Top 20 Most Popular Newspapers in India by Circulation

India has the second largest market of newspaper in the world and there are over 100000 newspaper publications, 240 million circulation and 1300 millions of readership. 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.

Dainik Bhaskar – Hindi


Dainik Bhaskar is not only the largest circulated daily newspaper of India but also largest reading Indian Newspaper in Hindi language, owned by Dainik Bhaskar Group.

The Hindi language daily newspaper is number 1 newspaper in Madhya Pradesh and one of the fastest growing daily in India by readership.

Dainik Jagran – Hindi

Dainik Jagran has one of the largest newspaper circulation in India, owned by Jagran Prakashan Limited and also acquired Mid Day and Naiduniya.

Times of India – English

The Times of India is third largest newspaper by circulation in India and also one of the oldest English language newspaper in India.

Hindustan Dainik – Hindi

Hindustan newspaper is the the fourth largest circulated newspaper in India and has third largest read daily in the country. Hindustan Dainik has 21 editions across the Hindi belt and also available online in epaper format.

Amar Ujala – Hindi

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.

Malayala Manorama – Malayalam

Malayala Manorama published from Kottayam and second most popular newspaper in Kerala after Deepika. Malayala Manorama is the largest circulating newspaper in Kerala.

Nava Bharat – Hindi

Nava Bharat is another most popular daily newspaper of India, Published in Hindi language and has the sixth highest readership in India among Hindi newspapers and also one of the largest Hindi newspaper of India by circulation.

Eenadu – Telugu

Eenadu is the most popular Telugu newspaper from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, owned by Ramoji Rao and first launched from the city of Visakhapatnam.

Dina Thanthi – Tamil

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.

The Hindu – English

The Hindu headquartered in Chennai, second most circulated English newspaper in India, after The Times of India. Indian daily newspaper is listed as world’s ten best newspapers, one of the most respected paper in India also was the first newspaper in India to have a website online.

Mathrubhumi – Malayalam

Mathrubhumi is second most widely read Malayalam newspaper daily in Kerala,founded by K. P. Kesava Menon and also publish a variety of magazines.

Lokmat – Marathi

Lokmat Marathi newspaper has the largest read against regional language newspapers in India, published from Mumbai and also available in Goa states.

Sakal – Marathi

Sakal is a popular Marathi language daily newspaper, headquarters in Pune and flagship newspaper of Sakal Media Group. Sakal Group also has variety of magazines and is the largest circulated Marathi newspaper along with one of the top 10 language dailies of India.

Sakshi – Telugu

Sakshi Telugu daily newspaper is second most popular Telugu newspaper from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It is now available online every day and is the second largest circulating newspaper in Telugu states.

Anandabazar Patrika – Bengali

Anandabazar Patrika is a Bengali daily newspaper under circulation in Kolkata of West Bengal, owned by the ABP Group. This Bengali newspaper was relaunched and today internet edition is also available.

Rajasthan Patrika – Hindi

Rajasthan Patrika alos published as Patrika in 10 states of India, emerged as one of the most read Hindi language newspaper in India. Patrika also publish Hindi language magazines and has a huge digital foray.

Hindustan Times – English

Indian English newspaper is third most popular English newspaper in India by read, after The Times of India and The Hindu. The newspaper and media houses owned by Shobhana Bhartia, Forbes listed her one of the most powerful woman in India.

Divya Bhaskar – Gujarati

Divya Bhaskar has one of the highest circulation Gujarati dailies and also has the most editions by any newspaper in Gujarat, published from Ahmedabad,Mehsana, Bhuj and Junagadh.

Vijayavani – Kannada

Vijayavani is the largest circulated newspaper in Karnataka, published by VRL Group and has editions from Bengaluru, Mangaluru and Mysuru. VRL Group is one of the most popular logistics and bus transport companies in India and also owns the Vijayavani newspaper of Karnataka.

Punjab Kesari – Hindi

Punjab Kesari published from many cities of India and one of the four newspapers owned by the Punjab Kesari group. The Hindi-language newspaper has one of the largest daily circulation and readership.

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