Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi: दैनिक भास्कर) is an Indian Hindi-language daily newspaper that is now the largest circulated daily newspaper of India. It is owned by Dainik Bhaskar Group (D B Corp Ltd.), the largest Print Media Company of India. Started in Bhopal in 1958, it expanded in 1983 with the launch of Dainik Bhaskar’s Indore edition. Today, Dainik Bhaskar is present in 12 states with 40 editions.
Dainik Bhaskar was declared the world’s 4th largest circulated daily newspaper in 2013-14.
Dainik Bhaskar was launched in 1956 to fulfill the need for a Hindi language daily newspaper. It launched under the name Subah Savere in Bhopal and Good Morning India in Gwalior. In 1957, the paper was renamed Bhaskar Samachar.
In 1958, it was renamed Dainik Bhaskar, meaning “Rising Sun.” This, along with its rising sun graphic, was meant to represent a bright future.
By 1995, Dainik Bhaskar had emerged as the number 1 newspaper in Madhya Pradesh (MP) and was declared the fastest-growing daily in India by a readership survey. The newspaper decided to expand outside MP, and identified Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, as the market with the highest potential