The Times of India is an Indian English-language daily newspaper, the third-largest newspaper in India by circulation and largest selling English-language daily in the world It is the oldest English-language newspaper in India still in circulation with its first edition published in 1838 and the second-oldest Indian newspaper still in circulation.
The Times of India issued its first edition on 3 November 1838 as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.
This full-text archive for Times of India until 2009 covers :
The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1838-1859)
The Bombay Times and Standard (1860-1861)
The Times of India (1861-2008)
with some gaps in the collection which can be seen in the title list on the website.
Times of India covers historical local, regional and national news.
A guide to searching these historical newspapers can be found here.