Top most popular 5 News Apps in India


Raju Alam : Currently people love to read or watch news on Digital Platform, because people do not have enough time to read newspapers or watch TV at home. In India news on digital platforms like mobile apps are getting very popular day after day. There are many players competing in this field. Here are the top 5 news apps which are very popular in India .

1 . Dailyhunt : 

Dailyhunt offers digital content every day in 14 local languages of India. Dailyhunt was founded by Virendra Gupta, an IIT Bombay alumnus, in 2007. It’s headquartered in Bangalore, with offices in Delhi, Mumbai and teams across multiple towns and cities in India. Dailyhunt operates news through Android app & iOS app. Dailyhunt provides unbiased News, videos and viral shareable cards in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, English, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Odia, Punjabi & Urdu.

Currently total Download of Google Android App platform is : 100,000,000+ with 4.2 rating of 1,204,347 verified users of this app. On iOS it’s 3.9 rating of 10.2K iOS users.

Dailyhunt received awards for Top 10 Consumer Mobile Apps in India – Nielsen Consumer Rankings, Must Have App – LiveMint, World Class app from Indian App Developer – Next Big What ,Winner GSMA Mobile Award for Best Mobile Publishing Product .

Dailyhunt offers news portals to work with this app as content revenue sharing model. 

2. NewsPoint :

NewsPoint app by the Times of India Group provides latest India news in Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati, Urdu, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese and Nepali from 1000+ most read & reliable newspapers from India & the World. Get breaking news alerts, daily viral videos, news headlines, news today, local news & live news updates on politics, sports, business, Bollywood, entertainment, technology & automobile. Stay updated with current news, videos & live cricket scores from India’s best news app.

The app was published on both platforms for Android & iOS. It has 10,000,000+ downloads with 4.1 rating of 138,348 verified users. 

NewsPoint awarded by Best News App of 2017 by 8th CMO Asia Awards, Singapore, Best News App of 2018 by World Marketing Congress, Mumbai & Best News App of 2018 by 9th CMO Asia Awards, Singapore.

The app has some excellent features like Aggregated news headlines personalized and recommended stream of news, photos & videos from 1000+ newspapers in one app, Read news, Earn NP Tokens & Redeem for Cash back Offers & More. Play Live Quiz & win real cash every day

Read or double tap to listen to the best news from national & local regional news sources. Search option gives you easy access to your favorite topics of interest. Support for 14 Indian languages even if your phone doesn’t support language & font.

The app also offers news portals to join with NewsPoint as content revenue sharing model from the advertisement. 

3. JioNews:

Jio News which is a venture of Reliance Jio which offers the latest Breaking News from top news sources, 250+ E-paper, 190+ Live News channels, 800+ Magazines, Famous Blogs, Trending videos and News websites from India and all over the world, Jio News brings you the best content! You can explore and enhance your reading experience by choosing from 12+ Indian languages, 600+ publications & 15+ interest areas including National & Political News, Sports & Cricket News, Entertainment News, Business, Technology, World News, Money, Jobs, Health, Opinion & more.

Jio News preferred 12+ languages, like Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese etc .

On Google Android Platform it’s current download of 10,000,000+ with 4.1 rating of 88,588 users & 3.5 rating on iOS with the new update from the team “ Update the app to experience the change ! “

The most popular feature of the app is , Get the most trending topics on the home screen . Watch Live TV & videos in full screen with auto-play feature. Download your favorite Magazines/Newspapers and read offline. Get 360 degree coverage on a trending topic from top publishers around the world . You can read magazine issues and newspaper archives from the past. Simple and user-friendly interface to enhance your reading experience . Jio users can enjoy lifetime premium benefits on the app. However, Non Jio users can access all the features uninterrupted for the trial period.

Currently the JioNews app has no revenue model for the news portals of content writers. The app is currently free.

4. NewsDog:

NewsDog is one of the most popular and interesting apps in India, bringing you the latest news & videos as breaking news, llert News in India from 680+ cities and content from different categories like politics, cricket, Tech, Business and more. NewsDog can provide you with personalized news feed from over 1,000 trusted news sources national and worldwide. You can also get news from your area such as UP news, Bihar news, Delhi news, Lucknow news and Kanpur news.

NewsDog is currently available in 10 languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi etc.

NewsDog’s current active install on Android platform is 50,000,000+ with 4.3 rating of 319,699 users. The app is also available on the iOS platform . NewsDog is an India-focused news app that uses cutting-edge technology to recommend the most relevant and interesting news individually to each user, since the app was launched in March 2016.

Most valuable feature of this app is if you don’t  have a website or a blog and still want to write awesome content? NewsDog WeMedia platform is an easy-to-use content writing and distributing tool to reach millions of readers and monetize your content & earn money.

5. UC News:

UC News is one of the most popular news apps in India with more than 50 million loyal users. UC News provides the latest news in 15 local languages. There is a big supply of viral videos and breaking news additionally. All content is provided by highly credible sources.

Most popular feature of UC news is , A brand-new method on ‘Breaking News’, which is operational at all times. There is no chance of getting bored as we offer a large number of free videos like funny videos, viral videos, news videos, movie clips, TV shows clips, music videos, Hindi music videos, etc.

Get the hottest gossip and scandals on celebrities, Bollywood actresses, and other movie stars. Endless Fun! Kill your time with interesting images, GIFs, funny jokes in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and other languages and viral memes. 

The app listed on google play store with an active installation of 100,000,000+ & current rating of 4.3 of 901,419 users. 

So, here are the top 5 most popular news apps in India described by me. If you have any suggestions or if you think there are any other apps on the Digital platform, then you can mention them in the comment section.