Hocalwire is a platform for everyone to report and view local news and stories around them which are relevant and important.
With the advent of technology, in most cases people end up with an overload of information. And typically, one ends up reading about news and stories which are thousands of miles away, but not aware of what happens in their own locality.

At Hocalwire, we strive to bridge the gap of providing only local and relevant news by connecting each individual and empowering them to become a journalist and getting their content curated into factual news. Our Mission is to empower every user to use the power of citizen journalism to make way for unbiased people journalism ie: HOCALISM, the Journalism 2.0.

Using Hocalwire platform, user can read what is relevant and around them or can become an independent journalist. User can write news and stories, or they can participate in verifying the local news around them. Hocalwire ensure that every user who is reporting news is getting rewarded for hard work they are putting and get visibility as desired.

Hocalwire values your time. Spend few minutes on platform to understand what is happening around and contribute.

Hocalwire Features (Using website redirect)

Report News - Report what you see and care for. Earn by reporting

● Register as journalist and report any news see happening around them.
● Our editorial team curate the news reported by people journalist before publishing so that reader do not see unorganized article.
● Every Journalist earns money when their news is selected and published
● Every journalist can verify a news reported by fellow people journalist (Coming soon), get rewarded and earn.
● Get reporting credits for all the published stories from them.

View News - Have a quick glance of what is happening around you

● Hocalwire gives you power to view heatmap of local news on google MAP to understand what all is happening around
● Click news on map to jump to that news directly.
● Choose to see what region, category or location they want to read news about.
● Browse through news quickly to have a glance.
● From breaking to sports, health to complaints , Hocalwire provides users the news what is important and relevant

Full Story

● News at Hocalwire can be from people journalist or from renowned local, national or international newspapers and media houses
● Click Full Story to read about full news and (or) its follow up. People Journalist news are viewed within the app where as news from other media houses will take user to original full article.

Swipe left/right - Controls for Fast, Easy and Smooth Navigation

● Each swipe right/left takes you to next/previous news and also allow you to see its location on map
● Like a magazine, each news is unique. With Hocalwire smooth controls, its take once swipe to browse to next news

Share News - Share News with Friends

● Share the important news and stories with your friends over social media as those news might concerns them as well.

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for reporting or viewing local public concerns, crimes or national and international stories of any sort, Hocalwire brings you all in one simple, intelligent and beautiful interface

We deliver only the facts(verified by people or news to renowned channels). No opinions, and no editorials. Just the events and news you needs to be aware of around you.

Report or Read news from fellow people journalist directly from the ground. Download the Hocalwire app today and join the biggest people journalist network of india.

What's New

Version 1.2

This update is signed with Apple’s latest signing certificate. No new features are included.


Ally Technologies India Private Limited
13.6 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
© Ally Technologies India pvt ltd


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