N. Ravi is a Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd. He isEditor-in-Chief of The Hindu, and has been in journalism since 1972.
N. Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a degree in Law, and was a Fellow at the Harvard Law School in 2000 and Shorenstein Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 2004.
He was Editor of The Hindu from 1991 to 2011. Joining The Hindu in 1972, he had earlier served as Reporter, Assistant Editor, Washington Correspondent, Deputy Editor and Associate Editor. His special areas of interest and writing include constitutional and political issues, economic policy, international economy, free speech and human rights, and India-U.S. relations.
He is the recipient of several professional awards, including the G. K. Reddy Memorial Award and BREAD Role Model Award, and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Among his other interests, he was President of the Federation of Amateur Radio Societies of India, and of the Tamilnadu State Aquatic Association.
He is currently a member of the National Integration Council, and between 2006 and 2008 was a member of the National Security Advisory Board of the Government of India. He is a member of the governing board of the International Press Institute (IPI), Vienna, and is the Chairperson of the India Chapter of IPI. He was the Chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI), India’s premier news agency, and is currently a director of PTI. He is President of the Editors Guild of India.
It is high time that we Indians started taking pride in the sacrifices of our forefathers in getting our Independence.THE HINDU that has played a significant part in the process has again shown its leadership qualities to bring out our populace from the present political and moral morass. Wish The Hindu and their team all success in their bold venture.- Raghavan
Excellent intiative by The Hindu at the right time. Today what youth lack is informed opinion about many complex issues plaguing democracy causing them to loose faith on the very ideals on which the nation stands. Wish you great success!- Krishna
Indeed great news. Timely and also much needed academic pursuit for better governance practices. All the best.- Mohan Babu Mogili