs 900 cr". Firstpost. 19 November 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2023. Retrieved 4 March 2023.
  6. ^ Agencies (30 January 2022). "All CAPF DGs were invited, attended R-Day Parade 2022: Officials". The Shillong Times. Archived from the original on 31 December 2023. Retrieved 31 December 2023.