Media in Jaipur
Majority of people in Jaipur are well-read and like to stay updated with the latest happenings around the world. As a result the media has seen a boom in the city over the last few years. Almost all the main news channels have their branches in Jaipur. In addition to this, there are various printing presses that publish a host of newspapers that reach every nook and corner of the city. Here is a look at the various newspapers and news channels based in Jaipur.
Newspapers in Jaipur
This Hindi language daily newspaper is one of the most widely circulated newspapers in Jaipur. It is published from Jaipur and various other places in Rajasthan including Bikaner, Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur. The demand of this newspaper is so much so that it is published in other major Indian cities as well. New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhopal, Gwalior, Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Raipur and Jabalpur are a few among these.
The newspaper does not only update the citizens with the latest news but the trust has also been helping in the infrastructural development of the city and adjoining areas. It has also aided various parts of the country during natural calamities.
Danik Navajyoti is another popular Hindi language newspaper in Jaipur. Started in the year 1936 this newspaper is published from Jaipur as well as Ajmer, Kota, and Jodhpur. The newspaper was initially started to write against the British Raj in India and was published weekly. However, it eventually emerged as a daily and has come a long way now.
Started by Freedom fighter Capt. Durga Prasad Chaudhary around 77 years ago, the newspaper has been synonymous with trust and quality.
This Hindi language daily newspaper started in 1958 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and has a good readership in different parts of the country including Jaipur. It was launched in Jaipur in December 1996 with as many as 1,72,347 copies.
In June 2008, Dainik Bhaskar launched the first business daily in Hindi language by the name Business Bhaskar that has nine editions for nine different cities of which one is Jaipur.
The Times of India
One of the leading English daily newspapers in India, The Times of India’s market is based in all the main cities in India including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Surat, Lucknow, Aurangabad, Panaji, Kolhapur, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Guwahati, Madurai, Mysore, Mangalore, Kochi, Patna, Pune, Trivandrum, Nashik, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Hubli, Ranchi, Raipur and Jaipur. Media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd publishes this newspaper. The Times of India is known to be the flag bearer of Indian journalism.
This is another Hindi daily newspaper in Jaipur that has a good readership base. It is especially known for acquainting the inhabitants with the latest political news in and around Rajasthan.
Besides these various other major Hindi and English language newspapers of the country including The Hindustan Times, Punjab Kesari and Indian Express also have their editions and branch offices in Jaipur. Other newspapers published and circulated here are Rajasthan Daily, Drilling Today, Amber Dainik, Seema Sandesh, Tamak Weekly, Samachar Jagat, Jay More Rajasthan Patrika, Nafa Nuksan, Dainik Nirala Rajasthan, Mandi Chetna Newspaper, Sajag Pratnidhi Hindi Weekly, Daily News, Good Morning India, Nirman Shakti News Paper and Rajasthan Me Sabki Awaj among others.
News Channels in Jaipur
Doordarshan Kendra has a branch in different cities of the country and Jaipur is one of them. Doordarshan Kendra, Jaipur has a well trained staff and ensures quality journalism.
Zee News Ltd
Zee News Ltd, one of the leading news channels in India, has one of its branch offices in Jaipur. It has a group of talented journalists and other professionals who cover the news across the city and its adjoining areas.
India TV News Channel
A branch of this popular channel is located in Jaipur. The team of professionals in this branch office ensures good coverage of news.
Offices of various other news channels including Aaj Tak, NDTV News, TV Ninety Nine, Channel Twenty Four News, Etv News, RVF News Channel, Express International, TV 24 Rajasthan, Metro Live TV and Sahara Samay are also located here. All these news channels are known for telecasting the latest happenings in the city as well as other parts of the world.