(Last Updated on : 10/03/2014)
Indian tabloids are certain newspapers
whose characteristic features include smaller paper sizes with about five or six columns as opposed to the regular eight-columned main newspapers available in the newspaper markets. Such forms of newspapers are complete with full-page photographs, celebrity gossip, sensational crime stories and several other stories which create interest in the minds of their readers. Indian tabloids are numerous and include the ones like 'Midday', 'DNA', 'Chronicle Bengaluru
', 'Mumbai Mirror', 'Ebela' and many others.
DNA or Daily News and Analysis is a reputed Indian daily tabloid which was founded on 30th July, 2005 and used to published from regions like Indore
and Bangalore. It was the very first Indian tabloid which introduced a format of all-colour pages. Managed by Diligent Media Corporation, DNA, its target readers are basically youngsters.
Launched on 18th August, 2008, Midday is an afternoon daily tabloid paper published from Pune, Mumbai, Delhi
and Bangalore. Mid Day Infomedia Limited is its owner. This tabloid is published in three different languages
which include Urdu
. The various sections of this tabloid consist of 'Travel', 'Sex and Relationships', 'Food
and Health', 'Lifestyle' and 'National or International News'.
With a daily circulation of approximately 7, 00, 000 copies, Mumbai Mirror had been published on 30th May, 2005 by the organization called Times Group, the company who established The Times of India. It had been established by Vilasrao Deshmukh
and Amitabh Bachchan
at the Gateway of India
Ebela tabloid is a Bengali
tabloid which targets young Bengali readers belonging to West Bengal
. The ABP Group had published this Bengali daily tabloid which contains 32 pages. Presently, it is circulated in Howrah
The Afternoon Despatch and Courier
The Afternoon Despatch and Courier is a famous evening tabloid published in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra
, by a man known as Behram Contractor or 'Busybee'. It was formally launched on 25th March, 1985.
The Indian weekly tabloid called Dekho Bhopal
is published under the supervision of its editor, Syed Aquil Ali. It was launched in the year 2010, in the form of a news website DekhoBhopal.com. It is a Hindi
Founded during 1911, Kerala
Kaumudi is published from the regions of Kollam District
, Thrissur District
, Kannur District
, Alapuzha, Kottayam District
spread across Kerala and Bangalore.