Hartosh Singh Bal is all set to join Caravan India as Political Editor. He will take charge from February 17, 2014. Confirming the news to exchange4media, Bal said, “Yes, I am looking forward to doing good work. The Caravan is a good magazine and they are doing good stuff.”
Announcing Bal’s movement on Twitter, Supriya Nair, Associate Editor, The Caravan tweeted: “Busy day, but best day to announce that @thecaravanindia is welcoming a brand new political editor, the great @HartoshSinghBal. Excited.”
It may be recalled that Bal had quit Open magazine, where he was Political Editor, following a row with the management in November 2013 (Open mag's Hartosh Singh Bal steps down after row with the management).
Bal is the co-author, with Gaurav Suri, of ‘A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel’, and ‘Waters Close Over Us: A Journey Along the Narmada’.