Urmilesh Singh

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Urmilesh Singh, popularly known by his first name Urmilesh is an Indian journalist, television anchor and author.[1]

He was the executive director of Rajya Sabha TV[2] from 2010 to 2012, and has worked in various Hindi publications like Hindustan and Navbharat Times, among others. He also anchored Media Manthan[3] on Rajya Sabha TV, a media-watch programme about the week's news and its coverage in the media.

Urmilesh completed his M.A. from Allahabad University and received his M.Phil from JNU in 1981.[4]

He has written Hindi books like Christiania Meri Jaan, Kashmir - Virasat aur Siyasat (2006),[5][6] Jharkhand Jadui Zameen Ka Andhera, Bihar ka Sach,[7] Rahul Sankrityayan Srijan Aur Sangharsh, Jhelam Kinare Dahakate Chinar.[8]


  1. ^ Basu, Anasuya (2014-04-20). "The image makers". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  2. ^ Sen, Jahnavi. "Indian Journalists Respond to 'Sensationalist' Charge from Pakistan Media Authority - The Wire". thewire.in. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  3. ^ Rajya Sabha TV (2013-02-24), Media Manthan - Media Trial ka Sach, retrieved 2016-10-10
  4. ^ "JNU still a red bastion, but SFI no more the leader - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  5. ^ उर्मिलेश (2006-01-01). कश्मीर: विरासत और सियासत (in Hindi). अनामिका पब्लिशर्स एंड डिस्ट्रीब्यूटर्स. ISBN 9788179751459.
  6. ^ "Chorus for Kashmir". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2016-10-10.
  7. ^ Annals of the National Association of Geographers, India. The Association. 2001-01-01.
  8. ^ Urmilesh (2003-01-01). Jhelam Kinare Dahakate Chinar (in Hindi). Anamika Publishers & Distributors (P) Limited. ISBN 9788179750674.