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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.
Shyamal MajumdarShyamal MajumdarShyamal Majumdar is Editor of Financial Express. He comes back to the Express Group after 20 years, having earlier worked in FE as Resident Editor in both Mumbai and Delhi. ... Read more.

Shyamal was first Managing Editor and then Editor of Business Standard for five years, prior to his current job. Majumdar has written two books -- Business Battles, which narrated the succession wars in some of India's high profile companies, and The Human Factor, which was a collection of his columns on the dominant HR issues in corporate India.

Contemporary issues in India Inc are areas of special interest for Shyamal.

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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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