A digital subscription to The Hindu will provide you access to premium features such as personalised article recommendations, quick briefings on the day's news, ability to bookmark articles for later reading, and more.
Please note: The Hindu's current digital subscription packages do not cover crosswords and e-paper.
By subscribing, you can avail yourself of the following features:
A quick way to access the print editions of The Hindu online. Read articles from the day's print edition, arranged in a simple list format and sorted according to the regions, sections, and supplements in which they appeared.
Read as many articles as you wish without any limitations
Moving from one article to the next is much smoother as the pages load instantly.
You choose what you want to see. This feature allows you to set the topics on which you want to see alerts and updates.
We will show you articles that really matter to you, and which you enjoy reading.
Save articles to be read later at your convenience. You will be able to see the articles you have saved on your dashboard.
Stay up to date on news without the tediousness of visiting multiple pages. We give you a short briefing on the most important news three times a day -- morning, afternoon, and evening.
e-paper is only available with our All Access Pass. If you have subscribed to the All Access Pass you will have access to the Digital PDF version of the newspaper as well.
The sign-up process will ask you to provide and verify your e-mail address or mobile number using an OTP (One Time password). Once it is verified, you can set your password. Congratulations! You are now a registered THG user.
If you are a new user, who has never had an account registered with us using your e-mail address or mobile number, you will need to sign up for our trial plan. To activate the trial plan, you will need to sign up and make a payment of just Re. 1. Please note that payment modes accepted are credit cards (KOTAK, ICICI, PNB & CITIBANK) and debit cards only. UPI, Net banking, wallets and AMEX are not applicable
Clicking on the 'Subscribe' button anywhere on the site will take you to the Subscription Plans page.
Clicking 'Subscribe' in the Sign in/ Sign up landing page will also take you to the Subscription plans page.
In the Subscription Plans page
Step 1: Select a suitable plan.
Step 2: You will be redirected to a page with plan and price details.
Step 3: You can then proceed to make payment.
Step 4: Once you choose to proceed with the payment, you will be taken to the payment gateway page. You can select the mode of payment and filling any required fields, you can click 'Pay Now'. You will now be taken to the Payment Gateway to complete the transaction.
Step 5: After the payment is done, you will receive an SMS or e-mail from us on whether your transaction has succeeded or failed. In case of a failed transaction, a message will appear letting you know that the transaction has failed.
If you get a 'Payment Success' screen at the end of the process, you are now a subscribed user.
Get all the Digital subscriptions of The Hindu Group in One Single Discounted Plan! Once you subscribe, you get 1-year unlimited access to the following products:
Experience The Hindu with personalised recommendations, daily briefings and much more
Get your daily dose of business news along with full access to signature sections such as BL Portfolio, BLink, Clean Tech, Emerging Entrepreneurs & Editorials.
Get a ringside view to the world of sport with our expert columnists, exclusive unlimited access to our archives, posters, interviews and analysis.
Get access to premium articles with an in-depth analysis of issues and events within 22bet deposit methodsn and around the world .
Get unlimited access to all puzzles and archival content. Crosswords and games from The Guardian, The Hindu, Sportstar, One-down puzzles, Sudoko and much more.
Read The Hindu newspaper in a digital format anytime, anywhere.
Read The Hindu BusinessLine newspaper in a digital format at your own convenience
Yes. You can use the same username and password to access all the Digital Subscription products of The Hindu Group. This list includes the following sites:
You can also use this ID to access subscription on The Hindu android mobile application.
You will need a different password for your e-paper account. Your username is the email address shared by you during the registration process. The initial password will be emailed to you within 24-48 working hours of your subscription. If the e-paper plan activation takes longer than 48 working hours, the plan activated date will be considered as the start date. For example, if you subscribe to the pack today and you receive the e-paper activation email tomorrow, your e-paper subscription start date will be taken at tomorrow's date.
No. You cannot cancel any one of these subscriptions at this time. If for some valid reason (as deemed by THG Publishing Pvt Ltd.), you wish to cancel your subscription, all the plans will be deactivated. Please send an email to email@example.com
Passwords are different for epaper products alone and these would have to be set up from the epaper websites. For all other products, the credentials would be common. After updating the password, you can acccess these products using the new password.
The All access Pass is a Digital Pass and does not include the print subscription.
The All Access Pass is applicable for The Hindu Android & iOS apps. It is not applicable for the BusinessLine mobile apps.
For our new subscribers who have opted for a recurring plan, yes, your subscription will be renewed automatically. For all other users, once your subscription expires, you would need to revisit the Subscriptions Plan page and select a plan.
Before your subscription expires, we will alert you via SMS or e-mail and share an update on your dashboard, so that you're kept informed about this.
You have complete control over your subscription and can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to change or cancel at any time.
Unregistered readers will have free access to limited number of articles along with advertisements, but without the premium features such as personalised dashboard and briefings. If you have not already subscribed, or tried out our trial plan, we urge you to give it a go.
Yes. Please note that as a subscribed user, you will have full access to the product and will not have to pay anything extra to experience our premium features on the app. You can log into the app with your registered email ID/ phone number.
As a digital subscriber, you can pay via debit or credit card, net banking, e-wallet, UPI. UPI and e-wallet and net banking are not applicable if you have opted for a recurring plan.
For recurrent plans refund is not applicable. For all other plans users are only eligible for refunds during the first 7 days post making the purchase. For Giveaway campaigns, wherein the user will get free gifts, material, etc. refunds are not applicable. For plans with cashback offers, refunds are not applicable. Chargeback requests will only be processed if the request was made within 10 days from the date of payment.
To apply for a refund please write to email@example.com, along with details such as your transaction ID (available in your invoice), your registered ID (mobile number/ email address) and the reason for the refund.
All users are eligible to the trial plan. This is a one-time benefit that users get when signing up with us for the first time
Once your refund has been accepted, it takes around 7-10 days to process
Yes. If you have registered either your mobile number or your e-mail address with us, you can use either of them to log in to your account.
No. Your e-mail address and mobile number are your unique identifiers. For the safekeeping of your account and to share better recommendations, we only allow one e-mail and one mobile number per subscriber.
To set your preferences, log in using your registered account and go to Preferences.