According to the latest figures released by Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), the circulation of the Delhi edition of Hindustan Times went up by 80,000 copies in the six-month period (July – December 2000) i.e. 8.57 lakh from 7.77 lakh copies. This makes it the largest selling edition of any English daily in the country.
The ABC figure shows that the Delhi circulation is 4.99 lakh, up from 4.58 lakh during last ABC survey. This puts it far ahead of its nearest competitor in Delhi by 95,000 copies. The latest circulation figures confirm the trend recorded by the last ABC report and also by two authoritative readership surveys, NRS and IRS.