ABP Private Limited or the ABP Group is a media conglomerate with a slew of publications, television news channels, publishing business and a substantial digital media presence.
ABP News Network (ANN) is a part of the AnandaBazar Patrika (ABP) Group, owner of television channels like ABP News (Hindi), ABP Majha (Marathi), ABP Ananda (Bengali), ABP Asmita (Gujarati) ABP Sanjha (Punjabi) and ABP Ganga, telecast in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
ABP's foray into electronic media began with an affiliation with Star Network in 2003. In 2012, ABP became a fully owned Indian broadcast media company, having ended its affiliation with Star Network, that was operating these news channels. Thereon, ABP News, a 24-hour national news and current affairs television channel in Hindi, along with its language variants.
ANN also has a considerable presence on digital platforms with apps and news websites in Hindi, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati, Punjabi, besides platforms about Cricket, Bollywood and a Matrimonial Site.
ABP Group also publishes the dailies – Anandabazar Patrika, and The Telegraph in English apart from periodicals like Desh, Sananda, Anandamela, Anandalok, etc.
Broadcasting; Publishing; Print; Matrimonial Site
Other Print Outlets
The Telegraph in Schools
Other TV Outlets
Other Online Outlets
Television and Broadcasting
ABP News Network (100%)
ABP Private Limited (100%)
ABP Weddings (100%), http://www.abpweddings.com/
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Affiliated Interests Founder
founded Anandabazar Patrika in 1922. Being considered a nationalist, he created the newspaper as a mark of protest against the British rule. Multiple times his nationalistic views resulted in his imprisonment. He was a participant in the Swadeshi movement and was arrested in 1923 as the editor of Anandabazar Patrika for publishing an article praising Jatindranath Mukherjee.
was the co-founder and proprietor of Anandabazar Patrika. ABP was first printed on 13 March 1922 under the ownership of Prafulla Kumar Sarkar & Suresh Chandra Majumdar against British rule.
6 Prafulla Sarkar Street
Calcutta 700001 India
Tel.: 91 33 22345374, 22216600, 22378000
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Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)
INR 13.40 Billion/ USD 205.498 Million
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
INR 745.7 Million / USD 11.434 Million
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Vice Chairman and Editor Emeritus
Managing Director & CEO
The data on the shareholding patterns was mainly obtained from the website of Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The data available was for 2016-2017. And hence the Shareholder pattern is based on those documents. MOM team sent an email on the 10th January 2019 followed by a letter on the 1st February 2019 to ABP News to confirm the data given in the document.