India Today is an Indian English-language weekly magazine. It was established in 1975 by Vidya Vilas Purie (owner of Thompson Press), with his daughter Madhu Trehan as its editor and his son Aroon Purie as its publisher. At present, India Today is published in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam. India Today is known to lean towards the right wing Bharatiya Janata Party of India. Many of its readers have raised this issue. Also, the chief editor Aroon Purie was charged with plagiarism; he copied 250 of the 400 words of an article of the US-based magazine Slate.