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About Business Standard is the online property of Business Standard Private Limited, publisher of India's leading business daily, Business Standard. The website attracts over 15 million unique visitors every month, the highest such number for any standalone business newspaper website in India

The daily newspaper Business Standard (also available as an e-paper) is the preferred choice of serious business readers. It is published from 12 centres – New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Pune, Kochi and Bhubaneswar. It is also printed from Bhopal.

The Hindi Business Standard is published from six centres across India – New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bhopal and Chandigarh. Its content can be accessed at

Business Standard stands for reporting that stresses accuracy and credibility, commentary that is informed, independent and fair, and journalism that is rooted in ethical conduct and defined by a sacrosanct bond with the reader. All Business Standard journalists sign on to a code of conduct that is available on this website.

Business Standard's editorial team is led by Shailesh Dobhal.

Business Standard Contributors

Business Standard's stable of specialist contributors includes some of the sharpest minds writing on economics and business. Among them are:

  • Shankar Acharya

    Former chief economic advisor, Government of India

  • Shyam Saran

    Former foreign secretary, Government of India

  • T N Ninan

    Former chief economic advisor, Government of India

  • A K Bhattacharya

    Former chief economic advisor, Government of India

Business Standard also offers syndicated columns from Joseph Stiglitz, Arvind Subramanian and Kenneth Rogoff.

Get in touch

The editorial team at is led by Shailesh Dobhal, who can be contacted at For business enquiries, please contact Shailendra Kalelkar at