A well-prepared process of editorial succession, which began in July 2011, has been completed in The Hindu group of publications with N. Ram stepping down as Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The Hindu, Business Line, Frontline, and Sportstar.

In consequence, Siddharth Varadarajan, Editor, The Hindu, has succeeded Mr. Ram, with effect from January 19, 2012, as Editor of The Hindu responsible for the selection of news under the Press and Registration of Books (PRB) Act of 1867.

D. Sampathkumar, Editor, Business Line, R. Vijaya Sankar, Editor, Frontline, and Nirmal Shekar, Editor, Sportstar, have taken over, with effect from January 19, 2012, as Editors responsible for the selection of news under the Press and Registration of Books (PRB) Act of 1867 in these Group publications.

K. Balaji, Managing Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd., the public limited company that brings out The Hindu group of publications, has succeeded Mr. Ram as Publisher of all our publications.

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