Ajai Shukla is an Indian journalist and a retired Colonel of Indian Army. He writes articles on defense policy, production and acquisition and currently works as consulting editor with Business Standard. He earlier worked with DD News and NDTV.
Anshu Sharma is a Senior Correspondent at CNBC-TV18`s NCR Bureau. She covers policy and news on sectors like Power, Coal, Mining, Steel and Environment & Forest.
Bhupendra Chaubey has been a TV journalist since the year 2000, when he started his career with NDTV. In 2005, he left NDTV and was a part of the team that started CNN IBN. As a political journalist he has travelled the length and breadth of the country and has covered three general elections and assembly elections of most states. A graduate in Mathematics and postgraduate in films, Bhupendra has been among the finest political journalists of his generation. He has that unique ability to grasp things at a micro level and then present them with a macro level understanding. He is amongst those journalists who depend more on their ground political awareness supplementing it with academic awareness of issues that confront the nation. Bhupendra was the Executive Editor of CNN IBN and used to host the prime time broadcast “India at 9” before turning a Consulting Editor to try his hand at new journalistic platforms. He now hosts a weekend interview show “Hot Seat” where he puts tough questions to key newsmakers. He regularly writes with columns for various English and Hindi newspapers and magazines. He also writes for several digital platforms. He lives in the national capital with his wife and two children.
Rajdeep Sardesai is an Indian news anchor and author. Sardesai is currently a consulting editor at the India Today group, and hosts India Today Television.He has 28 years of journalistic experience in print and television.He is the founder editor of the IBN 18 network which included CNN IBN,IBN 7 and IBN Lokmat.Prior to that he was the managing editor of both NDTV 24*7 and NDTV India and was responsible for overseeing the news policy for both the channels.He has also worked with The Times of India for 6 years and was city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26. His book 2014: the election that changed India is a national best seller that has been translated into half a dozen languages.
Harsha Bhogle is widely acknowledged to be not just the voice, but the face of Indian cricket. He started at a time when few Indian broadcasters were considered good enough to be on overseas networks. But he changed those perceptions, especially in Australia where in 1992 he was rated as the possessor of the “sexiest voice on radio” and in 1999 when a poll on an independent web site rated him the number one commentator for the season.His columns are widely read and a selection of those has been put together in a book called “Out of the Box”. His video blogs “Step Out with Harsha” were quite popular and he now has over a million followers on twitter. No other sports media person is half as close.He has, at various times, been in brand commercials for Pepsi, Hero Honda, Airtel, Tata-AIG, Sugar Free, Procter & Gamble (for Vicks), has done brand promotions for Vodafone, Cadbury, IBM among many others and is now a brand ambassador for Castrol and Boehringer Ingelheim (Stroke Awareness)
Suhasini Haider is currently the Strategic and Diplomatic Affairs at The Hindu.She has over 22 years of experience in Journalism and she has covered the most challenging stories and conflicts from the Indian subcontinent and beyond including Pakistan, Sri Lanka,Libya,Lebanon.She has also been the Foreign Affair Editor and prime time anchor at CNN-IBN. Her articles at The Hindu has widely covered wide range topics including Indian Foreign Policy,International Diplomacy and Global Security Challenges.She has also been awarded with Prem Bhatia Memorial Award for the best political reporting.