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India Today
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30th anniversary issue of India Today
Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie
Madhu Trehan (founding editor)
Categories News magazine
Circulation 1,600,000 [1]
PublisherLiving Media India Limited
FounderVidya Purie
First issue1–15 December 1975
Company Living Media
Country India
Based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh [2]
LanguageEnglish
Website indiatoday.in
ISSN 0254-8399

India Today is a weekly Indian English-language news magazine published by Living Media India Limited. [3] [4] It is the most widely circulated magazine in India, with a readership of close to 8 million. [5] In 2014, India Today launched a new online opinion-orientated site called the DailyO. [6] [7]

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History

India Today was established in 1975 [8] by Vidya Vilas Purie (owner of Thompson Press), with his daughter Madhu Trehan as its editor and his son Aroon Purie as its publisher. [9] [10] At present, India Today is also published in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. The India Today news channel was launched on 22 May 2015.

In October 2017, Aroon Purie passed control of the India Today Group to his daughter, Kallie Purie. [11]

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