Business Standard - Newspapers

Business Standard is a financial daily from Business Standard Ltd (BSL). It is published in two languages (English and Hindi) from 14 centres in India. The main English edition comes out from 12 centres - Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Pune, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, and Kochi - and reaches readers in over 1,000 towns and cities across the country. Started in 1975 by the Ananda Bazar group in what was then Calcutta, the paper was hived off as a separate company in 1996, and then bought by Mumbai-based financial investors, after which it began a phase of rapid expansion with the launch of new editions. T.N. Ninan has been the editor since 1993, after he moved over from the editorship of The Economic Times. Business Standard sells 184,000 copies daily, making it the second largest out of six financial dailies in India. It has a reputation for reliable reporting and responsible journalism, as well as for its stimulating page of analysis and editorial comment. It has pioneered the ranking of the wealthiest Indians (in the Billionaire Club), and offers along with the paper free monthly magazines on motoring and aviation. In 2006, the paper started its Sunday edition from three publishing centres. The Hindi paper is a first. Launched in February 2008, it comes out from seven centres, stretching from Mumbai in the west, and running across the Hindi heartland, to Kolkata in the east. The paper is edited by Bhupesh Bhandari. The newspaper\'s website is business-standard.com, through which visitors can also access the Business Standard e-paper, with a choice of editions. BSL also publishes periodicals, including BS Motoring, Indian Management and the Asian Management Review. < Read less Read more >

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