(Last Updated on : 22-02-2014)
The Telegraph is a broadsheet newspaper in English based in Kolkata. The newspaper is owned by the Anandabazar Patrika Limited (an enterprise of Ananda Publishers). The first edition of the newspaper was printed on 7th July 1982. This newspaper has created records for being the only broadsheet newspaper in post independent India. The Telegraph is noted for its excellent coverage of India related issues and India's foreign policy.
The other editions of The Telegraph are published from Guwahati to cater to the entire northeast, Siliguri to cater to the interest of North Bengal and Sikkim. It is also published from Ranchi for the people of Jharkhand and Jamshedpur. The Telegraph has introduced innovative ideas from time to time in the category of sports, lifestyle culture; movies and events the newspaper is a real entertainer.
What makes the paper interesting is the daily variety of supplements that comes with the paper. On Monday, there is 'KnowHow' which is an eight-page colour tabloid on science. Tuesdays comes with the tabloid 'The Telegraph jobs' on how to deal with interviews coming from those who have successfully passed interviews. Wednesdays has something for kids, 'Telekids' which is an interesting eight-page colour tabloid. Thursdays end the quest of students and graduates looking out for a job with the supplement, 'Careergraph'. Friday comes with 'ETC', which covers the broad spectrum of entertainment from films to television. Saturday has the supplement 'Weekend' which is a four page entertaining reading. On Sundays, there is a special magazine with the paper; named 'Graphiti' that has interesting articles on fashion, food, lifestyle etc. A significant innovation of The Telegraph is T2, which is a sixteen-page colour feature tabloid.