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Top 10 Most Famous Newspapers in India by Circulation

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Top 10 Most Famous Newspapers in India by Circulation

Newspapers can never go out of style. According to a recent report, Newspaper reading in India jumped 4.4% to 425 million readers since 2018 where Hindi dailies grew to 186 million readers, regional…

Newspapers can never go out of style. According to a recent report, Newspaper reading in India jumped 4.4% to 425 million readers since 2018 where Hindi dailies grew to 186 million readers, regional dailies to 211 million and English dailies to 31 million readers. Therefore, also proving the growing literacy rate of the country.

No matter how much digital gets India, newspaper reading with a cup of tea will always remain a morning habit to kickstart the day. So let’s have a look at the Top 10 Famous Newspaper of India.


Dainik Jagran is a Hindi daily that was launched in 1942 during the times of Indian Freedom Struggle. Dainik Jagran is one of the highest circulated newspapers of India with a total readership of approx 74 million in Q1 IRS 2019.

The newspaper is owned by Jagran Prakashan Limited which is located in Kanpur. From crime to business, political events to sports, Bollywood to general opinions and illustrated stories to book classified ads, Dainik Jagran publishes the content in each genre. View Dainik Jagran Booking rates


Another Hindi daily newspaper with a large number of readership count in India. The newspaper is owned by Dainik Bhaskar Group which is also the largest Print Media Company of India.

With a daily circulation of over 4 million newspapers, Dainik Bhaskar has readers all across India. The newspaper was first publicized in 1958 in Bhopal and later got popular in 1983 with the launch of Indore edition. Book Classified ad


Amar Ujala is India’s 3rd largest newspaper with a total readership of 45 million readers. Headquartered in Noida, the newspaper includes 21 editions in 6 states and 2 union territories.

It is best known to cover the matters related to business, economy, career, crime, lifestyle and entertainment. Amar Ujala also concentrates on encouragement of the local rural economy with significance on Agriculture. Book classified advertisement in Amar Ujala


Owned by The Times Group, The Times of India is an English daily with a daily circulation of

2.7 million newspapers. It was first issued in 1838 and today it remains on top among the English dailies in India.

With headquarters in Mumbai, The Times of India comes under the list of the most trusted brands of the country ranking at 88th number. It covers the latest information of India and even the headlights from all over the world. It has sections related to business, tech, cricket, sports, entertainment, TV, lifestyles, education and also popular for its TOI matrimonial ads.


One of the oldest newspapers inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1924, Hindustan Times is an English-language daily newspaper. Headquartered in New Delhi, the newspaper has A daily circulation of approx 1 million newspapers.

The company has also launched the ht rate card for its customers to get the best of the newspaper. Apart from other day to day news, Hindustan Times is also popular for the education news that publishes all kinds of results. Find Hindustan times rate card 2020


Launched in 1878, The Hindu is the 2nd popular English daily newspaper of India. It is headquartered in Chennai and circulates over 1.4 million newspapers daily. The Hindu newspaper is most preferred by the students and other professionals as it is considered as the newspaper of records.

The Hindu was one of the earliest newspaper booking agencies to launch a website. It includes the information from 21 locations across 11 states.


Founded in 1946, Navbharat Times is the Hindi-language daily newspaper that is owned by The Times Group. With headquarters in Mumbai, the newspaper has a daily circulation of around 8 lac.

The newspaper includes information related to career, business, education, technology, current affairs, lifestyle and entertainment. It is most known for its magazines “Femina” and “Filmfare”


The Tribune is the 3rd most popular English daily in India which was founded in 1881 and was first issued in Lahore (now in Pakistan). It was started by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, a public-spirited benefactor and is run by a trust comprising five eminent persons as trustees.

The Tribune is the largest selling English daily in North India, publishes news and views without any bias or prejudice of any kind. The Tribune has two sister publications, Punjabi Tribune (in Punjabi) and Dainik Tribune (in Hindi).


Another Hindi-language daily newspaper which was founded in 1965 and now owned by the Punjab Kesari Group. The newspaper is published from five centers such as Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi.

It was first launched by Lala Jagat Narain and got the most popular when it worked against terrorism in Punjab from 1981 to 1984. The company also provided help to the

terrorism-affected families. Today it circulates around 8 lac copies daily.


Founded in 1932 in Noida, The Indian Express is the 4th famous English-language daily newspaper of India. It circulates over 5 lac copies daily covering the most important information of day-to-day things happening in India following major highlights around the world.

The Indian Express newspapers are published from over 13 metro cities and is also popular among the readers for its weekly entertainment magazine “Screen” that covers the latest news from Bollywood.

We hope this information was helpful to you. Which newspaper you find the most engaging and is read by you or your family. Feel free to share your opinion.

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