The Urdu Times is an Urdu daily which is published from the commercial capital of India Mumbai. The paper has a strong hold over the Urdu reading people in the city. The newspaper provides news from all spheres such as national, international, business, sports and entertainment. The current editor of the newspaper is Imtyaz Ahmed. The newspaper has been fearless in its reporting and has raised several issues of national concern as well as relating to the Muslim Community. Recently the paper has widely reported on Hindu terrorism. Its correspondents have done a lot of investigation to get some proofs in this matter. This has led to allegations from the Hindu fundamentalists that the newspaper has some political motives and is trying to polarize the society.
The New Indian Express is owned by Express Publications (Madurai) Ltd. and is headquartered at Chennai. Till 1999 it was published as Indian Express but after a split among the owners of India express the southern editions of the newspapers were rechristened as the New India Express. Other publications from the group include The Sunday Standard, Indiavarta, Dinamani, Kannada Prabha, AP Weekly, Andhra Parabha, Cinema Express, Malayalam Vaarika.
A part of the ABP group Telegraph is an English newspaper concentrated in Eastern India and in headquartered in Kolkata. Other newspapers from this group include the largest selling Bengal newspaper Anand Bazar Patrika, the financial newspaper Business Standard, Elbela a Bengali newspaper targeting the youth. Apart from the newspapers there are several periodicals.
Sakshi is a Telugu newspaper which is published daily from all the 23 districts in Andhra Pradesh and the 4 major metros of the country. The paper is owned by Jagriti Publications whose owner is Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy who is the son of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S.R. Reddy. The headquarters of the newspaper is based in Hyderabad and the operations are being taken care of by Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy. The editor of the newspaper is V. Murali.
The Hindi daily newspaper Punjab Kesari is published from various locations in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. The paper is owned by Punjab Kesari group. The group publishes two more newspapers – Hind Samachar in Urdu and Jag Bani in Punjabi. The head office of the group is in Jalandhar.
The Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi is published in the South Indian state of Kerala which is the most literate state of India. The paper is owned by The Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company Limited. The headquarters of the newspaper is in Kozhikode. The group also publishes several magazines which are aimed at various sections of the society from pre-primary children to elders. The publication also publishes its yearbook in Malayalam and English. The present managing director of the paper is M.P. Veerendra Kumar who has been a Union minister and the principal editor is P.V. Chandran.
Kerala Express is an e-paper for people residing in the USA whose native language is Malayalam. The Kerala Express aims at readers who like to keep a tab on the ongoings in the state of Kerala and it involves the daily affairs and the happenings of the state. Also, it focuses on the motives of the various ethnic groups and the people of Kerala. It also provides the people speaking Malayalam in the USA, knowledge of the happening of the country. But it aims at the news that covers race, ethnic cultures and society of the people who speak Malayalam.
Jai Hind is published in Gujarati and is published from the cities of Rajkot and Ahmadabad in Gujarat. Apart from the newspaper the group also publishes a magazine by the name of Sakhi which is aimed at the women readers. The newspaper has built a trust among its readers with unbiased reporting focusing on the local issues. The newspaper aims to enlighten its readers by raising issues relating to social reforms. The paper covers international, national, business, sports and entertainment news.
The English newspaper daily Indian Express is owned by The Indian Express Group with its headquarters at New Delhi. Other publications of the group are Financial Express, Express India, Loksatta, Jansatta and the famous film magazine Screen. Indian Express is regarded as one of the most trusted newspapers of India and is known for its independent views though it has been often accused of witch hunting.
Hind Samachar is an Urdu language newspaper that is published daily in Punjab India. The paper is one among the three newspapers established by the Punjab Kesari Group in the year 1948. The three publications together have a circulation of about 9.75 lakh copies during weekdays, while on weekends there is a hike in sales with a circulation of 10.5 lakh copies.