Anshuman Tiwari

Anshuman Tiwari (born March 25, 1974) is an editor of India Today (Hindi)[6][7] at India Today Group in New Delhi. He is a former Chief of National Bureau and Associate Editor[8] of Dainik Jagran. He is Chevening Fellow of South Asia Journalism Program 2017.[2]

He has also been a fellow of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ),[9] UK financial sector study, European Union and US International Visitor Program. He has worked with Financial Times London and Dayton News Chronicle, Ohio as a part of international training.

He is an accomplished multimedia economic/political journalist, analyst, researcher and columnist in English and Hindi languages with 25 years of media experience in various capacities across leading Hindi dailies, digital news ventures and magazine.[10] He has been named one of the top 50 most prominent Hindi journalists in India.[11][12]

On 30 September 2017, his blog Arthaat was listed in the directory of "Best Hindi Blog".[13] which is released by ITB.[14] In 2017, it was re-listed as best Hindi blog for the third time.[15]

Anshuman Tiwari [1]
Photo of Anshuman Tiwari
BornUttar Pradesh, India
OccupationEditor, journalist
EducationBA, MA (double), Master's Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism
Alma materUniversity of Uttar Pradesh, India
Notable awards
  • Fellow of prestigious Chevening Fellowship (2017) of Government of United Kingdom. Studied at University of Westminster and presented paper on how media houses grappling with online comments in different parts of the world. Also worked with Financial Times London as part of field work under fellowship.[2]
  • India's top blogger: Arthaat, weekly blog in politics and economy was honoured as one of the India's most read in 2016[3]
  • Ramnath Goenka Award for Investigative Journalism[4]
  • WAN-IFRA International Award for Breaking News[5]
Years active1991–present

Life and career

Anshuman Tiwari was born on March 25, 1974[16] in Uttar Pradesh, India. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Hindi/English literature, Geography in 1988 from Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh, and got a master's degree as Master of Arts (double), Geography and Hindi Literature from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh in 1990 with a professional degree in Master's Diploma in Mass communication and Journalism in 1991 from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kanpur.

He joined the most prestigious and largest news magazine, India Today, Aaj Tak Group as an editor in New Delhi, India.[17] Previously, he was Chief of National Bureau / Chief of Bureaus / Group Input Head and Associate Editor for Dainik Jagran (India's largest Hindi daily) from 2008 to 2013. He led[18] (a digital first Hindi economic content vertical belonging to DB Corp, India second largest media conglomerate) as an editor and Vertical Head.[19]

He is a regular columnist[20] for the daily news portal Daliyo (India Today group's) in English language.[21] As a columnist in Hindi]language he wrote in weekly column Artharth/Arthaat, published in Dainik Jagran for 15 years. It is now published in a weekly feature of India Today.

He is well known as an economic analyst and journalist. He started his career as stock market correspondent at Kanpur in the early 90s. He covered various economic ministries and reported on macroeconomic, trade and financial markets in varied templates during the length of his career from correspondent to editor.

He is a distinguished investigative journalist with several far-reaching news scoops to his credit, including a three years long exposé of Delhi CWG Commonwealth Games 2012 in the position of Chief of National Bureau – Dainik Jagran[22] (November 1995 to February 2014).

In digital journalism, he has created and successfully established an innovative and exclusive multilingual digital first content vertical for Danik Bhaskar Group,[23] DB Corp.[24] It is the largest Hindi business portal and offers guidance, utility and wisdom based jargon free economic-business and investment content to aspiring readers in Hindi. Also he initiated, planned and successfully executed the digital transition of Dainik Jagran.

He is a researcher and analyst, and has presented quite a few papers at national and global fora. He regularly participates in academic workshops and seminars.

On 3 November 2018, he  published a book called Laxminama in New Delhi, India at Indira Gandhi National Center for the Art (IGNCA). The book is about monks, merchants, money, and mantra. He launched this book to make people aware of the connection of economy with reliogon.

Honours, awards and accolades

  • Recipient of India's most prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for investigative journalism[4]
  • Recipient of WAN-IFRA International award for breaking news[5]
  • US Elections 2012 Visiting Journalist Program November 2012 - Only journalist selected from India to cover US president elections for a full month. Worked with Dayton News in Ohio (US) and covered the election for print, web and social media.[25]
  • WAN-IFRA International award for breaking news June 2011 - A World Association of Newspapers award, the first for any Hindi newspaper. The awarded story was an exposé of a complimentary ticket scam in Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010.[26]
  • Alumnus of US international visitor's program, first Hindi business journalist invited by the government on a one-month study tour under international visitors' program, April 1999
  • Among top 50 most prominent journalists in India as per the recent survey conducted by the Ace media research firm, Exchange4media[27]
  • Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Award 2013 - award for contribution in Hindi journalism
  • KCK Journalism International award 2009 - Rajsthan Patrika newspaper group, a prestigious international award for special news series on financing of terror in India [28]
  • Rashtriya Arthik Hindi Patrakarita Purskar 2007 Banaras Beads limited Varanasi National award for Economic Journalism in Hindi[29]
  • India's top blogger. Arthaat, a weekly blog in politics and economy, is honoured as one of India's most read in 2016. This ranking is done by the top Indian website on blogging.[3]

Books and publications

  • Research paper on the conundrum of online comments, How to get most out of wise crowd, from University of Westminster under Chevening Fellowship[2]
  • Paper on terrorism and economy, published from Calcutta University
  • Paper - Economic Impact of Terror on South Asia[30]
  • Paper on India and China relations published from ISAS Singapore; profile carried in the collection of seminal papers[31]
  • Collection of columns published in Hindi
  • Book on India's economic history is in process
  • Laxminama - Book launched in November 2018


  1. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari, Editor - India Today (Hindi)".
  2. ^ a b c "Fellow of prestigious Chevening Fellowship (2017) of Government of United Kingdom".
  3. ^ a b "टॉप ब्लॉग्स में शामिल हुआ इस वरिष्ठ पत्रकार और संपादक का लोकप्रिय ब्लॉग 2015-2016".
  4. ^ a b "Ramnath Goenka Award for investigative journalism".
  5. ^ a b "WAN-IFRA International award for breaking news".
  6. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari Editor of India Today Hindi".
  7. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari, Editor of India Today (Hindi)".
  8. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari Chief of National Bureau and Associate Editor".
  9. ^ "Fellow of International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)".
  10. ^ "Dainik Jagran chief of national bureau".
  11. ^ "Veteran journalist Anshuman Tiwari to be new Editor of India Today".
  12. ^ "Top 50 most prominent Hindi journalists in India".
  13. ^ "Directory of Best Hindi Blogs".
  14. ^ "Releasing the 2017 edition of Best Hindi Blog Directory".
  15. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari's blog editor of 'India Today' (Hindi) got different identity".
  16. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari born in 1974".
  17. ^ "India Today, Aaj Tak Group".
  18. ^
  19. ^ "Business News Daily Hindi".
  20. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari as Columnist for Dailyo".
  21. ^ "Columnist in Daily News portal".
  22. ^ "Anshuman Tiwari Chief of National Bureau".
  23. ^ "Dainik Bhaskar".
  24. ^ "DB Crop".
  25. ^ "US Elections 2012 Visiting Journalist Program November 2012".
  26. ^ "WAN-IFRA International award for breaking news June 2011".
  27. ^ "Top 50 most prominent journalists in India".
  28. ^ "KCK Journalism International award 2009".
  29. ^ "Rashtriya Arthik Hindi Patrakarita Purskar 2007".
  30. ^ "Economic Impact of Terrorism: Case of South Asia Post 9/11".
  31. ^ "India and China relations published from ISAS Singapore".

External links

List of Indian journalists

This list of Indian journalists includes notable journalists working in India who write and speak in one of many official languages of India.

List of Indian writers

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