The Afternoon Despatch & Courier

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The Afternoon Despatch & Courier
Founder(s)Behram Contractor alias "Busybee"
Associate editorAnant Rao Kanangi
Founded25 March 1985; 36 years ago (1985-03-25)
Political alignmentCentre-Left
Free online

The Afternoon Despatch & Courier was an evening tabloid in Mumbai, India. The newspaper was launched by Behram Contractor, better known as "Busybee", on 25 March 1985.[1]

This newspaper served as a launch pad for several well-known journalists in India. The Afternoon Despatch & Courier concentrates on news and features from Mumbai and the adjoining cities.

Anant Rao Kanangi is the Associate Editor of this newspaper.

Kamal Morarka - former union minister and businessman and National president of the Samajwadi Janata Party Chandrashekhar, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of this newspaper.

The newspaper was shut down in Feb, 2020.


  1. ^ Behind the News: Voices from Goa's Press. Goa1556. 1 January 2008. pp. 61–. ISBN 978-81-905682-0-3.

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