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According to the Registrar of Newspapers for India, there are 1,10,851 registered publication in India as of 31 March 2016. This is a list of the newspapers in India by readership according to the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) Q4 2019.
Readership figures tend to estimate the number of people who actually read the news paper, vis a vis circulation figures that try to estimate the number of copies sold. Typically, readership tends to be 2.5 times circulation, though this may be higher or lower depending on individual cases.
Note: The details specified on this page may not be up to date.
These figures are compiled by Media Research Users Council (MRUC) in the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) Q4 2019.
|Rank||Newspaper||Language||City|| Average Issue Readership
2019 (in millions)
|Hindi||Various cities and states||16.872||Jagran Prakashan Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||15.566||D B Corp Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||13.213||HT Media (Hindustan media ventures ltd.)|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||9.657||Amar Ujala Publications Ltd.|
|Malayalam||Various cities and states, Dubai and Bahrain||8.478||Malayala Manorama Company Ltd.|
|Tamil||Tamil Nadu, Bangalore, Pondicherry, Mumbai and Dubai||7.379||Founded by S. P. Adithanar|
|Marathi||Various cities of Maharashtra and Goa||6.285||Lokmat Media Limited|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||5.863||Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd.|
|9||The Times of India||English||Various cities and states||5.560||The Times Group|
|Malayalam||Kerala, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi||4.849||The Mathrubhumi Group|
|Telugu||Various cities and states||4.569||Ramoji Group|
|Marathi||Various cities in Maharashtra||4.101||Sakal Media Group|
|Gujarati||7 cities in Gujarat and in Mumbai and New York City||3.265||Lok Prakashan Ltd.|
|Telugu||Various cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana||3.247||Jagati Publications Ltd.|
|15||Ananda Bazar Patrika
|Bengali||West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Delhi, Mumbai and other cities in India||3.032||Ananda Publishers|
|Tamil||Various cities in Tamil Nadu||2.905||Dinamalar Publications Ltd.|
|Gujarati||5 cities in Gujarat and in Mumbai||2.884||The Sandesh Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities in Jharkhand, Bihar, and West Bengal||2.872||Neutral Publishing House Ltd.|
|Kannada||Bangalore||2.588||The Times Group|
|Hindi||Various cities in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh||1.611||The Hindsamachar Ltd.|
|30||Hindustan Times||English||Various cities and states||1.543||HT Media|
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