Editor - International Affairs, The Daily Milap
Rishi Suri is a senior editor convening international affairs at The Daily Milap, India’s oldest and largest circulated Urdu daily newspaper. He is an internationally recognised journalist known for his strong views and opinions on global politics and diplomacy. His interviews with various international personalities and heads of states and his articles on different subjects in the Middle East have been widely acclaimed and appreciated. Rishi is a certified diplomatic correspondent accredited by the Ministry of External Affairs in India and has been part of various international delegations and programs like the International Visitor Leadership program run by the State Department of the United States of America. He is a Fellow (Media) with the Australia India Council and also plays and active role on the steering committee of the Australia India Youth Dialogue. Rishi is also a Chevening scholar since 2013.
Apart from being an Editor, Rishi also plays an administrative role in the publication, being part of the fourth generation of the family running the newspaper, started on the 13th of April, 1923 by Mahashay Khusal Chand Ji, later known as Mahatma Anand Swami Saraswati in Lahore (now in Pakistan). The Daily Milap was a social reformist newspaper and an instrument of social change while fighting tooth and nail for the freedom of the country. Gradually through the love of the people, Milap grew and prospered and even in its current functioning carries with it many values which it has stood for over the years. It is this lineage which has greatly contributed to Rishi’s knowledge, personality and development of his thought process.