Newspaper is an excellent medium through which one can get to know about the latest developments that are going all over the world. Daily in the morning we get the newspaper by the vendors at our home and the first task that we do after getting out of the bed is to go through it so that we come to know about the latest news and happening around the globe. There are different sections of a newspaper such has National News, Local News, International News, Sports News, Business News, Editorial Section, Entertainment News and so on. Every one of us should read newspaper as it spreads a lot of knowledge and is a terrific medium to get acquainted with the development going on in the world. Newspapers ensure the tremendous amount of knowledge if you read it daily with absolute dedication. We have made a list here which shows the top ten best newspapers in India for the year 2013. This list is prepared by the Media Research Users Council which has made the survey throughout the country. The list follows.
At the number tenth place we have the newspaper named as Mathrubhumi. This newspaper is published in the Malayalam language and is distributed in the ten cities of Kerala, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. There are 6.334 million daily readers of this particular newspaper. The company which owns this newspaper is The Mathrubhumi printing and Publishing Company Ltd and it was founded in the year 1923. Over the years this newspaper has so much associated with the people of Kerala that this is the best medium they have to get the knowledge about the happenings all over the world. The editor of this daily newspaper is Mr P V Chandran. Each passing quarters this newspaper is adding so many people as its daily readers.
9. Rajasthan Patrika
The next newspaper that we have here in this list is Rajasthan Patrika and it is published in the Hindi language. The total daily readers of Rajasthan Patrika are 6.837 million. Started in the year 1956, this newspaper has progressed a lot in terms of its readers. In today’s time, Rajasthan Patrika is not only confined to the boundaries of the Rajasthan and so it is published from major cities throughout the country. The owner of this daily Hindi newspaper is Rajasthan Patrika Pvt Ltd which has its head office in Jaipur. Rajasthan Patrika’s major readers are from the state of Rajasthan. In this state this newspaper is the best medium to spread news and other information as they consider this newspaper as the most trusted one.
Lokmat daily newspaper is at the number eighth place in this list. This newspaper is published in the Marathi language and is one of the largest selling newspapers in the cities of Goa as well as Maharashtra. Over the years its readership has increased to 7.313 billion. The owner of this daily Marathi newspaper is the Lokmat Media Limited and they have their head office at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Lokmat has different editorial sections for the people belonging to different cities and this has been one of the reasons why it has attracted a lot of readers towards it. For the Marathi speaking people this newspaper is the best medium to get connected to their mother tongue and get to know about the latest developments.
7. Daily Thanthi
The next newspaper that we have is Daily Thanthi and it is published in the Tamil language. In fact Daily Thanthi is the largest selling newspaper in the southern part of India as the majority of the population living there are well aware of the Tamil language and for them this is the best way to get to know about the events happening over the globe. Its daily readership is about 7.334 million. The owner of this newspaper is the Thanthi Trust which was established in the year 1942. In the most recent developments this newspaper has started its Mumbai Edition for the Tamil people who are living in this particular city. The fact that these local newspapers have so many readers is because they are published in the local languages and for the people it is the best way to read and understand.
6. The Times of India
The Times Group owned English daily newspaper named as The Times of India is at the number sixth place in this list. The Times of India is one of the most trusted newspapers in the country. It has managed to grab this reputation as it is published for more than 100 years now with excellent quality of work. Mr Jaideep Bose is the chief editor of this English newspaper. In every city this newspaper has its supplement such as the Delhi Times, Jaipur Times which is distributed along with the newspaper. The well-defined format and the classic language use have made this newspaper a most reliable medium to get to know about news from different fields. The daily readers of this newspaper are 7.615 million.
5. Amar Ujala
Published from various cities all over the country in the Hindi language, the newspaper named as Amar Ujala is at the number fifth place here. It has 8.434 million daily readers. Amar Ujala has been one of those newspapers which have always been in front row for supporting the truth and so they have their motto of “Josh Sach Ka”. The fact that the majority of the people of this country love the Hindi language is among the reasons why this newspaper has so much of readership. Amar Ujala Hindi newspaper is owned by the Amar Ujala Publication Ltd which was started in the year 1948. Apart from publishing the news, this newspaper has also columns which are related to the social issues and articles promoting social awakening.
4. Malayala Manorama
Malayala Manorama is the second newspaper in our list which is published in the Malayalam language. This newspaper has the daily readership count of 9.760 million. Malayala Manorama newspaper owner is the Malayalam Manorama Group. Due to very large population which speaks the Malayalam language this newspaper has such a high readership count. In the recent years, the newspaper has progressed a lot and so now it is circulated in some of the Indian as well as the foreign cities. It is published and distributed in ten cities of Kerala, Mangalore, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Dubai, Bahrain and Mumbai. The kind of news that is published in this newspaper is well according to the taste of the Malayalam people and so they prefer it the most.
The daily Hindi newspaper named as the Hindustan is at the number third place here in this list. For more than 75 years now we have got this newspaper and so it has a very large readership count. Daily it has been estimated that 12.246 million people read this newspaper. The owner of this Hindi daily is the HT Media Ltd. In the north-eastern states, it is one of the largest selling newspapers. Hindustan newspaper has a very well-defined format and has the news from the local sources to the international sources and so people prefer it. It is published from various cities and all have local news apart from the national and other news.
2. Dainik Bhaskar
The newspaper that we have at the number second place in this list is Dainik Bhaskar. This is a daily Hindi newspaper whose daily readership count is 14.416 million. This is one such newspaper which has its readers from every part of India. Currently it has been published from the nine cities. It is owned by the D B Corp Ltd and it was started in the year 1956. Over the years, people have liked it content so much that it has now been read in almost every part of the country.
1. Dainik Jagran
The top most newspaper according to this list is Dainik Jagran and so it is at the number first place here. Surprisingly the total daily readership of this Hindi daily is 16.370 million. Dainik Jagran was started in the year 1942 and now it is managed and owned by the Jagran Prakashan Limited. Dainik Jagran is one the top most newspaper only because of the fact that it has managed to print news which are beneficial to the people and the news which affect the people in one way or the other. Dainik Jagran has always kept this motto in mind that it has to generate the feeling of responsibility among citizen and with its excellent editorials as well as the guest columns it has managed to do so.