Hindustan Times, an Indian English-language daily newspaper. It was started by Mahatma Gandhi in the year 1924. This newspaper played a vital in the Indian independence movement as a nationalist and pro-Congress daily The newspaper Hindustan Times is owned by Shobhana Bhartia and also the flagship publication of HT Media. It is totally controlled by the KK Birla family. By circulation, Hindustan Times is one of the largest newspapers across India. According to the survey, Hindusthan Times is the second most widely read English newspaper in India. It is popular basically in North India, with simultaneous editions from New Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, and Chandigarh.