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Top 10 News Websites

Here is a list of the top 10 news websites, which are known and trustable news platforms, and provide us news with all research and analysis.

1. The Times Group

Type: Private

Industry: Mass media

Founded: 4 November 1838 (183 years ago)

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (abbreviated as B.C.C.L. and doing business as The Times Group) is an Indian media conglomerate based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Times Group is still a family-owned business, with the Sahu Jain family owning a majority stake.

The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce, forerunner to The Times of India, was first published on November 3, 1838. It began as a biweekly paper before becoming a daily in 1850. Under editor Robert Knight, the paper was merged with two other papers in 1859 to form the Bombay Times and Standard.

2. The Quint

Type of site: News

Available in: English & Hindi

Owner: Quint Digital Media Limited. (formerly known as Gaurav Mercantiles Limited)

Raghav Bahl & Ritu Kapur (66.42%)

Haldiram's Pvt Ltd (17-18%)

Elara Capital Ltd (10%)

Mohan Lal Jain (4.99%)

CEO: Ritu Kapur

Raghav Bahl and Ritu Kapur founded The Quint, an English and Hindi language Indian general news and opinion website, after leaving Network18. Three Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards and two Red Ink Awards have been bestowed upon the publication's journalists. The Quint's editorial content focuses on educational and explanatory journalism. Newsletters, multimedia, documentary series, live video broadcasts, graphic journalism, and podcasts are the primary modes of presentation. The website has published a number of influential stories on issues such as sexual harassment, free speech, and Hindu nationalism. According to Reporters Without Borders, the site distinguishes itself from other traditional news outlets by providing dedicated sections such as Documentaries and Explainers. QuintLab, described as the publication's "innovation wing," operates the portal and features an interface for various multimedia storytelling formats. Ritu Kapur, co-founder and CEO of The Quint, claims that the publication's experimentation is focused on the form and style of presentation.


Type of site: News, analysis

Available in: English, Hindi

Area served: India

Owner: Scroll Media Incorporation

Editor: Naresh Fernandes (, English)

Sanjay Dubey (Satyagrah, Hindi), also known as Scroll, is a digital news publication in India owned by Scroll Media Incorporation. It provides content in both Hindi and English. The website and its journalists have won several national and international awards since its inception in 2014, including four Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards and the CPJ International Press Freedom Awards.'s Hindi language edition is published on the Satyagrah website, which was acquired after the merger of Satyagrah and Scroll Media Incorporation. According to a Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report, the content delivery resembles that of a news wire in combination with in-depth reporting and commentary pieces; the site was described as elite oriented and compared to Quartz. According to the report, the publication's content is aimed at an upper-middle-class audience, with the business strategy of generating revenue through premium native advertising and e-commerce. The report also stated that the publication created a simple and responsive design for its website for ease of access.


Type: Public

Founded: 1984; 38 years ago

Founders: Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy

Headquarters: New Delhi, India.

New Delhi Television Ltd is an Indian news media company that publishes broadcast and digital news. The company is regarded as a legacy brand that pioneered independent news broadcasting in India, and is credited with launching the country's first 24x7 news channel and lifestyle channel. It owns and operates the NDTV India and NDTV 24x7 broadcast news channels. The company's two channels have received 32 Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards.

The subsidiary NDTV Convergence was established as the company's digital branch, and it manages all of its digital properties, including its websites, apps, and social media assets. The company has an exclusive partnership with the Israeli advertising company Taboola for advertisements on and content recommendations for NDTV's digital assets.

NDTV Convergence is the company's international news channel, with programming available to audiences outside of India. The company's flagship website,, is one of the most widely used news sites in India, with a large audience reach. The company operates a number of separate web portals, one of which is managed by a subsidiary called SmartyCooky, which operates the food portal known as NDTV Food.

5. The Indian Express

Owner: Viveck Goenka

Customer service: 0120-665-1500

Founder: Ramnath Goenka

Founded: 1932

CEO: George Varghese (Aug 2013)

The Indian Express is a daily English-language Indian newspaper that was founded in 1932.It is published in Mumbai by the Indian Express Group. The group was split between family members in 1999, eight years after its founder, Ramnath Goenka, died in 1991. The southern editions took on the moniker The New Indian Express, while the northern editions, based in Mumbai, kept the original Indian Express moniker with "The" prefixed to the title.

6. BBC Hindi

Type: Radio network and website

Country: United Kingdom and India

Availability: International

Endowment: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK

Owner: BBC

BBC Hindi is an international news service broadcasting in Hindi. It began on May 11, 1940. Initially, the service was provided via radio. It is currently [when?] available on audio, as well as website, TV, and social networks. The BBC released its annual report on the number of listeners, viewers, and users on December 2, 2021, revealing that India has the highest number of people using BBC services in the world.

In March 2015, BBC Hindi was chastised for airing a documentary interviewing one of India's rapists despite a ban imposed by the Indian High Court. BBC Hindi was barred from covering all national parks and sanctuaries in India for five years in 2017.

7. News18 India

Country: India

Broadcast area: Worldwide network broadcast television and online

Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi, India

Programming Language: Hindi

Network 18 owns the Indian media television channel News18 India. Dainik Jagaran launched it as Channel 7 in 2005, and Network 18 acquired it in 2006 and rebranded it IBN7.In 2016, it was given its current name. In 2013, News18 India launched a live version of the parent channel that'reflected the interests and needs of the large and highly engaged diaspora spread across the globe' on channel 520 on the UK's Sky TV platform News18; network founder and editor Raghav Bahl said the channel's launch marked his country's "resurgence on the world stage [which was] evident from the almost insatiable global interest in its present as well as its future."

8. The Economic Times

Format: Broadsheet

Owner: The Times Group

Publisher: Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Editor: Bodhisatva Ganguli

Founded: 6 March 1961; 61 years ago[1][2]

Language: English

Headquarters: Times House, DN Road, Mumbai, India.

The Economic Times is a daily English-language business newspaper published in India. The Times Group owns the company. The Economic Times first appeared in 1961. With a readership of over 800,000 as of 2012, it is the world's second-most widely read English-language business newspaper, after The Wall Street Journal. It is distributed in 14 cities at the same time: Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Pune, Indore, and Bhopal. Its primary focus is on the Indian economy, international finance, share prices, commodity prices, and other financial topics. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. publishes this newspaper.

9. India Today

Editor-in-Chief: Aroon Purie Madhu Trehan (founding editor)

Categories: News magazine

Circulation: 1,600,000[1]

Publisher: Living Media India Limited

Founder: Vidya Purie

First issue: 1–15 December 1975

India Today is a weekly English-language news magazine published in India by Living Media India Limited. With a readership of nearly 8 million, it is India's most widely distributed magazine. In 2014, India Today launched the DailyOpinion, a new online opinion site.

Vidya Vilas Purie (owner of Thompson Press) founded India Today in 1975, with his daughter Madhu Trehan as editor and his son Aroon Purie as publisher. India Today is currently available in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu. The India Today news channel debuted on May 22, 2015.

10. Business Standard

Format: Broadsheet

Owner: Business Standard Private Limited

Founder: ABP Group[2]

Publisher: Business Standard Ltd

Editor: Shailesh Dobhal

Founded: 26 March 1975

Language: English, Hindi

Business Standard is an English-language daily newspaper published in India by Business Standard Private Limited. It is also available in Hindi. The newspaper, which was founded in 1975, provides extensive coverage of the Indian economy, infrastructure, international business and trade, stock and currency markets, corporate governance, as well as aa wide range of other financial news, views, and insights.

The main English-language edition is distributed from 12 regional centres in India, including Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Pune, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, and Kochi, and reaches readers in over 1,000 towns and cities.


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