Namasthe Telangana
Mana Rashtram, Mana Patrika
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s)Telangana Publications Pvt. Ltd
PublisherTelangana Publications Pvt. Ltd
EditorThigulla Krishna Murthy
Founded6 June 2011; 12 years ago (2011-06-06)
Political alignmentCentre-Right
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana, India
Sister newspapersTelangana Today

Namasthe Telangana Indian Telugu-language daily newspaper published from Hyderabad, Telangana. It was launched on 6 June 2011.[1][2][3] The paper aims to mainly focus on politics and developments of Telangana State.[4] The newspaper is published by Telangana Publications Pvt. Limited, owned by K. Chandrashekar Rao, the current chief minister of Telangana.[5]

With more than 3,00,000 copies sold per day, it is the third-largest newspaper In Telangana after Eenadu and Sakshi.[6]


The newspaper started in June 2011 with Allam Narayana as Editor in Chief, at Telangana Bhavan, TRS party headquarters.[4] Now Thigulla Krishna Murthy took over as the editor of the paper. Chairman and managing director C. L. Rajam, who managed the paper from October 2011 to 1 July 2014, handed over the reins again to Divakonda Damodar Rao, the founder and managing director of the paper. The columnists include; Editorial by Katta Shekhar, R. Vidyasagar Rao.


It is published from Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Nizamabad, Khammam, Nalgonda and Mahbubnagar.

The newspaper is also available in ePaper [[1]] format.

Readership and revenue

According to India Today survey 2017, Namasthe Telangana stood as the third most read newspaper in Telangana, with 31.49 lac circulation, behind Eenadu and Sakshi.[7] Since 2014, It grew by 88% in three years since.

Based on the data obtained from Right to Information, Expenditure of the Government of Telangana on Namasthe Telangana has seen an increase of 387.4%, from 2.6 crore to 12.8 crore between 2016 and 2018.[8]

See also


  1. ^ "NamastheTelangana Celebrates 5th Anniversary". News. Hyd. 6 June 2016.
  2. ^ Namaste Telangana launched | Business Standard
  3. ^ TRS to launch daily, 'Namaste T' - Times Of India
  4. ^ a b Siddique, Mohammed (6 June 2011). "Telangana movement gets its own newspaper". Retrieved 25 October 2022.
  5. ^ "Telangana's newest English daily likely to serve as KCR's mouthpiece". Hindustan Times. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  6. ^ Babu, T. E. Narasimhan & Gireesh (6 June 2016). "Telangana to have a new English daily next month". Business Standard India. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  7. ^ "పాఠకులకు వందనం". 20 January 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  8. ^ "When the Chief Minister Is Also a Media Owner". The Wire. Retrieved 14 August 2020.