HT Media found its beginning in 1924 when its flagship newspaper, Hindustan Times was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. HT Media has today grown to become one of India's largest media companies.
Produced by an editorial team known for its quality, innovation and integrity, Hindustan Times (English newspaper) and Hindustan (Hindi newspaper through a subsidiary Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd), Hindustan Times is the choice for nearly 3.7 million readers across India, who turn to it daily for news, information, analysis and entertainment. Hindustan, the group's Hindi daily, continues to be the second-largest daily in the country with a total readership of 36.6 million, (based 0n Indian Readership Survey (IRS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2011. Both dailies enjoy a strong brand recognition among readers as well as advertisers.
In addition to Hindustan Times, HT Media also publishes a national business newspaper, Mint. Mint is a one-of-its-kind newspaper in the sense that the company has an exclusive agreement with the Wall Street Journal to publish Journal-branded news and information in India. Mint is today the second-largest business newspaper in India with presence in the key markets of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Pune, Kolkata and now Ahmedabad too.
HT Media Ltd: India's largest media companies
|2008||Firefly e-Ventures, an HT Media Company launched its first portal for job seekers, Shine.com|
|2000||With a focus on localisation, five new editions for Kolkata, Bhopal, Ranchi, Chandigarh and Jaipur were launched|
|1991||Hindustan Times moved to becoming an autonomous power centre in a mature democracy|
|1936||The hindi daily Hindustan was launched|
|1924||Beginning of Hindustan Times|