The Hindu is an English-language Indian daily newspaper. Headquartered at Chennai, The Hindu was published weekly when it was launched in 1878, and started publishing daily since 1889.
It is in operation for the last 136 years and this says a lot about its content and journalism quality.
The Hindu has many firsts in India to its credit, including the following: (Source Wikipedia)
1940: First to introduce color.
1963: First to own fleet of aircraft for distribution.
1969: First to adopt facsimile system of page transmission.
1980: First to use computer aided photo composing.
1986: First to use satellite for facsimile transmission.
1994: First to adopt wholly computerized integration of text and graphics in page make-up and remote imaging.
1994: The Hindu launches Business Line
1995: First newspaper to go on internet.
2011: The Hindu launched its website optimized for mobile.
2012: The Hindu in School was launched on 2 April for students.
2013: The Hindu launches its Android app.
2013: The Hindu launches its Tamil version.
2014: The Hindu Launches its iOS app for iPhone
2016: It is the second most circulated English-language newspaper in India, with average qualifying sales of 1.45 million copies
The Hindu, apart from the news articles and the great editorials has quality supplementary content as well which is fantastic in terms of the writing and the diverse range of topics covered, from travel to history to food, cinema ,music and social issues, not the usual page 3 stuff you get in the other newspapers.
The Hindu has some of the best columnists in the country contributing to the writings in the subsections
Hindu is unequivocally the best in the language used and the current affairs coverage provided in our country.