India Today

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India Today
30th Anniversary issue of India Today
Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie
Madhu Trehan (founding editor)
Categories News magazine
Circulation 1,600,000[1]
Publisher Aroon Purie
First issue 1–15 December 1975
Company Living Media
Country India
Based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh[2]
Language English
ISSN 0254-8399

India Today is an Indian English-language fortnightly news magazine[3] and news television channel.

History and profile[edit]

India Today was established in 1975[4] by Vidya Vilas Purie (owner of Thompson Press), with his daughter Madhu Trehan as its editor and his son Aroon Purie as its publisher.[5][6] At present, India Today is also published in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. The India Today news channel was launched on 22 May 2015.


  1. ^ IRS 2012 Q1 Topline Findings Archived April 7, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 31 March 2013
  2. ^ "India Today Group". India Today Group. Retrieved 28 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Douglas Bullis (1997). Selling to India's Consumer Market. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 46. ISBN 978-1-56720-105-5. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 
  4. ^ The Far East and Australasia 2003. Psychology Press. 2002. p. 490. ISBN 978-1-85743-133-9. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Bhandare, Namita. "70's: The decade of innocence".Hindustan Times. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  6. ^ "India's Top 50 Influentials". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 29 July 2012.

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