Persian and Hindi)                and others
Bombay Samachar (First paper      Not available         1830 Bombay
in Gujarati)
Bombay Times (It became the       Not available         1838 Bombay
Times of India in 1861)
Rast Goftar (A GUjarati           Dadabhai Naoroji      1851 Bombay
fortnightly)
Hindu Patrir:Jr                   Girishchandra Ghosh 1853 Calcutta
                                  (Later Harishchandra
                                  MUkerji became its
                                  owner-cum-editor)
Somaprakasha (First Bengali       Dwarakanath           1858 Calcutta
paper to devote itself to         Vidyabhushan
politics)
Indian Mirror                     Devendranath Tagore   1862 Calcutta
Bengalee                          Girishchandra Ghosh   1862 Calcutta
                                  (S N Banerji took it
                                  over in 1879)
National Paper                    Devendranath Tagore   1865 Calcutta
Madras Mail (First evening        Not available         1868 Madras
paper in India)
Amrita Bazar Patrika (Started     Sisirkumar Ghosh      1868 Calcutta
as a Bengali paper but became
English paper in 1878 to escape
from the Vernacular Press Act)
Bangadarshana (A Bengali          Bankimchandra         1873 Calcutta
monthly)                          Chatterji
Statesman                         Robert Knight (called 1875 Calcutta
                                  the ‘Bayard of India’
                                  by the Indian press)
Hindu                             G. S. Aiyar and       1878 Madras
                                  Viraraghavachari