Times of India Newspaper
Times of India, the Largest Circulation English Newspaper in the World
The Times of India may not be as well known in the English-speaking world as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today or the UK's Daily Mail, but when it comes to circulation, this paper beats them all. The Times of India has been certified by ABC (the Audit Bureau of Circulation) as being the world's largest-selling broadsheet newspaper printed in English. With more than 2 million papers sold daily, The Times of India is going strong.
1838: The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce is launched by a British syndicate.
1855: Telegraph service starts in India and the paper signs an agreement with Reuters for "raising news coverage and lowering subscription rates."
1861: Paper is renamed The Times of India after it acquires two smaller rival papers.
1902: Paper moves into its current offices opposite Victoria Terminus.
1915: Price for the paper is cut from four annas to one anna as new rotary machines increase supply.
1946: Paper becomes Indian-owned and the editorial policy becomes openly nationalist.
1949: Matrimonial ads, known as "Catches and Hatches," are introduced.
1950: Paper's crest is changed from the lion and unicorn symbol of imperial Britain to two elephants, and anew credo - Let Truth Prevail - is adopted.
1991: The Times of India is chosen as one of the world's six greatest newspapers by the BBC.
1996: Timesofindia.com launched.
1997: Mumbai edition carries its first color photograph.
2003: Delhi edition becomes the first paper in India to go all-color.
The daily circulation of Times of India is over 2 million
If you prefer to read your news online, The Times of India ePaper is an exact replica of the printed version, with a few digital enhancements. For instance, you can enlarge any article or image and you can search the archives for previous copies of The Times of India, The Economic Times or The Mumbai Mirror.