How much do you know about The Indian Express? The Indian Express is the English language Indian daily newspaper. It’s got published for the first time in Mumbai by Indian Express Group. In 1999, after the death of the group’s founder Ramnath Goenka, his two grandsons, Manoj Kumar Sonthalia and Vivek Goenka divided Indian Express into two. One is New Indian Express and the other is The Indian Express.
History of the Indian Express :
Let’s know about The Indian Express, in 1932, P. Varadarajulu Naidu, an ayurvedic doctor started and published this newspaper in his Tamil Nadu press. After few times due he sold the newspaper to Swaminathan Sadanand due to his financial crisis. In 1933 Indian Express got a new office in Madurai. But Swaminathan Sadanand also faced a financial crisis. After that, the ownership of the Indian Express was handover to Goenka after losing a court battle. Later, Goenka also bought the rest 26% from Sadanand. The whole newspaper came under Goneka’s self-control. He gave the newspaper a greater height. That time, there was stiff competition with The Hindu. In 1939, Goenka bought the Andhra Prabha. Then three famous daily newspapers – Indian Express, Andhra Prabha and Dinamani were called three musketeers.
The Indian Express started daily publishing online on 8 July 1996. Its official website is indianexpress.com. This website got 7 lacs hits daily. It’s also popular for UPSC and CSE aspirants. The Indian Express has the headquarter in Mumbai.