Available in both Mumbai and New Delhi, it will have an initial print run of 80,000, and will be published from Monday to Saturday. It will carry global and regional business and economic news for Indian readers, as well as a four-page branded international business section from The Wall Street Journal. There will also be an online edition (www.livemint.com).
The roll-out will be accompanied by a £1.5 million advertising campaign across TV, print, outdoor and online.
L Gordon Crovitz, the executive vice-president of The Wall Street Journal, said: "We're delighted to be partnering with HT Media on the launch of Mint."