The 81st Annual General Meeting of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS), an apex body of Publishers of Newspapers, Magazines & Periodicals in the country, was held in Bengaluru.

Mr. L. Adimoolam (Health & The Antiseptic) has been elected President of The Indian Newspaper Society for the year 2020-21. He succeeds Mr. Shailesh Gupta of Mid-Day.

Mr. D. D. Purkayastha (Ananda Bazar Patrika) is the Deputy President, Mr. Mohit Jain (Economic Times) is the Vice President, and Mr. Rakesh Sharma (Aaj Samaj) is the Honorary Treasurer of the Society for 2020-21.

Ms. Mary Paul is the Secretary General of the Society.

The other members of the Executive Committee of the INS are:

• Mr. S. Balasubramaniam Adityan (Daily Thanthi)
• Mr. Girish Agarwal (Dainik Bhaskar, Bhopal)
• Mr. Samahit Bal (Pragativadi)
• Mr. Gaurav Chopra (Filmi Duniya)
• Mr. Vijay Kumar Chopra (Punjabi Kesari, Jalandhar)
• Mr. Karan Rajendra Darda (Lokmat, Aurangabad)
• Mr. Vijay Jawaharlal Darda (Lokmat, Nagpur)
• Mr. Jagjit Singh Dardi (Charhdikala Daily)
• Mr. Viveck Goenka (The Indian Express, Mumbai)
• Mr. Mahendra Mohan Gupta (Dainik Jagran)
• Mr. Pradeep Gupta (Dataquest)
• Mr. Sanjay Gupta (Dainik Jagran, Varanasi)
• Mr. Shivendra Gupta (Business Standard)
• Ms. Sarvinder Kaur (Ajit)
• Mr. M. V. Shreyams Kumar (Mathrubhumi Arogya Masika)
• Dr. R. Lakshmipathy (Dinamalar)
• Mr. Tanmay Maheshwari (Amar Ujala, Delhi)
• Mr. Vilas A. Marathe (Dainik Hindusthan, Amravati)
• Mr. Harsha Mathew (Vanitha)
• Mr. Dinesh Mittal (Hindustan Times, Patna)
• Mr. Naresh Mohan (Sunday Statesman)
• Mr. Anant Nath (Grihshobhika, Marathi)
• Mr. Pratap G. Pawar (Sakal)
• Mr. Rahul Rajkhewa (The Sentinel)
• Mr. R. M. R. Ramesh (Dinakaran)
• Mr. K. Raja Prasad Reddy (Sakshi, Vishakhapatnam)
• Mr. Atideb Sarkar (The Telegraph)
• Mr. Praveen Someshwar (The Hindustan Times)
• Mr. Kiran D. Thakur (Tarun Bharat, Belgaum)
• Mr. Biju Varghese (Mangalam Weekly)
• Mr. I. Venkat (Annadata)
• Mr. Vinay Verma (The Tribune)
• Mr. Hormusji N. Cama (Bombay Samachar Weekly)
• Mr. Kundan R. Vyas (Vyapar, Mumbai)
• Mr. K. N. Tilak Kumar (Deccan Herald & Prajavani)
• Mr. Ravindra Kumar (The Statesman)
• Mr. Kiran B. Vadodaria (Sambhaav Metro)
• Mr. P. V. Chandran (Grehalaksmi)
• Mr. Somesh Sharma (Rashtradoot Saptahik)
• Mr. Jayant Mammen Mathew (Malayala Manorama)
• Mr. Shailesh Gupta (Mid-Day)