Majority of Indian population reads this news paper daily with a cup of tea. This paper has witnessed and documented every twist and turn of this great country. It has first-hand proof of India's journey from a slave nation to an independent state. Today this paper which has mainstreamed even in the distant area of the country bringing alive the story of social and political conditions is celebrating 179 years of its creation.
This largest selling English language news paper was founded on 3rd November 1838, when the Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar still sat on the throne of Delhi. It was not yet the famous “Times of India” as we know it today; it was called “The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce”.
It has participated and celebrated the freedom movement lead by Mahatma Gandhi and the valiant struggle of the freedom fighter like Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev in 1931. Its motto, ‘Let truth Prevail’ has been followed and practice by this paper for nearly a century.
Today, The Time of India is a modern multi-media organization that celebrated economic liberalization and robust integration with the world platform.
To celebrate the legacy of the Times of India, India Post has issued a commemorative stamp in 1988 to celebrate its 150th anniversary and also issued a stamp in 2013 to celebrate its 175th founding year.
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