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Shekhar Gupta

Shekhar Gupta

Shekhar Gupta is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Print, a digital news platform. Earlier, he was the Editor-in-Chief and CEO at The Indian Express Newspapers Mumbai Limited. He was also an Editor-in-Chief at The India Today Group.

Shekhar Gupta has covered some of the great stories such as Operation Blue Star, students uprising in Tiananmen Square in Bejing, fall of Berlin wall, the Gulf War from Baghdad, Jerusalem and Kuwait, the first Jihad in Afghanistan, to name a few. He also uncovered LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam – a Sri Lanka based terrorist outfit) training camps, the truth behind the falsely implicated scientists of the Indian Space Research Organization in a spy scandal and many more. He writes a weekly column in the Indian Express Newspaper. He is also a regular guest speaker at Asia Society, New York, National Defense College and Defense Services Staff College and The World Economic Forum in Davos and its India summits. Shekhar Gupta has authored books like ‘Assam: A Valley Divided’ and ‘India Redefines its Role’, and more. He was honored with several awards such as Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, in the year 2009, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Memorial Award for National Integration in 2006, 1985 Inlaks award for Young Journalist of the Year, GK Reddy Award for Journalism, in 1987. He has a Bachelor degree in Journalism from Punjab University.


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Neelam Jolly

is the wife of Shekhar Gupta. She jointly holds 9% of shares in The Indian Express Private Limited with Shekhar Gupta.

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The information has been collected from Ministry of Corporate Affairs and The Print outlet website. An email and a courier have been sent to the company on the 14th March 2019 requesting for the information. The Printline Media Private Limited replied and we are still waiting for response from the Indian Express Private Limited. The Printline company asked us sign a non-disclosure agreement.


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