Management Editorial

Raj Kamal JhaRaj Kamal JhaRaj Kamal Jha is Chief Editor of The Indian Express.
He joined the newspaper in 1996 as Deputy Editor (Operations) and then was Executive Editor. ... Read more.

Jha is a 1988 graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, where he studied Mechanical Engineering. He did his Master's in Journalism at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and in 1989-90, did reporting internships at the Los Angeles Times in Los Angeles and the Washington Post in Washington, D.C. He has been an Assistant Editor (News) at The Statesman in Kolkata and Senior Associate Editor at India Today magazine, New Delhi.

Jha was a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in the international journalism programme where he taught a course on Reporting on India after 9/11. He was also a writing fellow at the Yaddo Residency in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Jha is the author of three novels that have been published in more than a dozen foreign languages: The Blue Bedspread (1999-2000), won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book (Eurasia region) and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; his second novel If You Are Afraid of Heights was shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award 2003. His third novel, Fireproof, was published in 2006.
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Unni Rajan ShankarUnni Rajan ShankarUnni Rajan Shankar is Editor of The Indian Express.
Sunil JainMr. Sunil JainSunil Jain is Managing Editor, The Financial Express. His weekly column, Rational Expectations, focuses on macro-economic issues as well as on sectoral areas like infrastructure and the need for structural solutions as compared ... Read more.
to the piecemeal interventions that take place today in areas like power and oil. Over the past several years, Sunil has written extensively on issues like regulatory capture, giving details of faulty decisions by the telecom as well as various electricity regulators across the country, as well as on other policy gaffes such as reservations being contemplated in the education sector as well as in employment, for minorities as well as other so-called disadvantaged groups.

Prior to this, Sunil was Assistant Managing Editor of Financial Express where, apart from the opinion pages, he was in charge of policy-related news. Before joining FE, he was Senior Associate Editor of Business Standard where he also looked after its opinion pages.

After finishing his Masters from the Delhi School of Economics in 1986, Sunil began his career as a consultant conducting market surveys and techno-economic feasibility reports; he did this for four years and then moved to FICCI where has was in charge of the export policy desk for a little over a year.

He then moved to journalism where he has spent nearly two decades so far. After starting his journalistic career as a reporter in India Today magazine in 1991, he was the magazine's Business Editor for a year, and then moved on to heading all business and economy coverage for The Indian Express. After working for six years in the Express, he worked with Business Standard for 8 years, and is now with The Financial Express.

Sunil appears regularly on all mainline television channels in the country, and also came out with a short daily data-capsule called Express Insight for CNBC for several months. He's written a weekly column in the largest Hindi newspaper, Dainik Bhaskar, for over six months. Sunil was responsible for writing up two books based on the results of NCAER's latest annual household survey - while The Great Indian Middle Class focused on income levels across the country, The Great Indian Market focused on the buying behaviour of consumers. His new book which focuses on the income and expenditure patterns across various caste groups in the country, with a view to determine what causes the difference in income/expenditure patterns across caste groups, hit the stands in July 2010.
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Kumar KetkarGirish KuberCurrently Editor, LokSatta, Girish was Political Editor with The Economic Times before joining the Express Group. Girish has well over 25 years of eventful journalism behind him... Read more.

Before ET, he had a long stint with Maharashtra Times, a Marathi daily of the Times group. A Bombay University graduate in science, he did his post graduation in journalism from the Pune University.

He had a unique distinction of breaking the language barrier when he was selected for the Chevening Scholarship in 1998. This was the year India carried out Pokhran II that offered Girish an opportunity journalist vie for of contributing to the British media on India's perspective on the Vajpayee government's decision to conduct nuclear tests. The same year he also covered G8 summit at Birminngham held in the aftermath of India's and subsequently Pakistan's too atomic tests. Back in Mumbai in 98, Girish moved to ET from Maharashtra Times. Incidentally it's for the first time in the Time's history that a journalist of a language paper was allowed to take a transfer to one of the BCCL's premier daily.

An avid reader and excellent orator, Girish has four important Marathi books to his credit. HA TEL NAVACHA ITIHAAS AAHE. Published in '06 the book is about history of Oil since 1850s when Rockefeller dreamed of setting up his oil empire. It also talks about how oil has been driving major developments in the last over 150 years. EKA TELIYAANE is a story of (published '08) the legendary Saudi oil minister Sheikh Zaki Yamani and the tragedy of the West Asia.

ADHARMAYUDHDHA...published in March '09 is a comprehensive history of Islamic countries' exploition by Western powers for petty political gains right from The Great Game. Coming in the wake of 26/11 the book explains how the current terrorism is a by-product of the energy wars. YUDHA JIVANCHE, published in September 10, the book narrates a scary history of the biological and chemical warfare. All the books have won various awards.

Girish came aboard the LokSatta in October 10. He has been sharpening his pen to take on Maharashtra's political establishment which, as you may be aware, has lots of skeletons rattling in the cupboard. Contemporary issues which stare India in the face and world affairs are areas of special interest for Girish.
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Mukesh BhardwajMukesh BhardwajMukesh Bhardwaj, is the Executive Editor of Jansatta. He joined the Indian Express group more than 25 years back as a trainee reporter and grew to be the chief of bureau for Jansatta.... Read more.

An M.Phil in Hindi, Mukesh is proficient in both English and Hindi and has written extensively for The Indian Express and Jansatta. He wielded the power of the pen with unwavering integrity while reporting several Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in the past more than two decades. A true investigative journalist he has to his credit various exclusives including a number of nationally renowned exposes. He is also known for his sharp political analysis. Mukesh is considered a veteran political journalist, an encyclopaedia of politics especially in the Hindi belt.
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