Maharashtra Times (महाराष्ट्र टाइम्स), affectionately referred to as 'Ma Taa' (मटा) , is a marathi newspaper based in Mumbai, India. It is the ninth-largest-selling daily newspaper in the country. It is owned by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. or The Times Group, the largest media house in India. Maharashtra Times newspaper has 9 editions from 9 major cities in Maharashtra namely -Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Kolhapur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Jalgaon and Ahmednagar.
Maharashtra Times newspaper was launched in 1962 after the establishment of the State of Maharashtra on May 1, 1960. Maharashtra Times' first editor was D B Karnik. In the late 1960s, he was replaced by Govindrao Talwalkar. The paper, had among its contributors some of the most respected names of the day in Marathi literature such as Durga Bhagwat, Kusumagraj and P. L. Deshpande.
मुंबई, पुणे, ठाणे, कोल्हापूर, नाशिक, औरंगाबाद, नागपूर, जळगाव आणि अहमदनगर इथून प्रसिद्ध होणारे महाराष्ट्र टाईम्स (ऑनलाईन maharashtratimes.indiatimes.com) हे एक अग्रगण्य मराठी दैनिक आहे. या पानावर महाराष्ट्र टाईम्सच्या ऑनलाईन आवृत्तीत प्रसिद्ध झालेल्या मराठी बातम्या (त्यांच्या लिंक्स) दिल्या आहेत.