Deccan Chronicle

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Deccan Chronicle
Deccan Chronicle 28April2008.jpg
TypeDaily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s)Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited
Editor-in-chiefKaushik Mitter [1]
Headquarters36, Sarojini Devi Road, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
Circulation 1,333,668 [2]
Sister newspapers Andhra Bhoomi
OCLC number 302708964

Deccan Chronicle is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded by Rajagopal Mudaliar in the 1930s & currently owned by Samagrah Commercial Pvt Limited. It is published in Hyderabad, Telangana, by Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited (DCHL). The newspaper's name derives from the originating place, the Deccan regions of India. Deccan Chronicle has eight editions in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. They also publish from Chennai and Bengaluru. [3]


In 2007 and 2008, DCHL launched its new business divisions. New online initiatives in the sports, education, matrimony, robotics, campus news paper for schools and colleges, and jobs.J.Krishnan was appointed the head of new business initiatives, and the CEO of Netlink Technologies (Fully owned subsidiary of DCHL) and Deccan Chargers. Vivek Kumar and Bibhuti Acharya were heading the new business divisions.

The DCHL is owned by Samagrahah in terms of the duly approved Resolution Plan.

Deccan Chargers

The Indian Premier League cricket franchise of the Hyderabad Deccan Chargers was owned by Deccan Chronicle. The Deccan Chargers represented the city of Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Gayatri Reddy and WPP GroupM were the owner of Deccan Chargers. [4]

The DCHL (and its defunct Deccan Chargers) is owned by Samgrahah & Committee of Creditors. [5]

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  5. "NCLT approves resolution plan for DCHL | Hyderabad News - Times of India".