Merinews is an English-language web portal in India built on the concept of citizen journalism. The website is owned by Bizsol Advisors Pvt. Ltd. and allows anyone to share news, opinion, analysis, reviews, photos and events. Merinews also has city based local print editions in metropolitan areas in India.
Launched in 2006, Merinews was started by Vipul Kant Upadhyay, who started with no journalism background. In 2011 Merinews was India's largest citizen journalism portal.