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India’s 10 Best Selling Newspapers of Hindi and English 2022

 India’s 10 Best Selling Newspapers of Hindi and English 2022

As an Indian, one’s day is incomplete without flipping via  the pages of the newspaper in the morning, while sipping on hot morning tea.
Newspapers can be narrated as one of the oldest ways of print media communication. It is not only a mean of details but, it even equips readers with rewarding knowledge pertaining to education, entertainment, health, lifestyle, finance and real estate. Not to forget, it even functions as a ‘watchdog’ of the Indian society. Do you know?

The first Indian newspaper was issued under the colonial rule on 29 January 1780 by James Augustus Hicky. It was a called ‘The Bengal Gazette’. It only had 2 very small sheets and was filled with lots of advertisements.

Since then the country has come a long way, India has emerged as the 2nd -largest newspaper market in the world, with over 100 million copies of newspapers sold per day.

English Newspapers

It is one of the most famous Indian English-language daily newspaper. The newspaper was established by philanthropist, Sardar Dayal Singh Majithia on 2nd February 1881, at Lahore. Majority of its readership includes 

The North Indian population belonging to the states of Punjab, Himachal, Haryana, and Chandigarh. At current , the newspaper is issued from the following cities- Chandigarh, New Delhi, Jalandhar, Dehradun, and Bathinda.

The organization functions as a trust with 5  persons as trustees. Justice S. S. Sodhi is the President of the platform Trust. The newspaper is obtainable offline also  online mode, too.

Times of India


Doubtless , one of the most sensational English-language regular paper. A holding of The Times Group, this news regular is the fourth-biggest paper in the India in terms of rotation and highest selling English-language daily in the entire world. (Source: Audit Bureau of Circulation) The publication marked its launch  in the year 1838 and has become one of the earliest English-language newspaper existing in the nation.

It is direct  by the Mumbai-based media company, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) and is issued from over 36  cities across the nation. Jaideep Bose is the present editor-in-chief of the daily and earned an impressive net income of $190 million dollars (2016)

The Indian Express

Grabbing the 3rd spot on this list of the best English newspapers of the India is The Indian Express. The newspaper was established some 87 years ago by Ramnath Goenka in the year 1931. Post Goenka’s d the organization was distributed among the family members.

The southern publications started utilizing the name ‘The New Indian Express’ whereas the other editions, headed by Mumbai office kept the opening Indian Express name but added ‘The’ as a prefix to the title. According  Indian Readership Survey, it emerged as the 3rd most famous English daily in the nation. Recently , the newspaper is issued from 10 cities and mentions Mumbai as its head office.

The Hindu

Another leading English regular is The Hindu. It enjoys a large amount of readership all around the south India. Its headquarters are situated in the Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The newspaper initially started out as a weekly in the September 1978 and later on, went on to become a daily publication in 1889.

The leading newspaper is owned by a family-held firm, Kasturi and Sons Ltd. Even , it was one of the very 1st publications that rolled out its digital edition in the 1995.According  a 2017 survey, it is next in line to TOI as one of the most widely sold English newspaper of the nation , with a declared sale of over 1.2 million copies per day.

Hindustan Times

It is another newspaper which was established during the pre-independence era. Roots dating back to 1924, it was started by the pioneer  of Shiromani Akali Dal, Sunder Singh Lyallpuri, in the Punjab. At current , the regular is headed by Congress Rajya Sabha M.P. Shobhana Bhartia and is, therefore, known for taking a pro-Congress stand.

The newspaper is a part of HT Media, which is further arrange by the popular Birla group. Sukumar Ranganathan is its present editor-in-chief. It even features weekly columns from renowned journalists such as Barkha Dutt, Karan Thapar, Indrajit Hazra and many more. Its offices are spread all around many locations such as New Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna and Ranchi.

Hindi Newspaper (हिन्दी समाचार पत्र)

Dainik Jagran (दैनिक जागरण)

Positioned as number 1 on the list, Dainik Jagran is one of the most widely read newspaper in the nation and the biggest newspaper circulated in the India as per to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Its roots date back to the colonial period and was pioneer by a three-member team of -Shri Puran Chandra Gupta, JC Arya, and Shri Gurudev Gupta.

Its 1st publication dates back to 1942 in Jhansi. It has received recognition at the global level and has been declared as one of the most read newspapers by World Association of Newspapers (WAN) and even , as the most trustworthy newspaper in a survey by BBC.

Dainik Bhaskar (दैनिक भास्कर)

It is the second-highest circulated Indian Hindi-language regular newspaper. Established in 1948 as Subah Savere in Bhopal and a decade later, it was renamed to Dainik Bhaskar.

The newspapers headquarters are situated  in Bhopal and is headed by Dainik Bhaskar Group (D B Corp Ltd), the biggest print media company in the nation . It’s regional publication houses are present in 14 states, 63  editions in languages such as Hindi, English, Marathi, and Gujarati. Last year in June 2017, the broadsheet newspaper introduced it’s Hindi News Apps for three various operating systems i.e. Android, iPhone, and Windows

Amar Ujala (अमर उजाला)

It is another leading Hindi-language daily newspaper issued in the country. The broadsheet newspaper was established in Agra in the year 1948. It boasts of 19 editions reaching out to 167 districts, 7 states, and one union territory. It even revealed a rotation of around two million copies.

Its daily problems often comprise a 16- to 18-page issue with additional supplements pertaining to areas such as jobs, careers, lifestyle, entertainment, and women related areas. It is direct by Rajul Maheshwari. The newspaper has its headquarters at the Noida and is even , obtainable in digital format.

Sach Kahoon (सच कहूँ)

“Sach Kahoon Hindi” is a chief national newspaper in North India. This newspaper is in the panel of vital media bodies, DAVP, DIPR and INS.

It is pertinent to tell that this Newspaper is decided one among most read newspapers in the states of Punjab and Haryana. It is run and controlled by Sajag Media Publication and its head office is situated in Sirsa (Haryana).

It publishes many editions in Punjabi and Hindi languages.

The Media House boasts that its regular Print and Digital (Online) version garners more than 10 lakh readership around the globe against rotation of 3.40 lakh odd copies (readers from several Indian states like  Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Chandigarh and overseas nations contains Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East).

Follow the below described web links for its Hindi & Punjabi languages, Epaper:


Popularly known as Hindustan Dainik, it is the third-largest Hindi-language daily newspaper in the India. It initiated on 26th April 1936 and is known for its centrist political alignment. In locations such as Delhi and NCR, it has grabbed the 2nd rank in terms of readership.

Earlier, it was a part of HT Media Ltd group, which turned its Hindi venture into another company called Hindustan Media Ventures Limited in December 2009. It has 21  editions and boasts of 2,399,086 copies daily. All its editions are obtainable online.

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