Mr. N. Ram

Mr. N.Ram is the Chairman of The Hindu Publishing Group, and former Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The Hindu and Group Newspapers. Mr.Ram, a political journalist, has written on a range of socio-political subjects and specialised in investigative journalism. Along with Susan Ram, he has written a biography of the Indian writer, R.K. Narayan. Ram was elected president of the Contemporary India Section of the 72nd session of the Indian History Congress (2011). Honours include the Padma Bhushan (for journalism), 1990; the Asian Investigative Journalist of the Year Award from the Press Foundation of Asia (1990); the B.D. Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism (1989); and a Columbia J-School Alumni Award (2003). His book Why Scams are Here to Stay: Understanding Political Corruption in India was released in 2017.