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Deccan Chronicle is an Indian English-language daily newspaper. 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 is also published from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Supplements are "TV Guide", "Sunday Chronicle", "Hyderabad Chronicle", "Chennai Chronicle", "Bengaluru Chronicle" and "Kerala Chronicle". It also supplies other weekly features like "School Chronicle" and "Teen Chronicle". The newspaper has a total readership of over 10.88 lakhs (1.088 million). Its founders were prosecuted for forging false documents at public's expenses to secure huge loans to run the newspapers.

Deccan Chronicle
Deccan Chronicle 28April2008.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited
Editor-in-chief A. T. Jayanti[1]
Founded 1938
Language English
Headquarters 365, Sarojini Devi Road, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Circulation 1,333,668[2]
Sister newspapers Financial Chronicle

Since May 2004 it was owned by Naganachiketh Chinnamuttevi, it started printing the International Herald Tribune in Hyderabad.[3][4]



It has started the operations as a partnership concern in 1938 by Karai Rajagopal. The late Tikkavarapu Chandrashekar Reddy took over the operations in 1977 Mr Reddy subsequently handed over the operations to his two sons T Venkattram Reddy and T Vinayak Ravi Reddy, who have been managing its operations since late 1970s.

Deccan ChargersEdit

The Indian Premier League cricket franchise of the Deccan Chargers was owned by Deccan Chronicle. The Deccan Chargers represented the city of Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Gayatri Reddy was the owner of Deccan Chargers.[5] The media group acquired the franchise from IPL auction for $107 million on 24 January 2008. The franchise was terminated by BCCI on 12 October 2012 due to failure of the franchise to provide a bank guarantee of 1 billion (US$15 million). This franchise has now been acquired by Sun TV Group and is called Sunrisers Hyderabad, known as SRH.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Ms. A. T. Jayanti, chief Editor of Deccan Chronicle lighting the lamp". Deccan Chronicle Sports. 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Deccan Chronicle". 
  3. ^ "100% FDI allowed in facsimile editions". 14 January 2009. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ Influencing strategy: Gayatri Reddy. Livemint (10 March 2013). Retrieved on 23 December 2013.

External linksEdit

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