Loksatta (Devanagari: लोकसत्ता Lōksattā) is one of the most widely read Marathi daily newspapers in Maharashtra, India. It is published by The Indian Express Group, and was launched on January 14, 1948. Loksatta is published out of Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, and Delhi.
Established in the year 1948, on the Makar Sankranti day, Loksatta has illustrious past. In-depth coverage of Mahatma Gandhi`s assassination and subsequent developments really established Loksatta as one of the best newspaper. The Loksatta is known for its strong newsdesk. The newsdesk won the DAVP awards for best layouts in seventies. The founder of the Indian Express Group, a great freedom-fighter, Late Ramnath Goenka, remained dedicated to Loksatta.
It had remained largest circulated standard Marathi daily for many years, by later 1990s saw competition from newer dailies like Mahatrastra Times and Navkal, by 1997 it only had a circulation of 400,000, Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur combined.