Navbharat Times

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Navbharat Times
Navbharat Times
Navbharat Times cover page.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
Publisher Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd.
Editor Ram Kripal Singh (Delhi) and Sunder Chand Thakur (Mumbai)
Language Hindi
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Circulation 769,146 Daily[1] (as of November 2015)
Sister newspapers The Times of India
The Economic Times
Ei Samay
Maharashtra Times
Vijaya Karnataka

Navbharat Times (NBT) is one of the largest circulated as well as largest read Hindi newspaper of Delhi and Mumbai and Lucknow. It is from the stable of Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd, which also publishes other dailies including The Times of India, The Economic Times, Maharashtra Times and also magazines such as Filmfare and Femina. NBT is one of the oldest product of the group .

NBT has a circulation of 4.23 lakh odd copies (source: JJ-10, ABC India) in Delhi and a strong readership of 19.7 lakh readers. Hindi being the second language in Mumbai; NBT circulates to 130,000 copies in the Greater Mumbai area (source JD-10, ABC India) and attracts 470,000 NBT readers according to the industry benchmark – the Indian Readership Survey (source: IRS Survey R4, 2010). NBT has been the number one newspaper in the respective cities since its inception.

NBT Brand[edit]

Delhi’s No1 Hindi Daily reaching 2 million Delhi-ites, it is a medium for the masses and also the classes (20% of Delhi’s SUV owners read NBT). This newspaper has evolved with Delhi and its people, catering to the desire for upward mobility, in a manner that is both useful & positive, and a language that’s zippy! The circulation is, by design, limited to Delhi & NCR only, providing a sharper focus on the Capital city.


Hello Delhi is the lifestyle Bollywood supplement of Navbharat Times that is published six days in a week (barring Mondays). Now in new design with masaledaar Bollywood interviews, scoops, features and tidbits, along with all the hot gossip. There is variety of special feature pages on Travel, Women, Style, TV & Movie masala.

NBT Property & NBT Education are the vertical supplements catering to the readers' demand for the latest in education and real estate. It showcases the latest trends, passing real tips and being an empowering guide.

NBT Faridabad/Ghaziabad/Noida/Gurgaon: With increasing segmentation of the city (Delhi plus NCR) and attitude exceeding that of most mini-metros there was a need to create a hyper-local product which caters specifically to these locations. Circulated with the main edition of NBT, these citi-centric products offer a good local reading experience.

Online edition[edit]

The online edition of Navbharat Times, available at and, is the numero uno Hindi News website with a monthly unique visitor base of more than 2.2 million. Apart from providing all print content online, it is highly appreciated for its original content and fast updates.

People Associated with NBT[edit]

  • Indu Jain, Chairman
  • Samir Jain, Vice-Chairman and managing director
  • Vineet Jain, Managing Director
  • Ravi Dhariwal, CEO-Publishing
  • Ranjeet Kate, Director, Times Language Business
  • Punit Jain, Printer & Publisher (Delhi)
  • APS Khati, Executive Editor
  • Ashish Pandey, Editor NCR
  • Sunder Chand Thakur, Editor – Mumbai
  • Nirendra K. Nagar, Sr Editor – Navbharat Times Online Edition
  • Sanjeev Nema, general manager, Marketing
  • Ved Pratap Vaidik, Former Editor (views)
  • Akshay Kumar Jain, Former Editor

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