Indian press – newspaper and journals before Independence

In Indian history, many leaders, known and unknown persons contributed a very important role in independence.  At that time newspapers and journals were the most important equipment used for the revolutionary actions in Indian history. Some important newspapers and journals are listed here with founders:

  • Bengal Gazette
    • Founded by –  James Augustus Hickey, he was an Irishman.
    • Hickey was also called the father of the Indian press.
    • Published in- 1780
    • place- Calcutta
  • Madras courier
    • It was the first paper of madras
    • Year-1784
  • Bombay Herald
    • The first paper from Bombay
    • Year -1789
    • founded by William Ashburner
  • Bengal Gazette (the first Bengali Newspaper)
    • year- 1818
    • Place- Calcutta
    • Harishchandra ray
  • Sambad Kamudi
    • published weekly in Bengal
    • Year- 1821
    • Founder -Raja Ram Mohan Roy
    • Mirat-ul- Akbar (Persian)
  • Ras Goftar
    • Year- 1851
    • Founded/Edited  by – Dada Bhai Naoroji
  • Hindu Patriot
    • Year- 1853
    • Place- Calcutta
    • Initiated by Girishchandra Ghose, Harishchandra Mukherji later became editor and owner.
  • Somaprakasha
    • The First Bengali political paper.
    • year- 1858
    • Place- Calcutta
    • Founded/Edited  by – Dwarkanath Vidyabhusan
  • Indian Mirror (in English)
    • Year- 1862
    • Place- Calcutta
    • Founded/Edited by Devendra Nath Tagore.
  • Bengalee, and Amrita Bazar Patrika                           
    • Year- 1862
    • Place – Calcutta
    • Grishchandra Ghosh, S.N Banerjee also associated with it.
  • Bangadarshana (Bengali)
    • Year- 1873
    • Place- Calcutta
    • Bankimchandra Chatterji
  • The Hindu (English)
    • Year- 1878
    • Place- Madras
    • Founders- G.S.Aiyar, Subbharao pandit
  • Deenbandhu
    • Year- 1880
    • Place- Bombay
    • associated with Narayan meghajee
  • Kesari(Marathi daily) and Maratha (weekly -English )
    • Year- 1881
    • Place- Bombay
    • Founders and editors- Tilak, Chipulunkar
  • Yugantar
    • Year- 1906
    • Place- Bengal
    • Founders- Barindra Kumar Ghose and Bhupendranath Dutta
  • Bande Mataram
    • Published in Paris
    • Founded by Madam Bhikaji Cama
  • Talvar
    • Place – Berlin
    • the person associated- Virendra Nath Chattopadhyay
  • Ghadr
    • Place- San Francisco
    • By Ghadr party
  • New India
    • Year- 1914
    • Annie Besant
  • Navjivan 
  • young India
Young India jorunal

Young India

  • Bahiskrit Bharat
    • Year- 1927
    • By B.R. Ambedkar
  • Bandi Jivan
    • Place- Bengal
    • By Sachindranath Sanyal
  • Harijan
  • Harijan Sevak (Hindi)
  • Hindustan Dainik
    • Hindi newspaper
    • year- 1936
    • M.M Malviya
  • National Herald
    • Year- 1938
    • Started by Jawaharlal Nehru

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