Hindustan (Hindi: हिंदुस्तान) is a leading Hindi language newspaper in India published by Hindustan Media Ventures Limited. Earlier it was part of HT Media Ltd group, which spun off its Hindi business into a separate company named Hindustan Media Ventures Limited in December 2009. Hindustan has 19 editions across the Hindi belt that are spread across Delhi, Haryana (Faridabad), Bihar (Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gaya and Bhagalpur), Jharkhand (Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad), Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow, Varanasi, Meerut, Agra, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Bareilly, Moradabad, Aligarh, and Kanpur) and Uttarakhand (Dehradun, Haridwar and Haldwani). Apart from these, the paper is also available in key towns like Mathura, Saharanpur, Faizabad.
In Delhi plus NCR, Hindustan is an undisputed No. 2 and is rapidly growing even as the market is declining. Hindustan readership has grown to 120 lakh readers in Q4 2011. As per Total Readership, Hindustan is No 2 with 385 lakh readers.
Hindustan in addition to high-quality reportage also aspires to become an ally to its readers in their quest for success. The ambition for the brand is to become the partner of progress for the youth in the Hindi belt.