The Sen Times, India’s first and largest online newspaper established its place in the media scene of India in 2010. It started its online journey in 2012 with a sense of challenge and a feeling of humility to serve the bureaucrats and public servants as a truly independent newspaper for them.
The Sen Times carries on with the long-term responsibility is to strengthen bureaucratic opinion on how the bureaucratic system should work and how to sustain and nurture bureaucracy in India effectively.
The uniqueness of The Sen Times lies in its non-partisan position, in the freedom it enjoys from any influence of political parties, vested groups or top bureaucratic groups. Its strength is in taking position of neutrality in conflicts between good and evil, justice and injustice, right and wrong, regardless of positions held by any group or alliance.
The paper believes to report events objectively, as it is, and without any fear and favour. It is committed to serve the the bureaucratic fraternity of India and other public servants. That’s why all government employees — whether in centre or in states — respect The Sen Times.
The Sen Times advocates rule of law, bureaucratic rights, gender gap, national interests, press freedom, transparency and accountability in the Indian administration on which the newspaper has never compromised whatever the costs. No pressure groups can take it for granted and no-one is given cause to doubt its fairness.
The Sen Times also focus news for every age group of bureaucrats, from a newly joined member of civil service to a retiree member of civil service and guarantees not to miss any top news item of bureaucratic fraternity.
The motto of The Sen Times is “Not only the fastest, but also the best”.
Being well aware of its social responsibilities and duties, the newspaper works to ensure bureaucratic rights to all public servants of India, remove gender gap, advocate rule of law, press freedom, transparency and accountability in the Indian administration and above all to uphold national interests. While working for these matters, The Sen Times always maintains utmost sincerity and accountability to serve the bureaucratic fraternity and other public servants, the way it is bound by its norms and values.
Besides running news reports on these issues from the worldwide news wires, The Sen Times carries All India Services Rules and Forms, Central Civil services Rules and Forms, Income tax rate and calculation, their related Links and Orders-circulars including Financial and Recent DoPT’s Orders etc.
During different national crises, The Sen Times played an important role to solve those to stop people’s sufferings.
The Sen Times is powered by Sen Times Group Pvt Ltd. The Sen Times Group Pvt Ltd is run a Board of Directors comprising three members. Head of the body is called Managing Director while other members Directors.
The Board of Directors deals with income and investment of the newspaper.
The responsibility of policymaking lies with the Editors who are also the the Directors of the Sen Times Group Pvt Ltd.
The Managing Director of the Board honorary appointed a Managing Editor in August 2020 for the The Sen Times to manage it’s publication overall production process and to make day-to-day operational decisions and ensure that every piece of content produced meets the publication’s goals and standards.
The Editor-in-chief, Ila Choudhary, who is also the Publisher of the newspaper leads the news, reporting and editorial units. She is assisted by the Managing Editor T K B Sen and two Editors, Manish Sen and Manisha Sen.
An editorial board comprising the both editors are responsible for writing editorials under the supervision of the Managing Editor.
The both editors are responsible for supervising the whole reporting team, the key unit of the newspaper. They assign reporters for covering events and giving special reports and receiving update news from the news wires. After getting the wire, they publish it on the newspaper.
DECISION MAKING PRACTICES
The newspaper is run according to a policy composed in line with its objective and values. The policymakers take the decisions. Besides the Editor-in-chief, Managing Editor also plays important role in decision-making.
Crucial decisions also come from the monthly meeting of the editors.