US-based media measurement and analytics company, Comscore has recently ranked Dainik Bhaskar Group’s news portal DainikBhaskar.com as India’s top Hindi news website. With 3.5 million unique visitors, Dainik Bhaskar’s Hindi news website has moved up the ladder to become the top news website in the country. Out of the top 10 Hindi news websites, three were from broadcast media houses – Aajtak, NDTV Khabar and News-18.
Apart from this, Hindi news websites of leading print media houses – Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala, Jansatta, Navbharat Times, Patrika and Dainik Hindustan – were ranked by Comscore as popular among netizens. Dainik Bhaskar Group believes that its knowledge and idea-based journalism has helped it to make a relationship of trust with its readers, which has made it number one among its competitors. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in India and as a result the viewership of Hindi news is larger than other languages. Hindi is one of the official languages in India and is spoken across the country and mainly in the states of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, the national capital territory of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.