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Sakshi
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Sathyameva Jeyathe
TypeTelugu Daily Newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)JagatiPublications Ltd./Y.S Bharathi
PublisherJagati Publications
Founded23 March 2008
HeadquartersCarmel Nagar
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Circulation3950279 Daily
Websitewww.sakshi.com Edit this at Wikidata

Sakshi (Telugu: సాక్షి) is a Telugu media group. The group has a news daily and a Telugu news channel. It is headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana.

Newspaper

Main article: Sakshi (newspaper)

Sakshi newspaper is published in 23 multi-colored editions (one edition per district) by Jagati Publication, of which Y. S. Bharathi, wife of Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, is the chairperson.[1] It has a criticism of pamphlet of political party, YSR Congress Party which is led by Jagan Mohan Reddy.[2]

History

Sakshi was launched on 24 March 2008. It gained recognition as the first regional newspaper designed by newspaper designer, Mario García.[3] According to a Price Waterhouse audit, the newspaper had an initial print run of 1,286,670.

Circulation

As of 2017 the newspaper prints 1.5 million copies daily.

According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation's figures released in December 2015, Sakshi is the second largest circulating newspaper in Telugu states (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) after Eenadu with a circulation figure of more than 1.15 million.

Sakshi began with 25 editions published simultaneously from 19 cities (in then Andhra Pradesh) along with the four metropolitan areas of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore. This record was acknowledged by the Limca Book of Records. Sakshi was the second newspaper in India to publish all of its pages in colour. Sakshi is now available online every day with all of its editions along with the regional editions.

Sakshi TV

Main article: Sakshi TV

Sakshi TV is a television channel that began airing on 1 March 2010. This media group is working under the name "Indira Television".

Sakshi Excellence Awards

Main article: Sakshi Excellence Awards

Sakshi Excellence Awards is an annual awards ceremony organized by the Indian media group Sakshi to honor and recognize the individuals and institutions of various fields.[4] Launched in 2015, it primarily rewards the people from the Telugu-speaking community across the world.

References

  1. ^ "Owner of Sakshi TV and newspaper Y S Jaganmohan Reddy files case challenging the freezing of the Sakshi accounts. The CBI is directed to file its counter and the matter posted to Thursday. -- - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 August 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Ex-minister Nara Lokesh files defamation suit against Sakshi newspaper | Visakhapatnam News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 August 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Tata, Madhavi (7 April 2008). "We Are The News". Outlook. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo: Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde & Trivikram Srinivas score big at Sakshi Awards; See PICS". Pinkvilla. 18 September 2021. Retrieved 1 August 2022.