Business Standard is one of the largest Indian English-language daily edition newspaper published by Business Standard Ltd (BSL) in two languages, English and Hindi. Founded in 1975, the newspaper does extensive coverage on the Indian economy, infrastructure, international business and trade, stock and currency markets, corporate governance, apart from a range of other financial news, opinions and insights.
The main English-language edition comes from 12 regional centers, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Pune, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, and Kochi—and reaches readers in over 1,000 towns and cities across India.
The paper had remained for years, India's second largest business daily in terms of circulation, until in 2017, when its ranking sank. As of January, 2019, it is adjudged by the Indian Readership Survey to be the third largest selling financial news daily (by Total Readership of 505,000) and the fourth largest (by average issue readership of 107,000).