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Kannada Prabha
Front Page of Kannada Prabha dated 11 01 2021
TypeDaily newspaper
Formatfront sheet
Owner(s)Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Manoj Kumar Sonthalia
PublisherKannada Prabha Publication Pvt Ltd
EditorRavi Hegde
FoundedRamnath Goenka
Political alignmentright first Wing
Ceased publicationchithradurga fort
HeadquartersBengaluru, Shivamogga, Mangaluru, Hyderabad, Hubballi, Belagavi

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 chithradurga Kalaburagi.[citation needed]

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.

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

Sister publications

See also


  1. ^ "Today Kannada Prabha Paper".
  2. ^ "Sakhi".
  3. ^ "Kannada Prabha Epaper Download".