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The Hindu

The Hindu is an Indian newspaper published weekly since 1878 and daily since 1889. It has grown steadily to the current circulation of more than 850,000 copies and a readership of over 3 million.

The Hindus independent editorial stand and its reliable and balanced presentation of the news have over the years, won for it the serious attention and regard of the people who matter in India and abroad.

The Hindu uses modern facilities for news gathering, page composition and printing. It is printed in eight centres apart from the Main Edition at Chennai (Madras) where the Corporate Office is based. The printing centres at Coimbatore, Bangalore, Madurai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Vizag, Thiruvanathapuram[?], Kochi, Vijayawada and Mangalore[?] are connected with high speed data lines for news transmission across the country.

The Hindu is the only newspaper which brings out supplements on all days of the week.

  • On Mondays
    • Metro Plus
    • Business Review
  • On Tuesdays
    • Metro Plus
    • Open Page , Education & Book Review
  • On Wednesdays
    • Metro Plus
    • Job Opportunities
  • On Thursdays
    • Metro Plus
    • Science, Engineering, Technology & Agriculture
  • On Fridays
    • Friday Features covering cinema, arts, music and entertainment
  • On Saturdays
    • Sports Special
    • Young World, an exclusive children's supplement.
    • Signpost, meant mainly for young adults, appears once a month.
    • Quest, a supplement by children for children, appears once a month.
  • On Sundays
    • Weekly Magazine covering social issues, art, literature, gardening, travel, health, cuisine, hobbies etc.
  • Other supplement
    • Folio - a magazine featuring articles on a particular theme. Appears on Sunday once in six weeks.

Popular Columns include This day that year, Art Buchwald and Religion.

Apart from The Hindu, the group includes the following publications:

  • The Hindu Business Line - Business Daily
  • The Hindu International Edition - Weekly
  • The Sportstar[?] - Weekly Sports magazine
  • Frontline - Fortnightly features magazine
  • Praxis - Quarterly Journal on Management
  • Survey of Indian Industry - An annual review on Indian Industries
  • Survey of Indian Agriculture - An annual review on Indian Agriculture
  • Survey of the Environment - An annual review of the Environment
  • Indian Cricket - An annual record book on Cricket
  • The Hindu Index - Monthly and Cumulated Annual
  • Special Publications under the series THE HINDU SPEAKS ON Libraries: Information Technology, Management, Education, Religious Values, Music, ...

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