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Last Updated: September 27, 2012  2,837 views

Top Ten websites of India

in: India,Internet

abhisays_internet.JPGIndia has about 45 million internet users. Some of the global websites like Google, Yahoo, msn etc are very popular in India. But have you ever thought about the top websites in India which are completely Indian. I am talking about sites of Indian origin. Today I will discuss top ten websites of India which are of Indian origin. These ten websites are less popular in India as compared to Google, Yahoo and Orkut. Still Indian websites are much behind in the implementation of web 2.0 features. Now let’s see the list.


Rediff is the purely Indian web portal which is in first 100 websites of world according to Alexa. About 67 % of the 5 million visitors to come from India while the rest come primarily from the USA and UAE. also offers one of the oldest and largest Indian weekly newspapers, India Abroad, which it acquired in 2001 during the days of DotCom bubble. with alexa ranking 68 is one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services. It is mainly used for its mail services i.e rediffmail. It also provides a platform for Indians worldwide to connect with one another online. But this social networking site of rediff is no way comparable to other giants like orkut, facebook, myspace etc.


Indiatimes is is the portal of The Times of India Group, here you can find contents of famous newspapers of Times group like The Times of India, The Economic Times, Navbharat Times and Maharashtra Times. Apart from News, mailing service, Sports, Cricket, Astrology, and a number of other things, IndiaTimes also offers Shopping & Travel. Times Group has a 90% stake in it whereas remaining 10% stake is held by Seqouia Capital. Recently it has started a new Digg type service called coollinks.

naukri.JPG is number 1 job portal in India, it is owned by the Info Edge India Limited. It has make job search easier for Indian graduates. According to their latest claims, they have got database of more than 50k recruiters from all over the world.

bharatstudent.JPG is India’s third most popular social networking website after orkut and facebook. Its aim to bring together all the young Indians living across the globe. It is for every Young Indian who is a student or a non-student, fresh graduate, a working professional or you can say they want every student of Bharat to be their member. Here you can find latest film news, gossips, photo galleries, wallpapers, trailers and event videos.

moneycontrol.JPG is India’s number 1 source for financial information, stock news, finance etc. It s the official website of CNBC TV18. Here you can get quality news, views, and analysis on equity, stock markets, commodities, personal finance, mutual funds, insurance and loans.


Sify is one of the oldest Internet service providers in India. It has got 1.6 million visitors every month. Sify was the fist company in India who started internet portals and provided Internet Service. It leased international bandwidth from global vendors, domestic connectivity from telecom players and set up last mile connectivity by multiple methods: wi-fi connections using roof top antennae, copper connections using phone lines or cable tv connections. Sify also started providing internet network connectivity for business enterprises in India. It has also started a chain of franchised internet cafes (more than 3,500 cybercafes). Sify holds the largest chain of cybercafes in India. On Sify’s portal you can find news, business, shopping, sports, movies, vedic astrology, food, and bollywood videos for Indians and NRIs.

irctc.JPG is mainly famous for online rail tickets reservation. It pioneered the online rail ticket booking in India through various latest technologies like, Mobile phones, SMS etc. Today It takes only 5 minutes to book a ticket in any Indian rail through this website.


ICICI Bank is India’s second largest bank after SBI with total assets of US$ 96 billion. ICICI Bank is second amongst all the companies listed on the Indian stock exchanges in terms of free float market capitalisation. No doubt its website is also very popular. You can check all your account details, do transaction, online payment, see credit card statements and much more.


Raaga is India’s top music website. Here you can find Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam, Sanskrit songs. They are having large collection of well categorized songs. There are also a large number of devotional songs and patriotic songs are also available in this website. It’s free to join, you can create your own playlist to play. Users can play the song in Raaga’s Juke box.


TimesJobs yet another Indian Job Portal having Alexa ranking under 1000.

  • 1

    great sites ??

    Indya on May 3rd, 2008
  • 2

    i think should be considered in it.

    rizzy on May 4th, 2008
  • 3

    I think my blog is number one Job Blog in India.

    Manisha on July 19th, 2008
  • 4

    We are in the rpocess of launching a career Assessment, Training and Mentoring site. Do you have anyway of linking our site on your listing of useful sites.

    shirisha kondury on July 25th, 2008
  • 5

    thanks for this useful list.

    Compare Infobase on December 18th, 2008
  • 6

    what about kannada film star website

    tharegalu on December 23rd, 2008
  • 7

    reditt can be also count in top 10 sites ?

    Sumit Singh on January 6th, 2009
  • 8

    Compare Infobase is a fraud company. Simar Singh, please give salary to your employees.

    Ashish on March 12th, 2009
  • 9

    What do you said about best indian recipes website

    Madhuri Vats on May 16th, 2009
  • 10

    You can consider my site as well this is an indian matrimonial portal.

    Pankaj Kumar on May 16th, 2009
  • 11

    I am interested to know how many websites are there in india and what percent of them are related to health .
    I would appreciate your response.
    Thank You,
    Dr.Dharmapuri Vidyasagar
    Chicago IL

    Dharmapuri Vidyasagar on June 3rd, 2009
  • 12

    It is by far the best new news portal that I have come across in recent years.

    Just my two cents worth. ??


    Harsh Wardhan on August 15th, 2009
  • 13 is an India based website about product reviews and has a high popularity which you can check from its alexa ranking.

    Google Success on September 18th, 2009
  • 14

    none of them are no . 1 web site in the world
    bcs all sites are very selfish

    Binod Mishra on November 6th, 2009
  • 15

    What about fb

    ok okey…

    Arun on November 23rd, 2009
  • 16

    inidagliz i don’t see it in the list!

    jagdish on February 16th, 2010
  • 17

    Nice social network site. How can I open and account, anyone can help me please?


    Lopsang Sherpa on February 23rd, 2010
  • 18

    relly nice and use full website

    afiahost on May 13th, 2010
  • 19

    I guess even google should be included as its one of the Indian video talent portal

    Gautam on June 14th, 2010
  • 20

    But, Gautam. I am talking about top 10 websites. Not top 10 video portals. Anyways, desitara has got an unqiue concept, it will certainly grow in future.

    abhishek on June 14th, 2010
  • 21

    In this blog it gives the information on the top sites in india, that way its given a good information to search the related data from the related site.

    joe raman on July 10th, 2010
  • 22

    Rozi Rojgar is also one of the emerging government jobs blog in India.

    Haider on December 13th, 2011
  • 23

    The problem with these is that Alexa is a very bad way of measuring popularity.

    Adarsh Thampy on September 6th, 2012
  • 24

    Thanks for the information. It really helped me lot.


    Hari Thakur on September 17th, 2012