There will be a new name in the imprintline of Deccan Herald and Praja Vani from tomorrow: that of K.N. Tilak Kumar.
The middle brother in the Netkalappa family will replace younger brother K.N. Shanth Kumar, who had taken over from the eldest brother, K.N. Hari Kumar, five years ago.
A possible change of guard was being hissed about for the last three months after rumours of Deccan Chronicle buying into Deccan Herald made it to the television news headlines.
Tuesday’s developments give some credence to the “realignment” of forces in Bangalore’s crowded marketplace but well placed sources say the last has not been heard on the leadership issue.
Cross-posted on churumuri