Best English Magazines in India


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List of Top English Magazines in India

1. India Today

India Today

PROFILE:

  • INDIA TODAY was launched in 1975.
  • And in just a few years, it became the leading newsmagazine in the country.
  • Now, with editions in five languages, it has become the most widely read publication in India-a position it has held for over a decade-with a circulation of 1.1 million every week and a readership of more than 15 million.
  • The magazine’s leadership is unquestioned, so much so that INDIA TODAY is what Indian journalism is judged by, for integrity and ability to bring unbiased and incisive perspective to arguably the most dynamic, yet perplexing, region in the world.
  • Breaking news and shaping opinion, it is now a household name and the flagship brand of India’s leading multi-dimensional media group.
  • INDIA TODAY asks the most difficult questions and provides the clearest answers.

HEAD QUARTERS: Noida

YEAR FOUNDED: 1975

PERIODICITY: Weekly

READERSHIP: More Than 15 million

WEBSITE: www.indiatoday.intoday.in

 

2. Outlook

Outlook

PROFILE:

  • Outlook is an independent weekly general interest English News magazine published in India.
  • It features contents from politics, sports, cinema, and stories of broad interests.
  • It was first issued in October, 1995

HEAD QUARTERS: New Delhi

YEAR FOUNDED: 1995

PERIODICITY: Weekly

CIRCULATION: 500,000

WEBSITE: www.outlookindia.com

3. Frontline

Frontline

PROFILE:

  • Frontline, the fortnightly English magazine from the stable of The Hindu, has been a distinguished presence in the media world for the past 27 years.
  • Frontline’s journalism is characterised by in-depth, insightful reporting and analysis of issues and events at the regional, national and international levels.
  • The topics Frontline covers range from politics, economics and social issues to the environment, nature, culture and cinema.
  • Its cover stories are comprehensive.
  • As a current affairs magazine, it covers domestic and International news.
  • Frontline gives a prominent place to various issues of development and hindrances in the Indian states.
  • Apart from topics of politics and political economy, it also covers a wide range of topics including Arts, books, cinema, Science and English language.

AWARDS:

  • Regular correspondent, received the Ramnath Goenka in 2007 for outstanding reporting in the field of environment and books.
  • Journalist, a frequent contributor to Frontline won the 2007 Ramon Magsaysay Award in the fields of creative arts, journalism and communication.

HEAD QUARTERS: Chennai, Tamilnadu

PERIODICITY: Fortnightly

READERSHIP: 152,000

WEBSITE: www.frontline.in

4. The Week

The Week

PROFILE:

  • The Week is an Indian weekly newsmagazine published by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.
  • The magazine is published from Kochi and is currently printed in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kottayam.
  • According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations,it is the largest selling English news magazine in India.

AWARDS:

  • SAJA Journalism Award – 2000
  • The Sarojini Naidu Prize – 2002
  • Media Excellence Award – 2007

HEAD QUARTERS: Kochi

YEAR FOUNDED: 1982

PERIODICITY: Weekly

CIRCULATTION: 204,429

WEBSITE: www.week.manoramaonline.com

5. Reader’s Digest

Reader's Digest

PROFILE:

  • Reader’s Digest, we always have our customer’s needs in mind and we are happy to offer you our Online Customer Services.
  • Now, whether it’s a change of address or to order our magazine, it will all be just a click away
  • Our Friendly team of customer relationship representatives is committed to provide best service.
  • It is after all, our mission to provide a wonderful customer experience at Reader’s Digest.

HEAD QUARTERS: Noida

PERIODICITY: Monthly

WEBSITE: www.readersdigest.co.in

6. Organiser

Organiser

PROFILE:

  • ORGANISER, one of the oldest and most widely circulated weeklies from the capital, first hit the stands in 1947.
  • A strong bond of commitment has continued to contribute to the growth and popularity of ORGANISER on the part of the right thinking public, carving out a niche for itself in national life.
  • Not a small number of thinkers, writers, opinion-makers, legislators, members of both the Houses of Parliament, editors of dailies and other periodicals with a countrywide circulation are regular readers of ORGANISER.

HEAD QUARTERS: New Delhi

YEAR FOUNDED: 1947

PERIODICITY: Weekly

WEBSITE: www.organiser.org

7. General Knowledge Today

PROFILE:

  • General Knowledge Magazines in India cover the entire gamut of politics, society and economy.
  • General Knowledge Magazines in India aim to empower their readers wth information and knowledge.
  • General Knowledge Magazines in India are widely ready by the Indian populace.
  • India’s Daily E-magazine of Current Affairs & General Knowledge For All Examinations

HEAD QUARTERS: Kotputly, Rajasthan

PERIODICITY: Monthly

WEBSITE: www.gktoday.in

8. Competition Success Review

Competition Success Review

PROFILE:

  • Forty years ago, CSR started with a humble beginning and a small readership.
  • Like the Bhagirathi, it struggled the hard way to earn the status as the foremost youth magazine in the country.
  • It has been a herculean task to cater to the varying demands of a nation on the upsurge and the ambitions of the youth eager to make a mark in life.
  • CSR sought to reflect the spirit of the times.
  • CSR has contributed to building up of the top brains in the Civil Services, the officer cadre in different PSU’s, the Defence Services and several other sectors.
  • The published interviews with the top winners in the IAS have provided the right guidance to aspirants to become Civil Servants.
  • These interviews highlight how the winners ascended the success ladder and also where they have erred.

HEAD QUARTERS: New Delhi

YEAR FOUNDED: 1964

PERIODICITY: Monthly

READERSHIP: 7.4 million

WEBSITE: www.competitionreview.in

9. Business Today

Business Today

PROFILE:

  • BUSINESS TODAY, is the largest-circulated business fortnightly in India.
  • It’s the best report of the business topography of the newly liberalised India.
  • As the wave of change sweeps business, economy and society like never before, BUSINESS TODAY has ensured that its readers have all the necessary upgrades to challenge tomorrow.
  • It takes its readers deeper to give a complete understanding of the world of business.
  • Ever since its inception in 1992, it has set one benchmark after another in business reporting.
  • BUSINESS TODAY commands the highest circulation and readership among all business magazines in India.

HEAD QUARTERS: Noida

YEAR PUBLISHED: 1992

PERIODICITY: Fortnightly

CIRCULATION: 338,000

WEBSITE: www.businesstoday.intoday.in

10. Wisdom

PROFILE:

  • WISDOM is a unique magazine educating, enlightening and entertaining millions of readers at home and abroad.
  • Education, Scientific Innovation, Culture, Religions of the World, life Sketches of Statesmen, Inventors, Heroes, Scientists, Scientific and Technological Development, General Knowledge, Self-improvement, Health and other man-making subjects are covered.
  • WISDOM consistently, in the middle of December, year after year, awards forty or more individuals drawn from a cross-section of the society for their extraordinary talents and exemplary achievements.

HEAD QUARTERS: Mylapore, Chennai

PERIODICITY: Monthly

WEBSITE: www.wisdom.in

11. Filmfare

PROFILE:

  • Filmfare is an English-language, tabloid-sized magazine about Hindi-language cinema, popularly known as Bollywood.
  • Established in 1952, the magazine is published by Worldwide Media, a subsidiary of The Times Group, India’s largest media services conglomerate.
  • Filmfare is one of the most popular entertainment magazine in India

HEAD QUARTERS: Mumbai, Maharashtra

YEAR FOUNDED: 1952

PERIODICITY: Fortnightly

CIRCULATION: 1.4 lakhs

WEBSITE: www.filmfare.com

12. Stardust

PROFILE:

  • Stardust is an Indian monthly Bollywood news and gossip magazine published in English and Hindi.
  • It also sponsors the Stardust Awards.
  • Stardust is one of India’s most reputed and widely read film magazines.
  • It dares to ask questions that other publications don’t and has the latest news, gossip, scoops, features and in-depth interviews with your favourite stars.

HEAD QUARTERS: Mumbai, Maharashtra

YEAR FOUNDED: 1971

PERIODICITY: Monthly

CIRCULATION: 288000

WEBSITE: www.stardust.co.in

13. Femina

Femina

PROFILE:

  • Femina is an Indian magazine, published fortnightly.
  • It is owned by Worldwide Media, a 50:50 joint venture between BBC Worldwide and The Times Group.
  • It is primarily a women’s magazine and features articles on relationships, beauty and fashion, travel, cuisine, and health and fitness.
  • Femina was first published in July 1959.
  • It has organized and sponsored the Femina Miss India beauty pageant since 1964.

HEAD QUARTERS: Mumbai, Maharashtra

YEAR PUBLISHED: 1959

PERIODICITY: Fortnightly

WEBSITE: www.femina.in

14. BBC TopGear India

BBC TopGear India

PROFILE:

  • The Indian edition of BBC TopGear is published by Worldwide Media Pvt. Ltd (WWM), a sub-division of The Times of India Group formed in 2005 as a joint venture with the BBC.
  • The magazine is published out of the Times of India Building, opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station.
  • The first edition was launched in September 2005.
  • BBC TopGear is an automotive magazine with a lifestyle flavor.

YEAR FOUNDED: 2005

WEBSITE: www.topgear.com