India has the second-largest market of newspapers in the world and there are over 100000 newspaper publications, 240 million circulations, and 1300 million readerships. Hindi language newspapers are the most popular in India by circulation as well as by readership along with other 21 national language newspapers of India
1. Dainik Bhaskar
Dainik Bhaskar is not only the largest circulated daily newspaper of India but also the largest reading Indian Newspaper in the Hindi language, owned by Dainik Bhaskar Group.
Edition:- MP, CG, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand
Own:- Dainik Bhaskar Group.
2. Dainik Jagran
Dainik Jagran has one of the largest newspaper circulations in India, owned by Jagran Prakashan Limited, and also acquired Mid Day and Naiduniya.
Edition:- Kanpur, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Raebareli, Varanasi, Agra, Allahabad, Ayodhya, Aligarh, Bareilly, Meerut, Bhopal, Rewa, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Bathinda, Patiala, Panipat, Hissar, Patna, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Dharamshala, Delhi, Siliguri, Jammu
Own:- Jagran Prakashan Limited.
3. Hindustan Times
Hindustan newspaper is the fourth largest circulated newspaper in India and has the third-largest read daily in the country. Hindustan Dainik has 21 editions across the Hindi belt and is also available online in paper format.
Circulation:- 13.213 Million
Edition:- Lucknow, Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Ranchi, Indore, Chandigarh
Own:- HT Media (Hindustan media ventures ltd.)
4. Amar Ujala
Amar Ujala is another most popular Hindi language daily newspaper published in India and has a circulation of 3 million copies along with one of the highest readership.
Circulation:- 96.57 Million
Edition:- New Delhi, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
Own:- Amar Ujala Publications Ltd
5. Malayala Manorama
Malayala Manorama published from Kottayam and the second most popular newspaper in Kerala after Deepika. Malayala Manorama is the largest circulating newspaper in Kerala.
Circulation:- 8.478 Million
Edition:- Kottayam, Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Palakkad, Cannanore, Quilon, Trichur, Malappuram, Pathanamthitta, Alleppey, Mumbai, Madras, Bangalore, Delhi, Mangalore, Bahrain, Dubai, Doha
Own:- Malayala Manorama Company Ltd.
6. Dina Thanthi
Dina Thanthi or Daily Thanthi is a Tamil language daily newspaper, printed in 16 cities across India and has the largest daily printed in the Tamil language also prints an international edition in Dubai.
Circulation:- 7.380 million
Edition:- Tamil Nadu, Bangalore, Pondicherry, Mumbai, and Dubai
Own:- Founded by S. P. Adithanar
Lokmat Marathi newspaper has the largest read against regional language newspapers in India, published from Mumbai and also available in Goa states.
Circulation:- 6.282 million
Edition:- Various cities of Maharashtra and Goa
Own:- Lokmat Media Pvt.
8. Rajasthan Patrika
Rajasthan Patrika also published as Patrika in 10 states of India, emerged as one of the most read Hindi language newspapers in India. Patrika also publishes Hindi language magazines and has a huge digital foray.
Edition:- Various cities and states
Own:- Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd.
9. The Times of India
The Times of India is the third-largest newspaper by circulation in India and also one of the oldest English language newspapers in India.
Circulation:- 5.560 million
Edition:- Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Madras, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Cochin, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Surat, Shillong, Trivandrum, Trichy, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Madurai
Own:- The Times Group
Mathrubhumi is the second most widely read Malayalam newspaper daily in Kerala, founded by K. P. Kesava Menon and also publish a variety of magazines.
Circulation:- 4.849 million
Edition:- Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Kottayam, Palakkad, Cannanore, Quilon, Trichur, Malappuram, Alleppey, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Bahrain
Own:- The Mathrubhumi Group