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Dr Harish Khare appointed as chief editor of The Tribune Group

MUMBAI: Chandigarh-based The Tribune Trust has appointed noted journalist Dr Harish Khare as the new editor-in-chief of all publications of the Tribune Group with effect from 1 June.

The Tribune Group publishes The Tribune (English), Dainik Tribune (Hindi), and Punjabi Tribune (Punjabi).

Dr Khare will replace Raj Chengappa who was recently appointed group editorial director (publishing) of the India Today Group. Chengappa headed The Tribune for five years since 2010.

Dr Khare has more than three decades of experience as a reporter, commentator, public policy analyst, and academic researcher. He has worked for The Hindu, The Times of India and The Hindustan Times. He has also written for various other Indian and foreign publications.

Between June 2009 and January 2012, Dr Khare was media adviser to the Prime Minister of India. From 1 January 2013 till 31 December 2014, he was a Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow.

He has a PHD in Political Science from Yale University, USA. He recently published a book on the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, titled ‘How Modi Won It: Notes From the 2014 Election’.