INDIA

 

Name Region Established Language Owner Period Format Political View Topics Circulation Website AMW Credibility Score AMW Verified
The Times of India National 1838 English Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd Daily Print, online Centre All   3,198,449 Website         9.238 NO
Dainik Bhaskar National 1948  Hindi D B Corp Ltd. Daily Print, online Left All   4,146,737 Website         9.233 NO
Dainik Jagran National 2000 Hindi Jagran Prakashan Limited Daily Print, online Right-wing All   4,367,541 Website         9.224 NO
Aajkaal Kolkata 1981 Bengali Aajkaal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   3,904,242 Website         9.223 NO
The Indian Express National 1931 English Indian Express Group Daily Print, online Left All   3,026,856 Website         9.201 NO
Hindustan Danik National 1936 Hindi HT Media Ltd Daily Print, online Center All   2,763,623 Website         9.193 NO
Hindustan Times National 1924 English HT Media Ltd Daily Print, online Center-left All      993,645 Website         9.158 NO
Rajasthan Patrika National 1956 Hindi Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Liberal All   1,813,756 Website         9.130 NO
Amar Ujala National 1948 Hindi Amar Ujala Publications Ltd. Daily Print, online Left All   3,000,000 Website         9.127 NO
The Hindu National 1878 English The Hindu Group Daily Print, online Left All    1,216,118 Website         9.122 NO
The Hindu Tamil Nadu 2013 Tamil The Hindu Group Daily Print, online Left All   1,548,660 Website         9.118 NO
The Economic Times National 1961 English The Times Group Daily Print, online Independent Business      800,000 Website         9.114 NO
Malayala Manorama National 1888 Malayalam Malayala Manorama Company Limited Daily Print, online Neutral All    2,411,402 Website         9.107 NO
Eenadu Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1974 Telugu Eenadu Group Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,866,661 Website         9.107 NO
Dina Thanthi Tamil Nadu 1942 Tamil Thanthi Trust Daily Print, online Left All   1,571,782 Website         9.048 NO
Deccan Herald Karnataka 1948 English The Printers, Mysore Daily Print, online Independent All      560,000 Website         9.039 NO
Divya Bhaskar Gujarat 2003 Gujarati D B Corp Ltd. Daily Print, online Left All      854,097 Website         9.032 NO
Mathrubhumi Kerala 1923 Malayalam The Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. Daily Print, online Left All   1,486,810 Website         9.026 green checkmark
Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad 1938 English Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited Daily Print, online Centre-left All   1,333,668 Website         8.984 NO
Nava Bharat National 1934 Hindi Ram Gopal Investments Pvt Ltd Daily Print, online Liberal All   1,145,126 Website         8.981 NO
The Asian Age National 1994 English Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited Daily Print, online Neutral All   1,000,000 Website         8.979 green checkmark
Anandabazar Patrika National 1922 Bengali ABP Group Daily Print, online Center All   1,101,709 Website         8.972 NO
The Tribune National 1881 English Tribune Trust Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,213,327 Website         8.970 NO
Bartaman Kolkata 1984 Bengali Bartaman Pvt. Ltd Daily Print, online Independent All      669,758 Website         8.967 green checkmark
Gujarat Samachar Gujarat 1932 Gujarati Lok Prakashan Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-Left All      464,200 Website         8.948 NO
Mid Day Mumbai 1979 English Mid Day Infomedia Limited Daily Print, online Liberal All      500,000 Website         8.947 NO
The Telegraph National 1982 English ABP Group Daily Print, online Center All      466,001 Website         8.927 NO
Dinamalar Tamil Nadu 1951 Tamil Ramasubbaiyer Family Daily Print, online Left All      942,812 Website         8.920 NO
The Financial Express National 1961 English Indian Express Group Daily Print, online Pro-business Business      689,161 Website         8.913 NO
Daily News and Analysis Mumbai 2005 English Diligent Media Corporation Daily Print, online Right All    456,000   Website         8.880 NO
Sakshi Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 2008 Telugu Y.S Bharathi Daily Print, online Center All   1,092,194 Website         8.874 NO
Business Standard National 1975 Hindi, English Kotak Mahindra Bank Daily Print, online Pro-business Business        96,000 Website         8.853 NO
Sandesh Gujarat 1923 Gujarati The Sandesh Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-Right All   1,500,000 Website         8.846 NO
Mumbai Mirror Mumbai 2005 English Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-left All      700,000 Website         8.843 NO
Punjab Kesari National 1965 Hindi The Hindsamachar Ltd. Daily Print, online Liberal All   1,159,489 Website         8.825 NO
Dinamani Tamil Nadu 1933 Tamil The New Indian Express Group Daily Print, online Right All      653,990 Website         8.799 green checkmark
Dinakaran Tamil Nadu 1977 Tamil Sun Group Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,167,189 Website         8.780 green checkmark
Jag Bani Punjab 1978 Panjabi Punjab Kesari Group Daily Print, online Liberal All      328,000 Website         8.751 NO
Vijayavani Karnataka 2012 Kannada VRL Group Daily Print, online Center All      803,738 Website         8.743 NO
Maharashtra Times Maharashtra 1962 Marathi The Times Group Daily Print, online Center All   1,000,000 Website         8.735 NO
Andhra Prabha Andhra Pradesh 1938 Telugu Mootha Gopalakrishna Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local   1,160,000 Website         8.728 NO
The Munsif Daily Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1996 Urdu Khan Lateef Khan Daily Print, online Liberal All      600,000 Website         8.678 NO
Gujarat Mitra Gujarat 1863 Gujarati Gujaratmitra Pvt.Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,000,000 Website         8.667 NO
Chandrika Kerala 1934 Malayalam Muslim Printing and Publishing Co Ltd Daily Print, online Center-right Local      550,000 Website         8.666 NO
Pragativadi Odisha 1985 Odia Pradyumna Bal Daily Print, online Independent All      803,738 Website         8.666 green checkmark
Prajavani Karnataka 1948 Kannada The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited Daily Print, online Liberal All   2,000,000 Website         8.663 NO
Sakal Maharashtra 1932 Marathi Sakal Media Group Daily Print, online Neutral All   1,337,901 Website         8.659 NO
Janmabhumi Kerala 1975 Malayalam Mathruka Pracharanalayam Ltd. Daily Print, online Right-wing All   1,400,000 Website         8.658 NO
Lankesh Patrike Karnataka 1980 Kannada Indrajit Lankesh Weekly Print, online Left All   2,500,000 Website         8.645 green checkmark
Madhyamam Daily Kerala 1987 Malayalam Ideal Publication Trust Daily Print, online Pro- centre-Left All      910,000 Website         8.629 NO
Gujarat Today Gujarat 1991 Gujarati Lokhit Prakashan Sarvajanik Trust Daily Print, online Liberal All   4,226,853 Website         8.617 green checkmark
Lokmat Maharashtra 1971 Marathi Lokmat Media Limited Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,800,000 Website         8.616 NO
Dainik Navajyoti National 1936 Hindi Navajyoti Printing Press Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Liberal All      900,000 Website         8.612 NO
Ekdin West Bengal 2006 Bengali Narshingha Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Independent Local      609,094 Website         8.612 green checkmark
Ahmedabad Mirror Ahmedabad 2008 Hindi The Times of India Daily Print Left Local      700,000 Website         8.609 NO
Prabhat Khabar National 1984 Hindi Neutral Publishing House Ltd. Daily Print, online Liberal All      630,000 Website         8.566 green checkmark
Namasthe Telangana Telangana 2011 Telugu Telangana Publications Pvt. Ltd Daily Print, online Centre-Right Local   3,149,000 Website         8.558 NO
Vaartha Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1996 Telugu A.G.A Publications Daily Print, online Centre-Left All   1,428,944 Website         8.558 NO
Nava Kaal Maharashtra 1923 Marathi Nilkanth Khadilkar Daily Print, online Pro-Congres All      995,389 Website         8.545 green checkmark
Loksatta Maharashtra 1948 Marathi Indian Express Group Daily Print, online Centre-Left All      500,000 Website         8.524 NO
Jai Hind Gujarat 1948 Gujarati Jaihind Group Daily Print, online Center All   1,384,670 Website         8.523 NO
Financial Chronicle National 2008 English Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. Daily Print, online Right-wing Business   1,333,668 Website         8.520 NO
Kashmir Times Jammu and Kashmir 1954 English Kashmir Times Daily Print, online Independent All   2,000,000 Website         8.517 NO
Navbharat Times National 1946 Hindi Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre All      769,146 Website         8.513 NO
Hind Samachar Mumbai 1948 Urdu Punjab Kesari Group Daily Print, online Liberal All      975,000 Website         8.501 green checkmark
Udayavani Karnataka 1971 Kannada The Manipal Group Daily Print, online Right Wing All   3,000,000 Website         8.486 NO
The Hitavada Central India 1911 English Progressive Writers and Publishers Daily Print, online Right-wing All      200,000 Website         8.450 NO
The Inquilab Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1938 Urdu Dainik Jagran group Daily Print Right-wing All      127,255 na         8.280 green checkmark
Hai Bangalore Karnataka 1995 Kannada Bhavana Prakahana Weekly Print Left All      275,000 none         8.250 green checkmark
Ei Samay Sangbadpatra Kolkata, Delhi 2012 Bengali The Times Group Daily Print, online Independent All      277,384 Website         8.249 NO
Deshdoot Maharashtra 1966 Marathi, English The Deshdoot Group of Newspapers Daily Print, online Centre All      297,210 Website         8.242 NO
Suryaa Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 2007 Telugu, English Nukarapu Surya Prakash Rao Daily Print, online Centre-Left All      300,000 Website         8.204 NO
Dainik Sambad Agartala 1971 Bengali Bhupendra Chandra Datta Bhowmik Trust Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local      367,103 Website         8.200 NO
Tarun Bharat Maharashtra 1919 Marathi Tarun Bharat Daily Pvt Ltd. Daily Print, online Neutral All      473,725 Website         8.194 NO
State Times Jammu and Kashmir 1996 English State Times Group Daily Print, online Centre-Right All      421,713 Website         8.189 NO
Mint National 2007 English HT Media Daily Print, online Liberal Business      304,000 Website         8.184 NO
Sambhaav Gujarat 1986 Gujarati Sambhaav Media Ltd. Daily Print, online Center All      281,696 Website         8.183 NO
Taasir National 2013 Urdu Dr. Mohammad Gauhar Daily Print, online Centre-Left All      238,165 Website         8.159 NO
Sangbad Pratidin West Bengal 1992 Bengali Swapan Sadhan Bose Daily Print, online Liberal All      260,310 Website         8.148 NO
Sanjevani Karnataka 1982 Kannada B.S.Mani Daily Print, online Neutral All      425,000 Website         8.131 NO
Dainik Prayukti National 2016 Hindi Prayukti Group Daily Print, online Neutral All      350,000 Website         8.124 NO
Sambad Odisha 1984 Odia Soumya Ranjan Patnaik Daily Print, online Liberal All      450,000 Website         8.107 NO
The Statesman Kolkata 1875 English The Statesman Ltd. Daily Print, online Left All      230,000 Website         8.105 NO
Hosa Digantha Karnataka 1979 Kannada Jnana Bharathi Prakashana Daily Print, online Right-wing All      305,653 Website         8.104 NO
Daily Excelsior Jammu and Kashmir 1965 English Excelsior Daily Print, online Left All      230,000 Website         8.098 NO
Pudhari Maharashtra 1937 Marathi Yogesh Jadhav Daily Print, online Center All      483,262 Website         8.089 NO
Thejas Kerala 2006 Malayalam Intermedia Publishing Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre-right All      386,538 Website         8.064 NO
Deepika Kerala 1887 Malayalam, English Rashtra Deepika Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre Left Local      287,045 Website         8.059 NO
The Samaja Odisha 1919 Odia Lok Sevak Mandal Daily Print, online Independent Local      350,000 Website         8.052 NO
Vijaya Karnataka Karnataka 1999 Kannada The Times Group Daily Print, online Center All      575,000 Website         8.046 NO
Imphal Free Press Manipur 1996 English Pradip Phanjoubam Daily Print, online Centre-left All      285,579 Website         8.037 NO
Ajit Punjab 1941 Panjabi Sadhu Singh Hamdard trust Daily Print, online Conservative, Punjabism, Sikhism All      333,000 Website         8.032 NO
The Pioneer National 1865 Hindi, English Chandan Mitra Daily Print, online Right All      542,699 Website         8.032 green checkmark
Star of Mysore Mysore 1978 English K B Ganapathy Daily Print, online Independent All      250,000 Website         8.005 NO
Varthabharathi Karnataka 2003 Kannada The Community Media Trust Daily Print, online Centre Left All      147,476 Website         7.952 NO
Asomiya Pratidin Assam 1995 Assamese Jatin Choudhury Daily Print, online Independent All      178,162 Website         7.896 green checkmark
Phulchhab Gujarat 1921 Gujarati Janmabhoomi Media Group Daily Print, online Centre-Left All       115,438 Website         7.878 NO
Sakaal Times Pune 2008 English Sakaal Media Group Daily Print, online Independent Local      125,000 Website         7.868 NO
Telangana Today Telangana 2016 English Telangana Publications Pvt. Ltd Daily Print, online Left Local      149,245 Website         7.855 NO
The Hans India Hyderabad 2011 English Hyderabad Media House Ltd. Daily Print, online Center All      150,000 Website         7.850 NO
Dainik Gana Adhikar Assam 1994 Assamese Unity Media & Infrastructure Limited Daily Print, online Liberal Local      190,000 Website         7.824 NO
Prahaar Maharashtra 2008 Marathi Rane Prakashan Pvt Ltd Daily Print, online Right Local      150,000 Website         7.744 NO
General Kerala 1976 Malayalam Johny Chandy Daily Print, online Neo-liberal, Pro-Congress Local      125,000 Website         7.692 NO
Uttarbanga Sambad North Bengal 1980 Bengali Sabyasachi Talukder Daily Print, online Left All      165,452 Website         7.608 NO
Siraj Daily Kerala 1984 Malayalam Thoufeeque Publications Daily Print, online Center Local      163,127 Website         7.575 green checkmark
Ebela Kolkata 2012 Bengali ABP Group Daily Print, online Center Local, lifestyle      134,900 Website         7.523 NO
The Free Press Journal Mumbai 1930 English Indian National Press Daily Print, online Left All      154,000 Website         7.505 NO
Asomiya Khobor Assam 1993 Assamese Frontier Publication Pvt. Ltd Weekly Print, online Right Local      191,470 Website         7.448 green checkmark
The Sentinel North East India 1983 English Omega Printers & Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Center All      150,000 Website         7.329 NO
Business Line National 1994 English Kasturi & Sons Daily Print, online Pro-business Business       117,000 Website         7.308 NO
Samyukta Karnataka Karnataka 1921 Kannada Loka Shikshana trust Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local      141,421 Website         7.272 NO
Dharitri Odisha 1974 Odia Samajbadi Society Daily Print, online Liberal Local      125,598 Website         7.265 NO
Bangalore Mirror Bangalore 2003 English Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Daily Print, online Centre All      132,000 Website         7.159 NO
Sikkim Express Sikkim 1976 English Sikkim Express Daily Print, online Left All      125,459 Website         7.116 NO
Sarkar Ki Upalabdhiya National 1993 Hindi Vijay Kumar Dixit Daily Print, online Centre All      140,855 Website         7.074 NO
Shiv Sena Maharashtra 1988 Marathi Shiv Sena Daily Print, online Far Right Local, politics      198,000 Website         6.166 NO
The Hitavada Central India 1911 English Progressive Writers and Publishers Daily Print, online Right-wing All      200,000 Website         6.984 green checkmark
The New Indian Express Chennai 1932 English Express Publications (Madurai) Limited Daily Print, online Right-wing All      495,618 Website         6.959 NO
Deshabhimani Kerala 1942 Malayalam Communist Party of India  Daily Print, online Far Left Local      625,798 Website         6.631 NO
Kannada Prabha Karnataka 1967 English Kannada Prabha Publication Pvt Ltd Daily Print, online Right Wing Local      120,000 Website         6.590 NO
Ganashakti West Bengal 1967 Bengali Communist Party of India  Daily Print, online Far Left Politics      230,000 Website         6.435 NO
Prajasakti Telangana 1981 Telugu Communist Party of India Daily Print, online Far Left Local, politics      335,307 Website         6.384 green checkmark
Andhra Bhoomi Andhra Pradesh 1960 Telugu Deccan Chronicle Daily Print, online Right-wing All      365,794 Website         6.309 NO
Janayugom Kerala 1947 Malayalam Communist Party of India  Daily Print, online Far Left Local, politics      150,000 Website         6.192 NO
Hari Bhoomi National 1996 Hindi Captain Abhimanyu Daily Print, online Right-wing All      926,648 Website         6.034 green checkmark
Dainik Janambhumi Assam 1972 Assamese Janambhumi Group of Publications Daily Print, online Centre-Right Local        30,777 Website         5.956 NO
Karavali Munjavu Karnataka 1993 Kannada, English Shri Gangadhar Hiregutti Daily Print, online Center Local        30,347 Website         5.920 NO
Nobat Gujarat 1957 Gujarati Darpan Madhvani Daily Print, online Centre-Right All        33,000 Website         5.908 NO
O Heraldo Goa 1900 Portugese, English Herald Publication Pvt. Ltd Daily Print, online Independent All        64,589 Website         5.886 green checkmark
Greater Kashmir Jammu and Kashmir 1987 English GK Communications Pvt. Ltd. Daily Print, online Independent Local        60,000 Website         5.804 NO
Sudharma Karnataka 1970 Sanskrit Sampath Kumar Daily Print, online Independent Local          3,500 Website         5.790 NO
Suddi Now Karnataka 2015 Kannada, English Addkoncepts Daily Online Center All        62,000 Website         5.768 NO
Mahanagar Maharashtra 1990 Marathi Sanjay Bhaskar Sawant Daily Print, online Left All        76,000 Website         5.756 NO
Vanglaini Mizoram 1978 Mizo K. Sapdanga Daily Print, online Independent Local        45,000 Website         5.678 green checkmark
Kesari Maharashtra 1881 Marathi Kesari Maratha Trust Daily Print, online Centre-Left All        39,283 Website         5.636 NO
Navshakti Maharashtra 1943 Marathi Indian National Press Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local        83,910 Website         5.631 NO
Parichay Times Delhi 2004 Hindi Parichay Publication Delhi Daily Print, online Centre Local        43,000 Website         5.615 NO
Tamil Murasu Tamil Nadu 1935 Tamil Sun Network Daily Print, online Independent Local        16,000 Website         5.564 NO
The North East Times North East India 1990 English G. L. Agarwalla Daily Print, online Center-left Local         11,300 Website         5.562 NO
Niyomiya Barta Assam 2011 Assamese Pride East Entertainment Private Limited Daily Print, online Centre-Left All        62,860 Website         5.552 NO
The News Today Chennai 1982 English T R Ramaswami Daily Print, online Independent All        85,000 Website         5.548 NO
Mysooru Mithra Karnataka 1978 Kannada K B Ganapathy Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local        59,897 Website         5.499 NO
Janasadharan Assam 2003 Assamese Dr. Khargeswar Bhuyan Daily Print, online Left Local        65,000 Website         5.473 NO
Punjabi Tribune Punjab 1978 Panjabi The Tribune Trust Daily Print, online Neutral Local        73,381 Website         5.392 NO
The Shillong Times North East India 1945 English Patricia Mukim Daily Print, online Liberal Local        17,100 Website         5.363 NO
City Journal Thrissur 2010 English Ankit Mishra, Ashish Sharma Daily Print, online Neutral Lifestyle      100,000 Website         5.357 NO
The Navhind Times Goa 1963 English Dempo Daily Print, online Center-left Local        56,000 Website         5.342 NO
Janathavani Karnataka 1974 Kannada M S Vikas Daily Print, online Center Local        65,269 Website         5.288 NO
Vishwavani News Karnataka 1960 Kannada Vishweshwar Bhat Daily Print, online Local Congress Local        72,000 Website         5.281 NO
Poknapham Manipur 1975 Meitei Gurumayum Shantikumari Devi Daily Print, online Center Local, politics        48,909 Website         5.277 NO
Kutchmitra Gujarat 1947 Gujarati Janmabhoomi Media group Daily Print, online Centre-Left All        51,586 Website         5.266 NO
Kerala Kaumudi Kerala 1911 Malayalam Darshan Ravi Daily Print, online Neutral Local        22,000 Website         5.253 NO
Daily Punjab Times Punjab 2005 Panjabi PT Live Private Limited Daily Print, online Neutral All        76,500 Website         5.210 NO
Karavali Ale Karnataka 1992 Kannada B. V. Seetaram, Rohini S. Daily Print, online Left Local        45,000 Website         5.157 NO
Amar Asom Assam 1995 Assamese G. L. Agarwalla Daily Print, online Centre-Left Local        70,434 Website         5.153 NO
Mana Telangana Telangana 2015 Telugu Move on Media Pvt Ltd Daily Print, online Center Local        85,000 Website         5.146 NO
The Afternoon Despatch & Courier Mumbai 1985 English Behram Contractor Daily Print, online Centre-Left All        74,000 Website         5.094 NO
The Musalman Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1927 Urdu Syed Arifullah Daily Print Neutral Local        22,000 na         5.042 green checkmark
The Morung Express Dimapur 2005 English Aküm Longchari Daily Print, online Independent Local        40,780 Website         5.026 NO
The Siasat Daily Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 1949 Urdu, Hindi, English Zahid Ali Khan Daily Print, online Far-Left All        50,000 Website         5.023 NO
Nagaland Post Nagaland 1990 English Geoffrey Yaden Daily Print, online Independent All        61,394 Website         5.020 green checkmark
Soan Meeraas Jammu and Kashmir 2006 Kashmiri Mohammad Yousuf Miskeen Weekly Print, online Left All        60,000 Website         5.009 NO
Jago Bangla West Bengal 2015 Bengali All India Trinamool Congress Weekly Print, online Centre-Left Politics        60,000 Website         5.006 NO

 

NOTES

The above rankings were last updated on February 28, 2019, and are based on the most recent Credibility Score Reports and Annual Audit Reports issued as of the end of 2018.

 

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