The Tribune Founder, Trustees and Editors


(L-R) Jogendra Chandra Bose, 1898-1921; Lala Harkishan Lal,1898-1913, 1932-36 ; Charles Golak Nath,1898-1911

President, The Tribune Trust
NN Vohra

Padma Vibhushan; formerly: Governor of J&K (2008-18); Defence Secretary; Home Secretary; Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister; Co-Chairman of the India-EU Round Table (2001-08); Chairman of the National Task Force on Internal Security; Member, National Security Advisory Board.

Justice SS Sodhi (retd)

Formerly: Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court; first Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI); Deputy Registrar (Research), Supreme Court; Legal Remembrancer to the Punjab Government; Registrar, Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Lt Gen SS Mehta (retd)

Formerly: GoC-in-C, Western Command; GoC-in-C, Army Training Command, Shimla; Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Planning & Systems); recipient of Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Bar and Vishisht Seva Medal; Mentioned-in-Dispatches 1971 War; Member, National Security Advisory Board; Director General of CII.

Gurbachan Jagat

Padma Shri; formerly: Governor of Manipur; Chairman, Union Public Service Commission; DGP, Jammu and Kashmir; Director General, Border Security Force; recipient of President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service; Special Duty Medal (Punjab and J&K).


  • Sitala Kanta Chatterjee
  • JC Bose
  • Bepin Chander Pal
  • NN Gupta
  • Alfred Nundy
  • SC Bhatia
  • Kalinath Ray
  • M Subramanyam
  • PT Chandra
  • Rana Jang Bahadur Singh
  • J Natarajan
  • Prem Bhatia
  • Pandit Amolak Ram
  • R Madhavan Nair
  • Prem Bhatia
  • VN Narayanan
  • Hari Jaisingh
  • HK Dua
  • Raj Chengappa
  • Harish Khare
  • Rajesh Ramachandran


  • Lala Ram Chand
  • Malik Arjan Das
  • PL Sondhi
  • Vir Sen Chopra
  • PL Sondhi
  • RR Sharma
  • SD Bhambri
  • RN Gupta
  • Sanjay Hazari
  • Vinay Verma
Written by Prakash Ananda,
The Tribune Trust, 1986

Compiled by Pran Neville, Hay House, 2008
Written by VN Datta, Hay House, 2011
Edited by Rajesh Ramachandran, Rupa, 2019

July 31, 1998

The Tribune’s Internet edition launched

November 24, 2006

Commemorative stamp released to mark 125 years of the newspaper

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