India News Online - A Quick Guide
Sumanasa.com aggregates India news from various Indian and International online news sources:
India News - Newspapers
- The Times of India - The Times of India is published by the media group Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. This company, along with its other group of companies, known as The Times Group, also publishes the following English newspapers: The Economic Times - The Economic Times was started in 1961 and its main content is based on the Indian economy, share prices, prices of commodities as well as other matters related to finance. Mumbai Mirror – Mumbai Mirror started on May 30, 2005 as a compact newspaper in the city of Mumbai. Pune Mirror – Published from Pune. Bangalore Mirror – English daily, published from Bangalore, that has replaced Vijay Times. Ahmedabad Mirror – Published from Ahmedabad.
Besides these, Times Group also publishes India newspapers in other languages including Maharashtra Times (Marathi) and Navbharat Times (Hindi).
- The Indian Express & The New Indian Express - Indian Express was started by an Ayurvedic doctor and Congress Party member P. Varadarajulu Naidu in 1931 at Chennai (then Madras) and owned by Ramnath Goenka. After Ramnath Goenka's death in 1991, the group was split in 1999 among his family members into two with the southern editions taking the name The New Indian Express, while the old Indian Express name was retained in the northern editions based in Mumbai with a prefix "The". Published in all major Indian cities, it is a major Indian newspaper with a worldwide circulation. The group has other publications such as Screen focused on entertainment news, the Marathi-language daily Loksatta, and the Hindi daily Jansatta. ExpressIndia.com is the portal for the Indian Express Group of Publications and hosts Indian Express, Financial Express, ScreenIndia.com, Loksatta and Lokprabha, besides running news feature sites like Express Cricket, and Kashmir Live. The New Indian Express is published by the Express Publications (Madurai) Limited and operates the India news website expressbuzz.com.
- The Asian Age - The Asian Age, India's global newspaper, was launched simultaneously from Delhi, Mumbai and London in February 1994.
- Deccan Chronicle - Established in Hyderabad in 1938, Deccan Chronicle is the leading daily in Andhra Pradesh and the one of the most-read English daily in India. The Deccan Chronicle and The Asian Age are sister papers with the former brand published in South India and the latter from the rest of India and London. The Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket franchise of the Deccan Chargers, which represents the city of Hyderabad in the IPL, is owned by the Deccan Chronicle.
- Hindustan Times - Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period. It is the flagship publication of HT Media Ltd and owned by the KK Birla branch of the Birla family. Other sister publications of Hindustan Times are Mint (English business daily), Hindustan (Hindi Daily), Nandan (monthly children's magazine) and Kadambini (monthly literary magazine).
- The Hindu - The Hindu is one of the largest circulated daily English newspaper in India after Times of India. It has its largest base of circulation in South India, especially Tamil Nadu. Headquartered at Chennai. The Hindu was published weekly when it was launched in 1878, and started publishing daily in 1889. It became, in 1995, the first Indian newspaper to offer an online edition.
- Deccan Herald - Deccan Herald, started in 1948, has prominent circulation in Karnataka. It is published by the Printers (Mysore) Private Limited and has a number of editions in Bangalore, Hubli, Mysore, Mangalore and Gulbarga. Its sister publications are the Prajavani daily newspaper, the weekly magazine Sudha, and the monthly magazine Mayura, all of which are published in Kannada.
- The Pioneer - The Pioneer is an English newspaper, founded in Allahabad in 1865 by George Allen, an Englishman. It launched its Hindi version of the newspaper on October 17, 2010 from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
- DNA - Launched in July 2005, Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an Indian daily English newspaper targeted at a young readership. It is owned by Diligent Media Corporation, a joint venture between the D B Corp Ltd. (Dainik Bhaskar) and Zee Group.
- The Telegraph - The Telegraph is an English-language daily newspaper in India founded in 1982 is one of the widely read English newspaper in India. It is published by media group Ananda Publishers closely associated with ABP Pvt. Ltd, the group also publishes Anandabazar Patrika (a Bengali language newspaper) since 1922. Apart from newspapers the group even published Bengali and English periodicals like Anandamela, Unish-Kuri, Sananda, Anandalok, Desh magazine, Businessworld.
- Oheraldo - Oheraldo is a daily English newspaper with prominent circulation in Goa. It started as a Portugese newspaper on 22 January 1900 and later transformed into an English daily in 1987.
- The Statesman - The Statesman is an Indian English-language broadsheet daily newspaper founded in 1875 and published simultaneously in Kolkata, New Delhi, Siliguri and Bhubaneswar.
- Manorama Online - Manorama Online is the online edition, in Malayalam and English, of the Malayala Manorama. Malayala Manorama is a Malayalam newpaper published in Kerala. It was first published as a weekly in 1890, and currently has a huge subscriber base. The Manorama Group also publishes The Week (India) magazine and yearly Manorama Yearbook, a concise encyclopedia of current affairs published in multiple languages.
- Deepika Global - Started in 1887, Deepika is one of the oldest Malayalam newspapers published in India. It was controlled by the Syro Malabar Church of Kerala from its inception till 1989. In August 1989, the Deepika and its sister publications came under the ownership of Rashtra Deepika Ltd., a public limited company. Kuttikalude Deepika, Business Deepika, Children's Digest, Rashtra Deepika Cinema, Streedhanam, Karshakan, are the other publication of the Rashtra Deepika Ltd. Deepika Global is the English online edition of Deepika newspaper.
- The Northlines - The Northlines was started in 1995 and covers news relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighborhood.
- The Navhind Times - Started in 1963, The Navhind Times is the first English newspaper of Goa. It also has a sister publication named Navprabha, a Marathi Newspaper started in 1970, for the Marathi speaking population of Goa.
- News Today - News Today is an English evening daily newspaper in Chennai, India. It was started in 1982 by the doyen of Indian journalism T R Ramaswami.
- Jagran Post - Jagran Post is the English online edition of Dainik Jagran, one of the largest read Hindi daily. Owned by Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL), Dainik Jagran has huge readership and has been the largest read daily of India for the last consecutive 17 rounds of the Indian Readership Survey (IRS). JPL's other publications include Sakhi (women's magazine), i-next (compact daily), City Plus (Weekly English Tabloid), Inquilab (Urdu Newspaper) and Mid Day (Tabloid) in English and Gujarati. Mid Day, launched in 1979 in English, is an afternoon compact newspaper currently printed from Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Bangalore.
- Central Chronicle - Central Chronicle is a leading English language daily newspaper of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Apart from the above India newspapers, Sumanasa.com also aggregates India news from international newspapers such as The Guardian (UK), The New York Times (U.S.) and The Telegraph (UK).
India News - Broadcasting
- Times Now - Times Now, by the Times Group, is a 24-hour English news channel based in Mumbai and broadcast primarily in the South Asian region.
- NDTV - NDTV was founded in 1988 by eminent journalist, Prannoy Roy, as a private television company. NDTV is an acronym for the original name of the company, New Delhi Television. Its three national news channels - NDTV 24x7 (English News Channel), NDTV India (Hindi News Channel) and NDTV Profit (Business news Channel) form the core of the company.
- Sahara Samay - Sahara Samay is a media venture by Sahara India. ‘Sahara Samay Network’ offers 'Samay', a 24-hr hindi news channel. Samay Live is the online news portal offering India news in English and Hindi.
- Zee News - Zee News, the news and current affairs channel, is the oldest channel of Zee News Ltd. Subhash Chandra created Zee Telefilms Limited (ZTL) in October 1992, which is now known as Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL). Zee’s well-known brands include Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Premier, Zee Action, Zee Classic, Ten Sports, Ten Cricket, Ten Action+, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee Trendz, Zee Khana Khazana, Zee Salaam, Zee Jagran, Zing, ETC Music and ETC Punjabi. The company also has offerings in the regional language domain with channels such as Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada, Zee Talkies and Zee Cinemalu.
- STAR News - STAR News is the Hindi and English language news channel of STAR TV based in Mumbai, a subsidiary of News Corporation.
- All India Radio - All India Radio (AIR), officially known as Akashvani, is the radio broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati. All India Radio is one of the largest radio networks in the world and is headquartered in New Delhi.
- Doordarshan - Doordarshan is the public television broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati, a public service broadcaster nominated by the Government of India.
- India TV - India TV is a Hindi news channel based in Noida, India. Launched in 2004, the channel is the service of Independent News Service, which was co-founded by Rajat Sharma and wife Ritu Dhawan.
- Headlines Today - Headlines Today is a 24-hour English language television network that carries news, current affairs and business programming in India. The channel is sponsored by TV Today Network Ltd. which is a part of the well-known India Today Group. The channel was launched in 2003 as a sister channel of the Hindi Aaj Tak news channel and is one of the four niche news channels from the TV Today Network stable.
- CNN-IBN - Cable News Network-Indian Broadcasting Network (CNN-IBN) is an English news channel. The network is a partnership between Global Broadcast News (GBN) and Turner International (Turner) in India (a subsidiary of Time Warner) with Rajdeep Sardesai as the Editor-in-Chief. The Indian company GBN runs the channel completely but uses the CNN brand name, in return gave partial ownership to Time Warner. IBNLive.com is the online arm of GBN.
- NewsX - NewsX is a 24-hour rolling news television channel in India, which was launched in 2008 by the INX Network. NewsX was purchased by Indi-Media Network and intends to re-brand itself as IMN News.
- News 24 Online - Broadcast24's online India news website is owned by BAG Films & Media Limited.
Sumanasa.com also aggregates India news from online websites of international broadcasters including BBC (UK), CNN (U.S.) and Channel 4 News (UK).
India News - Online Portals
- Rediff - Rediff.com India is a news, information, entertainment, and shopping portal. It was founded in 1996 as "Rediff On The NeT" and is headquartered in Mumbai, India with offices in India and abroad.
- Oneindia - Oneindia.in is an Indian online portal owned by Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd., which provides news updates, sports news, travel, entertainment, videos, and classifieds. It has several Indian language portals, such as ThatsHindi, and four South Indian languages, ThatsTamil, ThatsKannada, ThatsTelugu, and ThatsMalayalam.
- Yahoo! News & Yahoo! India News - Yahoo! News is an Internet-based news aggregator provided by Yahoo!. Articles in Yahoo! News come from various news services including Associated Press (AP), Reuters, Agence France-Presse (AFP), Fox News, Christian Science Monitor, NPR, USA Today, CNN.com, CBC News, Seven News, BBC News, and others. Yahoo! India News caters to the Indian readers.
- InfoChange - InfoChange News & Features is an online resource that provides news, views, perspectives and debates on issues of development and social justice in India and South Asia. InfoChange News & Features is managed by the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS).
- MSN India - MSN is a collection of websites and services provided by Microsoft. MSN India news and services caters to Indian audience.
- Sify - Sify.com, one of India's popular portals, is part of the consumer services offered by Sify Technologies Ltd. Sify.com provides general, sports, entertainment and finance news in rich media format. Other Portals by Sify Technologies include Samachar, Khoj and Bawarchi.
Webindia123, Daiji World, Mangalorean, Chennai Online, Headlines India and KeralaNext are other online India news resources.
India News - News Agencies / News Wires
India News - Magazines
- PTI - Press Trust of India (often abbreviated as PTI) is the largest news agency in India. Its head quarter is in Delhi. It took over the Indian operations of the Associated Press and Reuters soon after India's independence on August 15, 1947. It provides news coverage and information of the region in both English and Hindi. Major Indian subscribers of PTI include Times of India, the Indian Express, the Hindustan Times, the All India Radio and Doordarshan. PTI has a wide global presence and operates its own communication satellite, an INSAT, to broadcast news and information. Currently, PTI commands 90 per cent of news agency market share in India.
- Reuters India - Reuters Group Limited is a global news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom owned by Thomson Reuters. One of the world's leading providers of news and information, the company provides global access to financial data, news feeds, and corporate information. With 200 news bureaus, Reuters ranks as the world's largest international news agency, publishing stories in some 20 languages. Its Reuters.com is a global network of websites offering mobile services, online video, and interactive TV news.
- IANS - The Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) was established in 1986, initially to serve as an information bridge between India and its diaspora in North America. Today it is 24/7 agency providing real-time news, in English and Hindi, relating to India, South Asia and news of interest to this region around the world. In 1998 IANS launched Arabic website for the Arab world.
- ANI - Founded more than 50 years ago, Asia News International (ANI) is today South Asia 's leading multimedia news agency with over 100 bureaus in India, South Asia and across the globe. ANI's range of products encompass loosely edited news feeds and customized programmes for television channels, audio bytes for radio stations, live web casting and streamed multimedia / text content for websites and mobile carriers, and news wire services for newspapers, magazines and websites.
- UNI - United News of India (UNI), launched in 1961, is one of the largest news agencies in Asia and covers news events in the areas of politics, economics, business, sports, entertainment, stock markets and so on. With correspondents throughout India and various parts of the world, UNI provides wire service in three languages - English, Hindi and Urdu.
- Tehelka - Tehelka is an Indian weekly magazine under the editorship of Tarun Tejpal. The publication began in 2000 as a news website, Tehelka.com. Persecuted for exposing bribery in defence procurement, it transitioned through a printed newspaper format until it became a weekly magazine in 2007. Websites include Tehelka.com (English) and TehelkaHindi.com (Hindi).
- Outlook India - Founded by Vinod Mehta and published since 1995, Outlook is one of India's top-selling English weekly news magazines. The Outlook Group also publishes Outlook Traveller, Outlook Money and the Hindi Outlook Saptahik.
- News India Times - News India Times is an integrated Website of News India Times, Desi Talk and The Indian American and owned by Parikh Worldwide Media LLC. The group publishes five periodicals – 'News India Times,' a national weekly newspaper; 'Desi Talk in New York,' a weekly newspaper serving the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region; and 'Desi Talk in Chicago,' a weekly newspaper serving the Greater Chicago area and the Midwestern states; and 'The Indian American,' a national bimonthly feature magazine, and the Gujarat Times, a Gujrarati language weekly. The combined circulation and readership of these publications make the media group one of the most influential in the ethnic Indian market.
- India Today - India Today is an Indian weekly news magazine, with Aroon Purie as editor-in-chief, since 1975 from Mumbai. It is part of the India Today group, also founded in 1975, which now includes 13 magazines, 3 radio stations, 4 TV channels, 1 newspaper and a classical music label (Music Today).