N. Ram

N. Ram, Chairman & Publisher of The Hindu group of newspapers, is a political journalist with literary interests.

The group’s former Editor-in-Chief, he has written on a range of socio-political subjects and specialized in investigative and analytical journalism. Along with Susan Ram, he is the biographer of the great Indian writer, R.K. Narayan, whom he knew well.

Ram was elected president of the Contemporary India Section of the 72nd session of the Indian History Congress (2011).

Mr. Ram’s 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); XLRI’s First JRD Tata Award for Business Ethics (2002), a Columbia J-School Alumni Award (2003), and Sri Lanka Ratna (2005).

N. Ram, Chairman & Publisher of The Hindu group of newspapers, is a political journalist with literary interests.

The group’s former Editor-in-Chief, he has written on a range of socio-political subjects and specialized in investigative and analytical journalism. Along with Susan Ram, he is the biographer of the great Indian writer, R.K. Narayan, whom he knew well.

Ram was elected president of the Contemporary India Section of the 72nd session of the Indian History Congress (2011).

Mr. Ram’s 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); XLRI’s First JRD Tata Award for Business Ethics (2002), a Columbia J-School Alumni Award (2003), and Sri Lanka Ratna (2005).


N. Ram at FGLF 2017

Don’t miss N. Ram’s provocative and insightful discussion on the evolution and current state of free-speech and freedom of the press in India and Sri Lanka. A must attend for all journalists, bloggers and investigative reporters working in the region.

FGLF Day 3: Friday, January 13, 2017

Thinking Out Loud: N. Ram on Free Speech Deficits – Reflections on the fraught state of freedom of expression in India, with some brief observations on the recent Sri Lankan experience.

FREE EVENT