Times of India vs. Hindustan Times

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Difference between Times of India and Hindustan Times

When Indians get out of the bed, the first thing they want to do is find out what’s happening around the world. Hindustan Times and the Times of India have been huge contributors in fulfilling this need for throngs of people. Both of these newspapers are published in English. Hindustan Times has its roots from the time of the Indian independence movement. Times of India (TOI) has been able to attain the position of covering most of the world in terms of its distribution. The Sahu Jain family, the owner of the Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, manages and the owns the TOI.

Times of India
Hindustan Times


In 1924, Hindustan Times was originated by its founder father, Master Sunder Singh Lyallpuri of the Alkali Movement, but at a later date was transferred to S. Chanchal Singh and Tesildar.

The originating year of Times of India was 1838 when it was initially known as the Bombay Times and the Journal of Commerce. In the early stages, distribution was established as biweekly. The newspapers distribution area is huge starting from as far away as Europe to the Indian subcontinent. Originally it was owned by the British and post Indian independence was passed on to the Dalmiyas, an industrial Indian family.


The edition of Times of India has been made possible so that it can reach the doorstep of patrons living in any city with distributors. Its distribution covers cities like Bangalore, Goa, Guwahati, Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore, Kanpur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Chennai and many more.

The editions of the Hindustan Times are mostly covered by the HT Mumbai Edition and the HT Delhi Edition. The editions have their own supplements like the HT Mumbai edition carries the HT Café and the HT Delhi carries the HT City.


Since Times of India has been successful in delivering most of the news instantly with a particular format like sections divided into particular sub headings as well the easily familiar English language that makes it a readable for most people, it has gained massive popularity. It has set its own trend among youngsters with the supplement Delhi Times.

Hindustan Times has been able to satisfy people’s interest as it has a format that many people are fond of and or are accustomed to. The HT city supplement has achieved success via its presentation in an extraordinary format.


Newspapers have been part of many Indians’ daily lives and hence;

  • Times of India has gained a lot of market share amongst youngsters.
  • Hindustan Times has evolved to the tastes of Indians since it has been out of the hands of the British Community.
  • Supplements have set their own trends.
  • HT city and Delhi Times have been successful in satisfying the masses.

Which news source is most popular in India?
  • Times of India
  • Hindustan Times

Discuss It: comments 8

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  • kavita bhatia wrote on July 2011

pls send me the presentation on HT

@kavita bhatia

sent. check your mail.

the courier too will reach you in a week's time, at most.

please send me competetion in ht and toi

please send me competetion in hindustan times vs times of india,deccancronical?

i wanna some questinaries relates to a study on competitive advantage on print media plz help me dudes...

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  • aakash wrote on March 2012

TOI is best.`

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  • LOKESH KUMAR wrote on May 2012

please send me the difference between toi and ht

  • Guest
  • shefu wrote on August 2013

can sum1 send me ppt on comparision between dna n toi

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