Journalist Current Affairs - 2019
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Veteran journalist and author Yogendra Bali passed away in New Delhi after a brief illness. He was 86.
In his long journalistic career, Bali had served The Times of India as its roving correspondent till retirement.
He was also associated with a number of newspapers and publications including The Tribune, Probe, Current Weekly, The Day After, Sunday Mail, Asia Defence News International and Mastana Jogi.
He was a member of the General Council of the Lalit Kala Akademi and a member of its committees on Art Education, Publications, the Triennele and International Exhibitions.
Books authored by him include The Communal Bogey. Chandra Shekhar: A Political Biography, Pawan Chamling: Daring To Be Different and Sri Satguru Ram Singh Ji and Freedom Movement of India.
Veteran journalist and writer Babu Bharadwaj passed away due to cardiac arrest in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 68.
As a journalist, he was part of prominent print and television media in Kerala.
About Babu Bharadwaj
- Born in Kozhikode in 1948 at Chemmenchery. He had studied at Poyilkavu High School, and later at Malabar Christian College and the Thrissur Engineering College.
- As a writer he had written many novels and stories. His famous works include Pravasiyude Kurippukal, Shavaghoshayathra, Pravasiyude Vazhiyambalangal, Puppet Theatre (short story collection) and Adrushya Nagarangal.
- He also had produced a Malayalam movie named Iniyum Marichittillatha Nammal (1980) directed by Chintha Ravi.
- Awards and Honours: He had won Kerala Sahitya Akademi award (2006) for his novel Kalapangalkkoru Grihapadam.