Uttarakhand Newspapers


Every state advocates a number of newspaper houses and Uttarakhand is no exception to it. Uttarakhand boasts of 31 daily publications. Many papers come from the cities of Uttarakhand but some of them are also published from the hilly sub urban areas.

The more one state or country grows in literacy rate the more the people of that place feel the urge to read newspapers. Uttarakhand newspapers can be called to be the mirror of Uttarakhand. The application of news are expected to be unbiased as this is the major weapon in reflecting and transforming the society.

The major houses of newspapers in Uttarakhand are mainly located in Haridwar, Tehri, Pauri Garhwal, Nainital, Udhamsinghnagar and Dehradun. Most of the Uttarakhand newspapersgives stress on local news to draw the attention of the locals. But the quality of the papers and the news as well are not up to the mark for most of the papers. The houses of newspapers at Uttarakhand are not economically conscious that could be guessed from the less number of ads in their newspapers though the pink paper Doon Classified stands as an exception.

Among the Uttarakhand newspapers The Hawk comes out both in English and Hindi from Dehradun and Haridwar which enjoys huge popularity from both its native places. Valley Mail is another paper in Hindi with an English name which contains four pages. The Himachal Times is one of the prominent newspapers of Uttarakhand. It is a newspaper which has achieved a remarkable recognition in its style of news presentation.

To name some other newspapers of Uttarakhand are:
  • Kavita Express
  • Apne Log
  • Khabar Laye hai
  • Daily Shikhar Sandesh
  • Uttarakhand Ki Ore
  • Seemant Varta
  • Garhwal Post etc.


Last Updated on 4 March 2013