() is the Editor-in-chief of the Chennai
-based The New Indian Express
newspaper in India. Before, he was the editor of Language publications in India Today
, India's leading weekly newsmagazine India Today
Group. Before holding this post he worked as the Editorial Director of the magazine for 14 years. Here Chawla was succeeded by M. J. Akbar
in the end of August 2010.
Born in 1946 at Dera Ghazi Khan
, British India, now Pakistan
, he is one of India's better-known political journalists, known for his sharp political analysis and investigative reports. Today he is an authoritative voice in print.During his days with India Today group, he hosted a famous talk show on Aaj Tak
called Seedhi Baat where he interviewed prominent personalities. But after leaving the group he was replaced by M J Akbar.
Chawla was controversially awarded the Padma Bhushan
by the Indian government in 2003
. A refugee from Pakistan, he arrived in Delhi in 1948. His graduation was completed at... Read More