The Pioneer Newspaper was founded in Allahabad in 1865 by George Allen. An Englishman who had had great success in the tea business in North-East India in the previous decade. Later, it was sold to a syndicate and moved from Allahabad to Lucknow during the 1990s, at which time the Thapar Group purchased it under L.M. Thapar, who made it a nationalized newspaper.
The Pioneer launched a Hindi version in Lucknow. The newspaper remained a primarily Lucknow-based paper until 1990.
Short Overview of The Pioneer Newspaper
1865 (Estd 1864)
English and Hindi
Editions of The Pioneer Newspaper :
The newspaper remained a primarily Lucknow-based paper until 1990, when it was purchased by the Thapar Group, under L. M. Thapar, who made it a national newspaper, published from Delhi, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Dehradun, and Ranchi.
Recently the Pioneer Newspaper published 10(ten) editions. Lucknow edition was the main edition of The Pioneer Newspaper. Lucknow edition includes four other editions Varanasi, Kanpur, Allahabad, and Lucknow itself.