VijayaKanataka

Vijaya Karnataka is a Kannada daily newspaper published from a number of cities in Karnataka and was the number one news paper in Kannada Language.[citation needed] It is published from Bengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Kalaburagi,Gangavathi, Belagavi, Davanagere, Hassan, Chitradurga etc. This was started by VRL group, headed by Vijay Sankeshwar, entrepreneur-cum-politician in October 2000.

The newspaper along with sister publications (Vijay Times) was purchased by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., publishers of India's leading newspaper, The Times of India during 2010. in India with a readership of 7.643 million. This ranks the Times of India as the top English daily in India by readership.