MUMBAI: Two months after joining the India Today group, Shekhar Gupta has decided to relinquish his duties as vice chairman of India Today group and editor in chief of news properties. He will now be the editorial advisor to India Today Group.
Meanwhile, India Today Group chairman Aroon Purie will resume responsibilities of editor-in-chief. In an official statement, Poorie says, “Shekhar has spent the last two months getting to know the organization, and we him. After much thought and discussion, we have decided to restructure our arrangement to our mutual benefit.”
Gupta will pursue his creative and entrepreneurial interests. His column, ‘National Interest’, will continue to be published along with other articles that he will pen exclusively for the India Today magazine. He will support the group as a sounding board, critic and mentor and will attend the India Today weekly news meetings to brainstorm with the team.