Vijaya Karnataka is a Kannada daily newspaper published from a number of cities in Karnataka and was the number one news paper in Kannada Language. It is published from Bengaluru, Hubballi, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Kalaburagi,Gangavathi, Belagavi, Davanagere, Hassan, Chitradurga etc. This was started by VRL group, headed by Vijay Sankeshwar, entrepreneur-cum-politician in October 2000. The newspaper along with sister publications (Vijay Times) was purchased by the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., publishers of India's leading newspaper, The Times of India during 2006.
- Ishwara Daitota was its founder Chief Editor (July 1999-Feb 2001
- Vishweshwara Bhat
- E Raghavan
- Sugata Srinivasaraju
- Thimmappa Bhat