How much do you know about The Hindu?

How much do you know about The Hindu?

How much do you know about The Hindu? The Hindu is the English language Indian daily newspaper. It is owned by The Hindu Group. In 1878 it was started first as a weekly newspaper. Later in 1889, it became a daily newspaper. The Hindu is one of the Indian newspapers of record. After The Times of India, it is the second most circulated English Newspaper in India. The Hindu is getting published from 21 locations across 11 states of India from March 2018.

History of The Hindu:

Let’s know about The Hindu. In 1878, on 20th September 4 law students and 2 teachers named together Triplicane Six founded The Hindu as a weekly newspaper in Madras. The Triplicane Six are T. T. Rangacharya, P. V. Rangacharya, D. Kesava Rao Pantulu, N. Subba Rao Pantulu, G. Subramania Iyer, M. Veeraraghavacharyar. Subramania Iyer was the first editor and Veera Raghavacharya was the first managing director of this newspaper. That time, as the inaugural issue they printed100 copies at Srinidhi Press, Georgetown. At first, the newspaper started as weekly, then it became tri-weekly, at last, it became a daily newspaper. The Triplicane Six moved the office in a rented place at 100 Mount Road on 3 December 1883. And started printing at its own press, named “The National Press. The building itself became also The Hindu’s in 1892.

In October 1898,  Veeraraghavachariar became the owner of this newspaper after G. Subramania Iyer quitted. He appointed  C. Karunakara Menon as the editor of The Hindu.

The Hindu Online:

In India, The Hindu was the first newspaper to have a website. The Hindu launched its website in 1995. In 2009, on 15th August, The Hindu launched its first beta version of its redesigned website – And On 24 June 2010, The Beta version of the website went live at

Info at a glance :

FounderG. Subramania Iyer
OwnerThe Hindu Group, and Kasturi and Sons Limited
Editor-in-ChiefSuresh Nambath
PublisherN. Ravi
CategoriesDaily newspaper
Circulation1,415,792 daily
First issue20 September 1878
Head OfficeChennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Written by Karishma Meheta

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