Top 7 Best Political Magazines in India

India is a country where everything is welcomed and reading newspaper or magazine is one of them. Basically, a certain group of people loves to read articles and feature writings related to politics.

Here, we came with the list of top 7 best political magazines in India:

The Week

An Indian newsmagazine published by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd from Kochi. Currently, it is printed in some of the metropolitan cities including Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai and Kottayam. The week is the largest circulated magazine in India according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Launched in December 1982 and K. M. Mathew was the founding chief editor, remained in office until 25 December 1988.

India Today

India Today is a Hindi magazine that has a massive readership of around 1.36 million throughout India. This magazine is published by India Today group and now has gained the position of a popular news agency.


Tehelka was begun in 2000 by Tarun Tejpal and Aniruddha Bahal as a website and switched into the magazine in 2007. It is a Hindi sensation news magazine is known for the investigative journalism. It operated many sting operations and vibrantly got popular.


Open is the weekly features related to politics, sports, latest news and current affairs magazine. It is published by the Open Media Network – the media venture of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. This magazine was started on 2nd April 2009 and now available across the country.


A huge readership of around 4.25 Lakh is gathered by the Outlook weekly periodical.  It holds the sixth position in the list of top 10. It brings the information and latest news of everything of almost every corner of the country.

This weekly periodical was started in 1995.


An English magazine, Frontline is published by The Hindu Group of publications from Chennai in India. R. Vijaya Sankar is the editor-in-chief of Frontline. It is ideal for the students who eagerly want to know the latest updates of the country. This magazine is popularly known for its national and international news coverage. This magazine was started in December 1984.


As everything is becoming digital Pragati is the perfect example of this digitalization era. It is an online magazine that brings commentary and information about Indian current affairs, present politics and public policy. Pragati is a non-profit and non-commercial initiative and was started in April 2007.

However, there are so many regional and national magazines that cover Indian politics. The most common languages for these magazines are Hindi and English, but they are also published in the regional languages.

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