Senior Journalist and former Editor of The Hindu, Siddharth Varadarajan, launched his website, The Wire. The website was launched recently and will cover different aspects of the news genre such as politics, economy, science, law and news around the world.
With the online consumption going up every day, the website looks as a viable option to come up with. Sidharth Bhatia is also the Founding Editor of The Wire. He is a journalist and writer based in Mumbai. He was among the editors who launched DNA in 2005 and managed its editorial and opinion section. He writes on politics, society and culture. An Associate Press Fellow of Wolfson College and Cambridge University, Bhatia’s last book was India Psychedelic, the story of a Rocking Generation.
There are other contributors to the website namely Shobhan Saxena, Gautam Bhatia, Beena Sarwar.
Raghu Karnad is also the contributing Editor of The Wire. He has been a magazine editor, a reporter and is the author of Farthest Field, an account of India’s Second World War.
Announcing the website, Siddharth Vardarajan tweeted, “Ok folks, @thewire_in, our new media initiative, is finally live. Please go to thewire.in now!”