The English newspaper daily Indian Express is owned by The Indian Express Group with its headquarters at New Delhi. Other publications of the group are Financial Express, Express India, Loksatta, Jansatta and the famous film magazine Screen. Indian Express is regarded as one of the most trusted newspapers of India and is known for its independent views though it has been often accused of witch hunting.
It was one of very few Indian newspapers who took a stand against the government during the Emergency. During the 1980s the paper had a long standing run off with the government when Arun Shourie was the editor. The present editor in chief of the group is Shekhar Gupta. The newspaper boasts of having a great panel of columnists which include Shekhar Gupta, Arun Shourie, Harsha Bhogle, Tavleen Singh, Soli Sorabjee to name a few.
History of Indian Express Newspaper :
The newspaper was first published in Chennai in 1931 by Perumal Varadarajulu Naidu who sold the same to Swaminathan Sadanand. Sadanand roped in Ramnath Goenka as a partner and after a bitter struggle between the two for ownership Ramnath Goenka became the owner. In 1944 the group bought the Mumbai English daily Morning Mirror which became the Mumbai edition of the paper in 1946. In 1951 the Delhi based India news Chronicle was taken over becoming the Delhi edition of the newspaper. In 1953 the headquarters of the group was shifted to New Delhi. In 1998 the group was split with the South India editions being rebranded as New India Express under Express Madurai Ltd. Indian Express Official Website is http://www.indianexpress.com/
The newspaper is published presently from 9 cities namely Ahmadabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune.
The present circulation of Indian Express is about 4,00,000 copies.
E-paper info :
The paper has an online edition while its epaper edition is available at http://epaper.indianexpress.com/ .The online edition of the group is managed by Indian Express Online Pvt. Ltd. The online edition attracts more than 18 million views every month. At their website one can find Indian Express archives dating back to 1997.
The Indian Express group has institutionalized several awards. The journalists all over the world vie for the Ramnath Goenka excellence in Journalism Awards. The Star Screen Awards are one of the most coveted awards of Bollywood.
Indian Express offers the advertisers to target the higher Income group and highly educated class of the Indian society. Indian Express Advertising inquiries mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Address :
The Indian Express Online Media(Pvt) Ltd.
9&10, Bhadur Shah Zafar Marg,
Express Building, ITO
Pin : 110002
Fax : + 91-11-23702141
Email : email@example.com
Phone : +91-11-23702100-07