Having launched on 1 April 2012, Vijayavani started with merely three editions. Today it has editions in several places like Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Hubballi, Mysuru, Belagavi, Vijayapura, Gangavathi, Chitradurga, Shivamogga and Kalaburgi.
Vidyarthi mitra is an initiatibve by the flagship entity Vijayavani” of the VRL Group is the largest circulated newspaper in Karnataka. Vijayavani created media frenzy by being the only Kannada newspaper to launch nine editions in just 90 days from its 1st launch. Vijayavani is an all-colour paper in all Karnataka. With a growth rate of 262% in 3 years, Vijayavani today has a certified circulation of 8,03,738 copies.