With a rich history of 138 years,The Hindu is one of the most respected newspapers in India. It enjoys a reputation for balanced news presentation, award-winning reportage and an independent editorial stand. These high standards, maintained since its inception, have won the publication the respect and loyalty of readers from one generation to the next. Started in 1878 as a weekly, The Hindu became a daily in 1889, and from then on has grown steadily. It is now south India's undisputed No 1 newspaper with 13,52,707 copies* across the country subscribed at full cover price. Its dominance prevails in metros as well as in tier II and III cities, comprising 40 split editions. The Hindu has set new standards in printing technology and production quality. The extensive network of correspondents across the world guarantee news coverage that is both reliable and relevant. Readers choose The Hindu at a price almost double that of competition. No schemes are offered in any market, and all circulation figures are audited by ABC. The Hindu is the youngsters' favourite, with more than half of its readers below the age of 30.

*Source: ABC, JD 2014