Malini Parthasarathy

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Malini Parthasarathy is an Indian journalist who is the Editor of The Hindu. She replaces N.Ravi for the position of the Editor, effective February 1, 2015. [1]

Earlier she was the Executive Editor of The Hindu and is the Director of the The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy.[2][3][4]

Subsequent to changes in Editorial & Business of 'The Hindu' on 21 October 2013, Malini Parthasarathy has taken over as Editor of 'The Hindu' [5]

Malini Parthasarathy is the daughter of Srinivasan Parthasarathy the son of Kasturi Srinivasan. She is the great-granddaughter of Kasturi Ranga Iyengar.

She is now Director of The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, a new public policy resource involving research and dialogue, under the auspices of Kasturi & Sons Ltd, the publishers of The Hindu.[6]

She is also a Wholetime Director and part-owner of Kasturi & Sons Ltd .

Until July 20, 2011, she was Executive Editor, The Hindu. She was a journalist reporting and analysing Indian political affairs and aspects of its strategic and foreign policy for nearly three decades. She was the first Indian journalist to interview President Pervez Musharraf in 2000.

She completed a PhD in 2008 from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has an M.S in Journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University and a B.A in history from Stella Maris College in Chennai. Since 2004, she is a member of Governing Board, Auroville Foundation.