About Rajiv Shah

rajivLast worked as political editor of the “Times of India”, Ahmedabad, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat’s capital, Rajiv covered the state government between late 1997 and early 2013. In formal journalism since 1979, before he joined the “Times of India” as assistant editor in 1993, Rajiv was special correspondent in Moscow, covering Mikhail Gorbachev’s rise and fall between 1986 and 1993 for Delhi-based daily “Patriot” and weekly “Link.” As a prolific blogger, Shah has been associated with the Times of India’s online blogging site.

As consultant, Rajiv edits counterview.org, set up as an interactive blogging platform by a group of rights-based voluntary organizations, Janvkias, Centre for Social Justice, Dalit Shakti Kendra and Navsarjan Trust.

He is editor, www.counterview.net, a voluntary news and views site not associated or supported by any organisation.