Shekhar Gupta is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint, an
exciting news media start-up. He is a prolific columnist, with the highly
influential column National Interest, which is translated into several
languages, including Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi. He is a
senior prime-time anchor at NDTV. Previously, Shekhar was with the Indian
Express and the Express Group of publications where he concluded a 19-year
stint as Editor-in-Chief and led the country’s largest network of award-winning
journalists. He was also an editor with India Today.
Shekhar hosts ‘Off the Cuff’, an offering from ThePrint –
which sees him in conversation with an eminent guest every month. Off the Cuff
is telecast on NDTV 24X7 and NDTV Prime at the end of each month. He also hosts
‘Walk the Talk’ on NDTV 24×7 every week. A collection of his news-making
interviews will be published soon. He does a second weekly show in Hindi,
‘Chalte Chalte’, telecast on NDTV India.
Over the past two decades, National Interest has been
regarded as the sharpest, most perceptive analysis of current events as they
unfold. Shekhar’s columns were collected in the bestselling book, Currently,
National Interest appears in Business Standard every Saturday.