Indian Newspapers – List of Famous Newspapers in India

Indian Newspapers – List of Famous Newspapers in India

There are more than 100000 registered publications and newspapers in India.

Yes, it’s actually right.

According to the Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI), there are over 100,000 publications registered as of 31st March 2018. The official name of the RNI is Office of the Registrar of the Newspapers for India.

On the recommendation of the First Press Commission (1953) and by amending the Press and Registration of Books Act (1867), the RNI got established on 1st July 1956.

Registrar of Newspapers for India

According to the Economic Times, after China, India has the second-largest newspaper market in the world with more than 99 million newspaper copies sold daily as of 2008.

And, India is the only market where print media is growing in all aspects – readership, circulation and geography; reports a newspaper.

In this article, I will be listing out all the famous Indian newspapers from all the famous languages along with their readership and circulation.

So, here we go…

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List of Famous Indian Newspapers

Here, I will be listing out the newspapers as per the language.

Newspapers in the Hindi Language

  1. Amar Ujala
  2. Dainik Jagran
  3. Dainik Navajyoti
  4. Hari Bhoomi
  5. Hindustan Dainik
  6. Jansatta
  7. Nava Bharat
  8. Navbharat Times
  9. Dainik Prayukti
  10. Jan Morcha
  11. Rajasthan Patrika
  12. Parichay Times
  13. Niharika Times
  14. Dainik Bhaskar
  15. Sanmarg
  16. Panchjanya
  17. Sarkar Ki Upalabdhiya

Newspapers in the English Language

  1. Ahmedabad Mirror
  2. Arunachal Front
  3. Asian Age
  4. Business Line
  5. Business Standard
  6. Daily Excelsior
  7. Daily News and Analysis
  8. Deccan Chronicle
  9. Deccan Herald
  10. Financial Express
  11. The Free Press Journal
  12. Greater Kashmir
  13. Kashmir Times
  14. O Heraldo
  15. Orissa Post
  16. Mid Day
  17. Mint
  18. Mumbai Mirror
  19. Nagaland Post
  20. Niharika Times
  21. North East Mail
  22. The Pioneer
  23. Sadbhavana Times
  24. Seven Sisters Post
  25. Star of Mysore
  26. State Times
  27. The Assam Chronicle
  28. The Assam Tribune
  29. The Economic Times
  30. The Hans India
  31. The Hitavada
  32. The Hindu
  33. Hindustan Times
  34. The Indian Express
  35. The Morung Express
  36. The Navhind Times
  37. The New Indian Express
  38. The News Today
  39. The North East Times
  40. The Sentinel
  41. The Shillong Times
  42. The Statesman
  43. The Telegraph
  44. The Times of India
  45. The Tribune
  46. Bangalore Mirror
  47. The Afternoon Despatch & Courier
  48. Sikkim Express
  49. Telangana Today
  50. Glam Mint
  51. Financial Chronicle
  52. Sakaal Times
  53. Organiser
  54. Imphal Free Press

Newspapers in the Odia Language

  1. The Samaja
  2. Samaya
  3. Sambad
  4. Dharitri
  5. Pragativadi

Newspapers in the Assamese Language

  1. Amar Asom
  2. Asomiya Khobor
  3. Asomiya Pratidin
  4. Dainik Janambhumi
  5. Dainik Agradoot
  6. Gana Adhikar
  7. Janasadharan
  8. Niyomiya Barta

Newspapers in the Bengali Language

  1. Aajkaal
  2. Anandabazar Patrika
  3. Bartaman Patrika
  4. Dainik Sambad
  5. Dainik Statesman
  6. Ebela
  7. Ei Samay
  8. Ekdin
  9. Ganashakti
  10. Kalantar
  11. Jago Bangla
  12. Sakalbela
  13. Sangbad Pratidin
  14. Uttarbanga Sambad

Newspapers in the Gujarati Language

  1. Divya Bhaskar
  2. Jagat Darpan
  3. Gujarat Samachar
  4. Gujarat Today
  5. Jai Hind
  6. Kutch Mitra
  7. Nobat
  8. Phulchhab
  9. Sambhaav
  10. Gujarat Mitra
  11. Sandesh

Newspapers in the Kannada Language

  1. Hosa Digantha
  2. Janathavani
  3. Vishwavani
  4. Kannada Prabha
  5. Lankesh Patrike
  6. Prajavani
  7. Samyukta Karnataka
  8. Sanjevani
  9. Udayavani
  10. Varthabharathi
  11. Vijaya Karnataka
  12. Hai Bangalore
  13. Vijaya Vani
  14. Karavali Ale
  15. Karavali Munjavu
  16. Mangaluru Samachara
  17. Mysooru Mithra
  18. Usha Kirana
  19. Suddi Now

Newspapers in the Malayalam Language

  1. Siraj Daily
  2. Chandrika
  3. Deepika
  4. Deshabhimani
  5. General
  6. Janayugom
  7. Janmabhumi
  8. Kerala Kaumudi
  9. Kerala Kaumudi Flash
  10. Madhyamam
  11. Malayala Manorama
  12. Mangalam
  13. Mathrubhumi
  14. Rashtra Deepika
  15. Thejas

Newspapers in the Marathi Language

  1. Kesari
  2. Lokmat
  3. Loksatta
  4. Mahanagar
  5. Maharashtra Times
  6. Nava Kaal
  7. Navshakti
  8. Prahaar
  9. Pudhari
  10. Saamana
  11. Sakal
  12. Tarun Bharat
  13. Deshdoot

Newspapers in the Punjabi Language

  1. Punjabi Tribune
  2. Ajit
  3. Rozana Spokesman
  4. Jagbani
  5. Daily Punjab Times

Newspapers in the Tamil Language

  1. Dinamalar
  2. Dinamani
  3. Dinakaran
  4. Dina Thanthi
  5. The Hindu
  6. Tamil Murasu

Newspapers in the Telugu Language

  1. Andhra Bhoomi
  2. Andhra Prabha
  3. Eenadu
  4. Mana Telangana
  5. Namasthe Telangana
  6. Nava Telangana
  7. Praja Shakti
  8. Janam Sakshi
  9. Sakshi
  10. Suryaa
  11. Vaartha

Newspapers in the Urdu Language

  1. Taasir
  2. Hind Samachar
  3. Munsif Daily
  4. The Musalman
  5. Siasat
  6. Urdu Times
  7. Viqar-e-Deccan
  8. The Inquilab
  9. Prabhanjan Sanket

Newspapers in the Kashmiri Language

  1. Koshur Akhbar
  2. Soan Meeraas

Newspapers in the Sanskrit Language

  1. Sudharma

Newspapers in the Meitei Language

  1. Poknapham

Newspapers in the Mizo Language

  1. Vanglaini

Newspapers in the Konkani Language

  1. Sunaparant

Top 20 Newspapers in India by Readership

A list of top 20 Indian newspapers by readership.

No. Newspaper Language Avg. Readership
2019 (millions)
1 Dainik Jagran
(दैनिक जागरण)
Hindi 20.258
2 Dainik Bhaskar
(दैनिक भास्कर)
Hindi 15.395
3 Hindustan Dainik
(हिन्दुस्तान दैनिक)
Hindi 14.746
4 Amar Ujala
(अमर उजाला)
Hindi 10.183
5 Malayala Manorama
(മലയാള മനോരമ)
Malayalam 9.758
6 Rajasthan Patrika
(राजस्थान पत्रिका)
Hindi 7.543
7 Eenadu
(ఈనాడు)
Telugu 6.727
8 Dina Thanthi
(தினத்தந்தி)
Tamil 6.572
9 Mathrubhumi
(മാതൃഭൂമി)
Malayalam 6.443
10 Lokmat
(लोकमत)
Marathi 6.085
11 The Times of India English 5.646
12 Gujarat Samachar
(ગુજરાત સમાચાર)
Gujarati 4.477
13 Prabhat Khabar
(प्रभात खबर)
Hindi 3.439
14 Ananda Bazar Patrika
(আনন্দবাজার পত্রিকা)
Bengali 3.436
15 Sandesh
(સંદેશ)
Gujarati 3.384
16 Punjab Kesari Hindi 3.323
17 Sakal
(सकाळ)
Marathi 3.092
18 Patrika
(पत्रिका)
Hindi 3.038
19 Sakshi
(సాక్షి)
Telugu 2.988
20 Dinamalar
(தினமலர்)
Tamil 2.886
Readership in Million vs. Newspaper
Newspaper Readerships in Million (2019)

 


Top 20 Newspapers in India by Circulation

No. Newspaper Language Jan–Jun
2018
1 Dainik Bhaskar Hindi 4318377
2 Dainik Jagran Hindi 4144706
3 The Times of India English 2826164
4 Hindustan Dainik Hindi 2625343
5 Amar Ujala Hindi 2610784
6 Malayala Manorama Malayalam 2368672
7 Eenadu Telugu 1807998
8 Dina Thanthi Tamil 1525526
9 The Hindu English 1397944
10 Mathrubhumi Malayalam 1363931
11 Sakal Marathi 1204640
12 Punjab Kesari Hindi 1165506
13 Sakshi Telugu 1091079
14 Ananda Bazar Patrika Bengali 1080478
15 Patrika Hindi 1005485
16 Hindustan Times English 1004110
17 Dinamalar Tamil 848287
18 Prabhat Khabar Hindi 829982
19 Divya Bhaskar Gujarati 822513
20 Vijayavani Kannada 760738
Circulation vs. Newspaper
Newspaper and No. of Copies Sold Everyday

 


Wrapping it up

Dainik Jagran is the largest newspaper in India as per the readership with more than 20.258 million average readerships and Dainik Bhaskar is the largest as per the circulation with more than 4318377 copies sold every day.

The primary source of revenue of almost all the Indian newspapers is Advertising and only some amount is taken from the readers.

Of course, it won’t be possible to provide the names of all the Indian newspapers on the list, but I have tried my best to provide as much information as possible.

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