Namasthe Telangana
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Mana Rashtram, Mana Patrika
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s)Telangana Publications Pvt. Ltd
PublisherTelangana Publications Pvt. Ltd
EditorThigulla Krishna Murthy
Founded6 June 2011; 11 years ago (2011-06-06)
Political alignmentCentre-Right
LanguageTelugu
HeadquartersHyderabad, Telangana, India
Sister newspapersTelangana Today
Websitewww.ntnews.com

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. The newspaper is published by Telangana Publications Pvt. Limited, owned by K. Chandrashekar Rao, the current chief minister of Telangana.[4]

With more than 300,000 copies sold per day, it is the third-largest Telugu-language daily after Eenadu and Sakshi.[5]

History

The newspaper started in June 2011 with Allam Narayana as Editor in Chief, at Telangana Bhavan, TRS party headquarters. 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.

Publishing

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

The newspaper is also available in ePaper format.

Readership and revenue

According to India Today survey 2017, Namasthe Telangana stood at 3rd most read newspaper in Telangana State, with 31.49 lac circulation, behind Eenadu and Saakshi.[6] 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.[7]

See also

References

  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. ^ "Telangana's newest English daily likely to serve as KCR's mouthpiece". Hindustan Times. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  5. ^ Babu, T. E. Narasimhan & Gireesh (6 June 2016). "Telangana to have a new English daily next month". Business Standard India. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  6. ^ "పాఠకులకు వందనం". ntnews.com. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  7. ^ "When the Chief Minister Is Also a Media Owner". The Wire. Retrieved 14 August 2020.