OUR TEAM

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 Inderjit Badhwar (Editor-in-Chief)

Inderjit Badhwar heads the editorial operations of India Legal. Mr. Badhwar worked for more than two decades in the United States, where his work was published in leading magazines and newspapers such as the Washington Post. He was also associated with ABC TV.  In India, he headed the India Today editorial team for more than 10 years, beside being an Executive Producer of TV Today and anchor to the popular weekly news magazine show Newstrack. He was also head of Sahara TV network and in the year 2000 he became the editor-in-chief of Media Transasia, which published niche publications like Swagat and Discover India. His 2004 novel, The Chamber of Perfumes (originally titled Sniffing Papa) won France’s most prestigious international award as the ‘best foreign debut novel’, an honor that went earlier to Salman Rushdie for Shame. Till recently, he headed Gfiles, India’s leading magazine devoted to issues of governance and bureaucracy.



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Rajshri  Rai (Managing Director)

Rajshri Rai is a well-known media personality who has anchored and produced national programmes for major TV networks and laid the foundation for the organization’s ventures in print media too. India Legal, News On Views and Akbari. She has played a major role in executing the design and construction of APN News channels’ infrastructure, which includes the country’s “most rocking studio.”

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Vinay Rai (Director)

Law graduate Vinay Rai has been in the electronic media for over 16 years executing a host of jobs that include reporting and production. He has worked for leading media houses like Zee among many others. He was the editor of Akbari, an Urdu publication. As director at E.N. Communications, he heads the television operations at APN. A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who effectively balances the needs of the employees with the mission. Vinay earned an additional professional qualification in journalism and mass communications from Lucknow University.

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Ramesh Menon has had great fun for the last 37 years as a journalist reporting stories from practically every state in India. He has authored numerous books like Caste and Communal TimebombWhatever the Odds, Night Sparkle: Fascinating Stories of Indian LighthousesCarbon Footprint: Reducing it for a Better Tomorrow  and Modi Demystified. He got the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism. He loves teaching, making documentary films, travelling and theatre.

 

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Alam Srinivas (Executive Editor)

Alam Srinivas is a business journalist, writer and part-academician. Over the past three decades, he has been involved with news, analysis, investigative articles, non-fiction books, and academic pieces. He has worked  for premier Indian media organizations like the Times of India, India Today, Outlook and Business Today. He has written for foreign websites (BBC), global publications (The Mercury News) and academic journals (Economic & Political Weekly). He has appeared on TV news channels and All India Radio and also been invited for  seminars, lectures and workshops. He has done research projects for Open Society Foundation.

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Vishwas Kumar (Senior Editor)

Vishwas Kumar has had a professional experience of working in various news publications for over 17 years. He has worked in several newspapers like the New Indian Express (NIE), The Sunday Guardian,  MetroNowToday and Pioneer. He specialises in investigative, crime, legal and political reporting. Vishwas also has keen interest in New Media and Social Media.

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Meha Mathur (Associate Editor)

A print journalist who has been involved with the launch of many magazines in the last 20 years. Starting her career with India Today (Hindi), she worked with The Asian Age and Zee TV, before joining CL Media, an education media company. There she launched and headed three publications – Educare, Management Compass and Skills Ahead. She has extensively covered the skills initiatives across the country, travelling to various states.

 

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 Prabir Biswas (Deputy Editor)

After starting his career with the Sahara group, Prabir Biswas has gathered wide experience, both in print and web mediums for the past 19 years. He has also worked with Media Transasia India Ltd and India Today Group. Prior to joining ENC Network, he worked with a B2B travel-trade publishing house.



Design Team

 

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 Anthony Lawrence (Art Director)

Starting his career as a freelance designer for Around Town magazine, Anthony Lawrence joined Business World of the Ananda Bazaar Patrika group as an illustrator and quickly rose through the ranks to become Assistant Art Director. A bundle of multifaceted talent, Lawrence brings to the table the skills of a graphic designer, illustrator and layout designer. Having spent 14 years in designing magazines, he is always game for new challenges, and loves to expand the horizon of his creativity.

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Amitava Sen (Senior Visualiser)

With over 15 years of experience in magazines, be it technical, travel, lifestyle or rural, Amitava Sen has worked with some well-known media organizations, for example Media Transasia India Limited. Bubbling with talent, Sen is an all rounder in the art department, with his illustrations, graphics, layouts, and solid pre-press and printing knowledge. He has also designed a few coffee table books, including the one for the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

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Lalit Khitoliya (Graphic Designer)

Lalit Khatoliya looks at design as a creative opportunity that helps him bring meaningful, lasting and impactful visual impressions to a brand. With considerable experience in graphic designing, he is always ready for new challenges, and loves to expand his horizons. He aspires to connect with people through ideas that are innovative, creative and original. He believes that great design is boundless, but it does need a right approach and a skillful use of technology.

 



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Kh Manglembi Devi (News Coordinator)

Holding a master’s degree in Botany, and  post-graduate diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, she worked as an editorial coordinator with Gfiles since 2007, managing and coordinating among the client, editorial and creative teams. She also did some interviews & articles for Gfiles.

 

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Shadab Nazmi (Online Portal Team)

Shadab Nazmi has been pursuing his Master of Convergent Journalism (MACJ) from AJK Mass Communication and Research Center, Jamia Millia Islamia. He has earlier worked with Wall Street Journal in New York City and also been board of director at AFS Intercultural Programs, India. He loves reading and writing on humanitarian issues.

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Shadab Ahmad Moizee (Online Portal Team)

Shadab Ahmad Moizee has been pursuing his Master of Convergent Journalism (MACJ) from AJK Mass Communication and Research Center, Jamia Millia Islamia. He has earlier worked with Hindustan Hindi daily, Nai Duniya Hindi daily, and Mahuaa channel. He loves photography and writing for social issues.

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Anil Kumar Shakya (Photographer)

Anil Kumar Shakya completed his graduation followed by a post-graduate  diploma in photojournalism  from the University of Allahabad. He started his career as a photographer from Hindi newspaper Virat Vaibhav, and subsequently he worked with The Statesman and  Sakalbela newspapers. Being a news photographer, Anil thinks about every aspect of the story and visualizes the pictorial elements.

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 Pawan Kumar Verma (Production Co-ordinator)

Pawan Kumar Verma is an experienced printing technology professional who has handled production of national newspapers and magazines, brought out by reputed media houses. He has successfully supervised all aspects of printing processes during his stints with premier companies such as Hindustan Times, Gateway Papers and Sarvashreshtha Media, the publishers of bureaucracy magazine Gfiles. Now, Pawan has been entrusted with ensuring the printing of all products of ENC Network, including India Legal, as per the highest market standards.



 

Marketing Team

 

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Raju Sarin (Director Marketing)

He is a chartered accountant and MBA from Faculty of Management Studies Delhi University with over two decades of hardcore marketing, sales and media management experience with deep understanding of building new brands and nurturing legacy brands. He has worked on various media platforms like print, Internet, TVradio, OOH, event management in top media houses in the country like HT MediaLiving MediaThe Times of India Group,Viacom MTVSakalMedia Transasia. He has a proven track record of successful launches, setting new businesses, managing joint venture partners and international licensee partners, brand  management, consumer insights and marketing communication.

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Naveen Tandon (General Manager)

A rich long experience of over 18 years in media marketing – developing brand synergies between brands and media vehicles coupled with strategising and planning advertisement sales with companies like India TodayWorld Wide MediaIndian Express, etc. The journey has been really successful with great exposure and learning, in terms of handling corporate, SME, real estate and retail category clients. In addition, he has head the launch of three premium publications of the country viz. Today – After noon paper,  Metro Now (AJV paper between TOI & HT), an international tabloid titled The Eveninger.

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Feroz Akhtar (Dy General Manager)

Marketing and sales professional with 14 years of experience in the electronic media & advertising industry. As the Dy. General Manager at SHRI NEWS, CNEB TV & TOTAL TV, he has been responsible for developing the media strategy, creating brand awareness and generating higher revenues for the channel. He has honed the marketing talent in the organization and created result oriented strategies for the team. As a team leader he has inspired my team to deliver their maximum potential to the organisation. He  maintains  strict quality control on the content and maintains an active role in the editorial as well as production departments to ensure a higher revenue and brand awareness.

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