Top 10 English Newspapers in India​ by Readership

Top 10 English Newspapers in India by readership

As per the Indian Readership Survey released by Media Research Users Council India, The Times of India tops the list of English dailies in readership. The Times of India with Average Issue Readership of 55.6 lakhs is the most read newspaper in India. Its followed by the Hindu at No.2 Spot & Hindustan Times at No. 3 position. List of Top 10 English Newspapers in India by readership.

Top English Newspapers

Top 10 English Newspapers by readership

  1. The Times of India
  2. The Hindu
  3. Hindustan Times
  4. The Economics Times
  5. The Indian Express
  6. The New Indian Express
  7. Mumbai Mirror
  8. The Tribune
  9. The Telegraph 
  10. Deccan Chronicle

Top English Business Newspapers

  1. The Economic Times
  2. Mint 
  3. Business Standard 
  4. The Hindu Business Line

The Top English Newspapers in Major Metros

The Times of India remains the dominant market leader among English dailies with its average issue readership of over 55.6 lakhs, almost equal to the combined readership of the three biggest dailies outside the The Hindu, Hindustan Times and The Indian Express. Now lets have a look at major English Newspaper in major metros & big cities.

Mumbai - Top English Newspapers

  1. Times of India – 12.05 Lakhs
  2. Hindustan Times  – 7.7 Lakhs
  3. Mumbai Mirror – 6.6 Lakhs

Delhi - Top English Newspapers

  1. Hindustan Times  – 7.73 Lakhs
  2.  Times of India – 7.70 Lakhs
  3.  The Hindu – 2.20 lakhs

But in Delhi + NCR combine, The Times of India is ahead of Hindustan Times in readership. NCR Towns are Gurgoan, Noida, Faridabad & Ghaziabad.

Chennai - Top English Newspapers

  1.  Times of India – 2.96 Lakhs
  2.  The Hindu – 2.47 lakhs

But in all Tamilnadu combines The Hindu is way ahead of The Times of India in readership & circulation.

Kolkatta - Top English Newspapers

  1. Telegraph 3.26 Lakhs
  2. Times of India 2.92 Lakhs

Banglore - Top English Newspapers

  1. Times of India – 13.6 lakh
  2. Deccan Herald’s – 6.3 lakhs

Top English Newspapers in Northern region

The Tribune is the No. 1 English newspaper in the North Indian region comprising Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. 

  1. The Tribune
  2. The Times of India 
  3. Hindustan Times 

Top English Newspapers in South

In South India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka) The Hindu is leading daily with Total readership of 38.5 Lakhs. At No. 2 Spot is The Times of India with Total Readership of 29.6 Lakh. Deccan Chronicle which has good readership in Andhra & Telangana is at No.3 with a total readership of 13.8 Lakhs. Deccan herald which is leading Karnataka daily is at No.4 spot with 9.7 lakh total readership. At No. 5 is The New Indian Express

 Top English Newspapers in Southern India

  • The Hindu – 38.5
  • The Times of India – 29.6
  • Deccan Chronicle – 13.8
  • Deccan Heralds – 9.7
  • The New Indian Express

Top English Newspapers  – Tamil Nadu

  • The Hindu – 18.8 Lakhs
  • The Times of India – 9.3 lakhs

Top English Newspapers – Kerala

  • The Hindu – 6.5 Lakhs
  • The Times of India – 3 lakhs

Top English Newspapers – Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

  • Deccan Chronicle
  • The Hindu
  • The Times of India
  • The New Indian Express

Top English Newspapers – Kerala

  • The Times of India
  • The Hindu