Maharashtra Times (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र टाइम्स), colloquially referred to as 'Ma Ta' (मटा) from its Marathi initialism, is a Marathi newspaper based in Mumbai, India. It is one of the largest selling daily marathi newspaper in the country.
|Owner(s)||The Times Group|
|Publisher||The Times Group|
|Founded||18 June 1962|
|Sister newspapers||The Economic Times|
The Times of India
According to the IRS 2005 survey, Maharashtra Times enjoys the second largest readership in Mumbai. Other than The Times of India, Maharashtra Times is the only newspaper in Mumbai which has more than one million readers in the city.
Maharashtra Times has 6 editions from 6 major cities in Maharashtra namely - Mumbai (including Vasai-Virar), Pune, Thane (including Navi Mumbai), Nashik, Aurangabad and Nagpur. In May 2020, they stopped their Ahmednagar, Jalgaon and Kolhapur editions due to Covid-19.