List of newspapers in India by readership
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) 2014.
Readership vs Circulation
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.
List of newspapers
|Newspaper||Language||City|| Average Issue Readership 
2014 (in millions)
|Hindi||Various cities and states||16.631||Jagran Prakashan Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||14.746||Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd. (part of HT Media Ltd)|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||13.83||D B Corp Ltd.|
|Malayalam||10 cities in Kerala and in Bangalore, Mangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai, and Bahrain||8.803||Malayala Manorama Company Ltd.|
|Tamil||In Tamil Nadu and in various cities including Bangalore, Pondicherry, Mumbai and Dubai||8.283||Founded by S. P. Adithanar|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||7.905||Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||7.808||Amar Ujala Publications Ltd.|
|8||The Times of India||English||Various cities and states||7.590||Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd.|
|Malayalam||10 Cities in Kerala and in Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi||6.020||The Mathrubhumi Group|
|Marathi||Various cities of Maharashtra and Goa||5.887||Lokmat Media Limited|
|11||Ananda Bazar Patrika
|Bengali||West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Delhi, Mumbai and other cities in India||5.653||Ananda Publishers|
|Telugu||Various cities and states||5.608||Ramoji Group|
|Hindi||Various states||4.847||Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd.|
|Gujarati||7 cities in Gujarat and in Mumbai and New York City||4.642||Lok Prakashan Ltd.|
|15||Hindustan Times||English||Various cities and states||4.515||HT Media Ltd|
|Marathi||Various cities in Maharashtra||4.007||Sakal Media Group|
|Gujarati||5 cities in Gujarat and in Mumbai||3.849||The Sandesh Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh||3.722||Nava Bharat Press Ltd.|
|Telugu||Various cities in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh||3.694||Jagati Publications Ltd.|
|Hindi||Various cities and states||1.500||Parichay Publication Ltd.|
- Office of the Registrar of the newspapers for India website
- "Circulation vs readership". The basics of sellign newspaper advertising. McLinnis and associates. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
- "MRUC website".
- "Indian Readership Survey 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2016.