HT continues to dominate Delhi-NCR, Punjab and is strong No.2 in Mumbai
Hindustan Times remains the undisputed market leader in Delhi-National Capital Region for the 17th time and the number one daily in Punjab, including Chandigarh, apart from being a strong number two in Mumbai, the latest IRS (Indian Readership Survey Q2) figures show.
Highlighting media consumers' growing trust in the print medium, Hindustan Times continues to make strides in all major markets, validating the faith of readers once again. In Delhi-NCR, Hindustan Times is the most read daily newspaper with 1.7 million readers (average issue readership i.e. AIR) while its closest competitor, Times of India, trails at 1.35 million.
The AIR metric represents the number of people who say they have read a publication within a time period equal to its periodicity.
Hindustan Times continues to strengthen its presence in Punjab and has emerged the No. 1 newspaper of the region yet again with an AIR of 350,000. In Mumbai, it continues to remain a strong number two with an AIR of 870,000 in a market where Times of India leads with 1.32 million.
Mint, HT Media's business daily, consolidated its number two position among leading business papers in India with an AIR of 310,000.