N. Ravi

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Narasimhan Ravi
Born (1948-01-01) January 1, 1948 (age 69)
Madras, India
Occupation Journalist
Known for Journalism
Title Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu

Narasimhan Ravi (born January 1, 1948) is an Indian journalist and the current Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu[1] of The Hindu. He served as the Editor-in-chief of The Hindu from 1991 to 2003 and then again took over the position in October 2013.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Ravi was born in Madras on January 1, 1948. He is the youngest son of journalist G. Narasimhan. Ravi's elder brothers are N. Ram (Chairman of Kasturi & Sons Limited, the company that owns and publishes The Hindu) and N. Murali (Co-Chairman of KSL). Ravi had his early education in Madras and joined The Hindu in 1972.


Ravi served as the Washington correspondent of The Hindu from 1977 to 1980 and became Deputy Editor in 1980 and later, Associate Editor. In 1991, he succeeded his uncle, G. Kasturi as Editor on the former's retirement. Ravi served as Editor till July 2003 when N. Ram, the Managing Director, took over.

Subsequent to changes in Editorial & Business of 'The Hindu' on 21 October 2013, N.Ravi has taken over as Editor-in-chief of 'The Hindu'.


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