Cuttack newspapers bring a fresh overview of the city with important coverages on local events, and regular columns on traditional specialties, additional to regular global news. The print media in Cuttack has an age old history that dates back to the early 19th century. The newspapers in Cuttack circulating presently, comprise of the local dailies and the English and Hindi newspapers. Presently, Cuttack is the second largest publisher of newspapers in the state of Orissa.
Apart from these, regional newspapers published in other cities such as, Kalinga Mail, Rastradoot, Janabhasa, Dakara, Yugbarta, Ajikali and Agnisikha are also circulated in Cuttack. Among the English newspapers, The Times of India, The Telegraph, The Asian Age, The Pioneer, The Hindustan Times, The New Indian Express and The Statesman are circulated in Cuttack.
The newspapers in Cuttack have been used in the past and now as an instrument to voice the public and political opinion. The growth and mushrooming of the print media in the city is the result of steady increase of literacy rate and the presence and development of new technology that facilitates the publication of newspapers.
Last Updated on 30 August 2012