About Us

Shakthi Daily, is the first Kannada daily newspaper of Kodagu established in 1957 by late BS Gopalakrishna. With the motto, 'ನ್ಯಾಯಪಾಲನೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಯುಕ್ತಿ, ನ್ಯಾಯದರ್ಶನ ನಮ್ಮ ಶಕ್ತಿ', the newspaper has been giving strength and voice to the people of Kodagu ever since. Always abiding by the truth and publishing first-hand news, the paper has managed to win the hearts of the people of Kodagu and has now successfully stepped into its 62nd year.

  • Today, it is managed by sons of late BS Gopalakrishna -
  • Editor and Administrator - G Chidvilas
  • Chief Editor - G Rajendra
  • Consultant Editor - BG Ananthashayana

The other two sons, passed on souls, of Late BS Gopalakrishna - Yedumani and Sandhya - have lent their best hands in the upbringing of 'Shakthi'. ‘Shakthi’ has also been blessed with truthful, loyal and devoted staff including the many correspondents, agents and in-house employees. Our readers have always been our greatest strength and motivation.