- N. Ram, chairman of the Hindu Publishing Group and former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu and Group Newspapers, is a political journalist. He has written on a range of socio-political subjects and specialised in investigative journalism. Along with Susan Ram, he is the biographer of the Indian writer R.K. Narayan. He is the author of Why Scams Are Here To Stay: Understanding Political Corruption in India. Honours and awards include the Padma Bhushan (for journalism), and the Press Council of India’s Raja Rammohan Roy Award.