Detailed List of Newspapers and Journals During British India – Study Material for RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam

Newspapers and Journals During British India: There were many newspapers and journals that were published during the British Rule in India to raise voice against the British Rule, it currently serves as an important part of the general awareness section of competitive exams like RRB NTPC, SSC CHSL etc.

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In this blog, we will be looking at the complete list of newspapers and journals that were published during British Rule in India.

List of Prominent Newspapers and Journals During British Rule in India

YearNameNewspaper/ JournalFounded by/ Published By
1780Bengal GazetteEnglish newspaperJames Augustus Hicky
1818Samachar DarpanBengali Weekly NewspaperJoshua Marshman and William Ward
1819Samvad KaumudiBengali Weekly newspaperRam Mohan Roy
1822Mirat-ul-AkhbarPersian language journalRaja Ram Mohan Roy
1853Hindoo PatriotEnglish WeeklyMadhusudan Roy
1854Rast GoftarGujarati NewspaperDadabhai Naoroji
1858Som PrakashWeekly NewspaperIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
1862Indian MirrorEnglish NewspaperDevendra Nath Tagore
1868Amrita Bazar PatrikaNewspaperSisir Kumar Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh
1871Tahzeeb-ul-AkhlaqJournalSir Syed Ahmed Khan
1878The HinduEnglish NewspaperVir Raghavacharya and G.S. Aiyar
1881KesariMarathi NewspaperB.G. Tilak
1888SudharakNewspaperGopal Ganesh Agarkar
  1896  Prabuddha Bharata  English Monthly Journal    P. Aiyasami, B. R. Rajam Iyer, G. G. Narasimhacharya, and B. V. Kamesvara Iyer at the behest of Swami Vivekananda
1899UdbodhanaMagazineSwami Vivekananda
1903Indian OpinionNewspaperM. K Gandhi
1905Bande MataramEnglish Language NewspaperAurobindo Ghosh
1910Bombay ChronicleEnglish Language NewspaperSir Pherozeshah Mehta
1911ComradeWeekly English newspaperMohammad Ali Jauhar
1912Al-BalaghUrdu Weekly NewspaperAbul Kalam Azad
1912Al-HilalUrdu Weekly NewspaperAbul Kalam Azad
1913PratapHindi Language NewspaperGanesh Shankar Vidyarthi
1914New IndiaEnglish Language Daily NewspaperAnnie Besant
1919IndependentNewspaperMotilal Nehru
1919Young IndiaWeekly JournalM. K Gandhi
1920Mook NayakMarathi WeeklyB.R. Ambedkar
1924Hindustan TimesEnglish Daily NewspaperSunder Singh Lyallpuri
1929Nav JeevanWeekly NewspaperM. K Gandhi
1932HarijanWeekly JournalM. K Gandhi
1936Free HindustanJournalTarak Nath Das
1936Hindustan DainikHindi NewspaperM.M. Malviya

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