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Top 10 Dailies: Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010 — Quarter 1

Following are the top ten daily newspapers in India, according to the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010 Quarter 1 released recently by the Media Research Users Council (MRUC). The survey was conducted by Hansa Research.

Note: These are all readership figures (in lakhs) and not circulation numbers.

TOP 10 DAILIES
Rank Newspaper IRS 2009 R2 IRS 2010 Q1
1 Dainik Jagran (Hindi) 160.96 163.13
2 Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi) 128.8 133.29
3 Hindustan (Hindi) 93.36 99.14
4 Malayala Manorama (Malayalam) 91.83 95.94
5 Amar Ujala (Hindi) 82.99 84.91
6 Lokmat (Marathi) 71.04 73.61
7 Daily Thanthi (Tamil) 75.17 73.53
8 The Times Of India (English) 71.42 70.35
9 Mathrubhumi (Malayalam) 66.78 66.98
10 Rajasthan Patrika (Hindi) 64.86 66.85
(All figures are in lakhs; IRS 2009 R2: IRS 2009 Round 2; IRS 2010 Q1: IRS 2010 Quarter 1)
Date posted: August 13, 2010 Last modified: May 23, 2018 Total views: 1027