Newspapers and Media Guide
Newspapers can be delivered to your house in Bangalore and in most of India. Your ‘society watchman’ will be able to guide a newspaper vendor to your home, who will be able to provide you the papers at a nominal monthly charge. A monthly newspaper subscription usually costs around Rs 100- Rs 200.
Bangalore is one of the hubs of the Indian newspaper industry, especially for southern India. There are many English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil newspapers available in Bangalore. Two of the important local English language newspapers are the Deccan Herald and Deccan Chronicle. Some national papers, like The Hindu, do a Bangalore supplement.
Some of the national newspapers that print from Bangalore are The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, The Hindu, The Asian Age, and The Economic Times, among others.
Important Indian Papers
- Deccan Herald: http://www.deccanherald.com
- The Hindu: http://www.hinduonnet.com
- Times of India: http://www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
- Mid Day: http://www.mid-day.com
- Hindustan Times: http://www.hindustantimes.com
- Indian Express: http://www.indianexpress.com
- Asian Age: http://www.asianage.com
- Economic Times: http://www.economictimes.indiatimes.com
- Bangalore Mirror: http://www.bangaloremirror.com
- Deccan Chronicle: http://www.deccanchronicle.com
Magazine media has spouted in recent years in India. Indian versions of Time, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Elle, among several others, are now available for subscription or newstand purchase.
You can buy a limited selection of international papers in Bangalore, mainly at the bookshops that are part of big five star hotels. You can also buy international magazines at the Magazine Store (at the corner of Church Street and Brigade Road), as well as at The Only Place (21, Aga Abbas Ali Road).
Some magazines, such as the Economist, Forbes and Reader’s Digest can also be subscribed to in Bangalore by visiting the publication’s website.