Saturday, 18 April 2015

List of Great Indian Newspaper Editors

Prof Dr Mrinal Chatterjee has undertaken a very good and interesting initiative. Please offer your inputs by suggesting names and brief details of Great Indian Newspaper Editors (I have already done my bit.):

Great Indian Newspaper Editors
1.      Harish Chandra Mukherjee  (1824 – 1861), Hindoo Patriot
2.      Kristo Das Pal  (1838 — 24 July 1884), Hindoo Patriot
3.      Sisir Kumar Ghose (1840-1911), Amrita Bazaar Patrika
4.      M.Venkatakrishnaiah (1844–1933), Vrittanta Chintamani, Sampadabhyudaya (Kannada)
5.      S N Banerjee (10 November 1848 – 6 August 1925) Bengalee
6.      Ganapathy Dikshitar Subramania Iyer  (19 January 1855 – 18 April 1916) was a journalist, social reformer and freedom fighter who founded 'The Hindu' newspaper on 20 September 1878. He was proprietor, editor and managing director of The Hindu from 20 September 1878 to October 1898.
7.      Bal Gangadhar Tilak ( 23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920) Keshari (Marathi)
8.      Gopal Krishna Gokhle, (9 May 1866 – 19 February 1915) founding editor of The Hitavada.
9.      Mahatma Gandhi (October 1869 – 30 January 1948), Harijan
10.  Arabindo Ghosh (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950),  Vandemataram
11.  K.P.Khadikar (1872-1948), Navakal (Marathi)
12.  Chirravoori Yajneswara Chintamani (10 April 1880 – 1 July 1941) The Leader
13.   Kesava Menon, (September 1, 1886 - November 9, 1978 ) Matrubhumi (Malayalam)
14.  Motilal Ghose, Amrita Bazaar Patrika
15.  Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed Azad (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958), Al Hilal (Urdu)
16.  Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi (26 October 1890 – 25 March 1931) Pratap (Hindi)
17.  Sri Prakasa, (August 3, 1890 – June 23, 1971) Aj (Hindi)
18.  Pothan Joseph (1892–1972) HT, Delhi and The Deccan Herald, Bangalore)
19.  K M Panikkar (3 June 1895 – 10 December 1963), Hindustan Times
20.  Radhanath Rath (1896-1996) Samaja
21.  Acharya Prahlad Keshav Atre (13 August 1898 – 13 June 1969), (Marathi newspapers,
Marathi Daily Maratha, and magazines Navayug )
22.  Tushar Kanti Ghosh (1898- 1994), Amrita Bazaar Patrika
23.  Subramaniam Srinivasan (10 March 1903– 26 August 1969), popularly known by his screen name S. S. Vasan, was a journalist, writer, advertiser, film producer, director and business tycoon. He was the founder of the Tamil-language magazine Ananda Vikatan
24.  Narala Venkateswar Rao, 1 December 1908 – 13 March 1985 Andhra Prava, Andhra Jyoti (Telugu)
25.  Sadhu Singh Hamdard, (1918-1984) Daily Ajit (Punjabi)
26.  K Iswara Dutt (The People’s Voice, Chennai and The Leader, Allahabad)
27.  Khasa Subba Rau (Swatantra and Swarajya, Chennai)
28.  A A Hayles (Madras Mail)
29.  MSM Sarma (The Daily Gazette, Karachi and The Searchlight, Patna)
30.  M S Kamath (The Sunday times, Chennai)
31.  S Sadanand (1900-1953), Free Press Journal
32.  Francis Robert "Frank" Moraes (12 November 1907 – 2 May 1974) was editor of many prominent newspapers in post-Independence India, including The Indian Express and Times of India.
33.  Manikonda Chalapathi Rau (1910 - 25 March 1983) was editor of the English-language daily National Herald of Lucknow for over thirty years from 1946.
34.   Rustom Khurshedji Karanjia (September 15, 1912 – February 1, 2008), Blitz
35.  Khuswant Singh (2 February 1915 – 20 March 2014), Illustrated Weekly
36.   K. M. Mathew (2 January 1917 – 1 August 2010)  was a Chief Editor of leading Malayalam daily Malayala Manorama.
37.  Dr. N.B.Parulekar, (1920.9.1897-January 8, 1973 ) Sakal (Marathi)
38.  M.V.Kamath (7 September 1921-9 Oct. 2014) Illustrated Weekly
39.  Gour Kishore Ghosh (22 June 1923 – 15 December 2000)
40.  Thayil Jacob Sony George (born 7 May 1928), better known as TJS George, SearchLightAsiaweek
41.  Girilal Jain (1924 – 19 July 1993) served as the editor of The Times of India from 1978 till 1988.
42.  Ajit Bhattacharya, (1924 – 4 April 2011), editor The Hindustan Times, The Times of India and The Indian Express
43.  S.N. (Surendra Nath) Ghosh , Pioneer
44.  Gopalan Kasturi (17 December 1924 - 21 September 2012) served as the Editor of The Hindu from 1965 to 1991.
45.  Boobli George Verghese (21 June 1927 – 30 December 2014) was editor of leading newspapers The Hindustan Times (1969–75) and The Indian Express (1982–86)
46.  Thayil Jacob Sony George (born 7 May 1928), better known as TJS George, SearchLightAsiaweek
47.  Behram Contractor (1930 – 9 April 2001), Midday, Afternoon Dispatch and Courier
48.  Barun Sengupta  (23 January 1934 – 19 June 2008), the founder-editor of Bartaman
49.  Sunanda K. Datta-Ray ( born 13 December 1937 ) The Statesman
50.  Vinod Mehta (1941 – 8 March 2015), Founder editor-in-chief of Outlook from 1995 to 2012.
51.  Arun Shourie (born 2 November 1941), Indian Express and The Times of India
52.  Mrinal Pande (born 1946) Hindustan (Hindi)
53.  Arun Poorie (1944) India Today
54.  M. J. Akbar (born 11 January 1951 ) Sunday, Telegraph
55.  Om Thanvi, (1957) Jansatta
56.  Tarun Tejpal (15 March 1963), Tehelka

57.  Samaldas Gandhi, Janmabhoomi (Gujarati)
58.  P.M.Bhagvat, Pravat (Marathi)
59.  H.R.Purohit, Karmaveer (Kannada)
60.  Shireen Dalvi  ( Shirin Dalvi), Editor of the Mumbai Edition of the Urdu Language newspaper Avadhnama. She is the only women to be Editor of a Urdu language newspaper

Pl write to him, with a copy to me so that I can publish it in this blog also. Please spread the word around in your own way. 

About him:

Dr. Mrinal Chatterjee
Professor and Head of the Institute
Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)
Sanchar Marg, Dhenkanal 759 001, Odisha
91 94370 26194 | 91 6762 226194/5/6/7

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