Samaya is the 1st Odia colour daily of the State. It has risen in public esteem steadily since its inception in 1996.It was founded by Basant Kumar Biswal and is currently being edited by Satakadi Hota. Samaya as a print media is well known in Odisha. Along with publishing the news in newspapers it also has a news website and an online version as well for the newspapers which is freely available to all internet users.
It is published from Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur with three flagship editions i.e.Angul/Dhenkanal, Balasore/Bhadrak & Berhampur. Samaya is now recognized as a powerful and effective media vehicle to deliver the designed message in every nook & corner of the state. It reflects the day to day issues of the common man & enlightens, entertains & apprises the section of people like to go through literature, culture, politics, sports, cinema, health, education & agriculture. Because of its clean, non-controversial and broad appeal, issue oriented and objective editorial, Samaya is read, not just glanced at. With the continuing support of our readers, well wishers & especially the patronage of our advertisers we are confident of growing from strength to strength.