Bachi Karkaria is among India’s seniormost journalists, having created some of The Times of India’s most successful brands. She was the first Indian board member of the World Editors Forum. Her specialisations are urbanisation, gender and public health. Her deeply researched corpus of reports put her on the advisory boards of the Bill and Melinda Gates AIDS India Initiative and Global Health Strategies.
She writes two widely followed columns: the satirical `Erratica’ in the Times of India, and Giving Gyan, playing ‘Agony Aunt’ in the Mumbai Mirror. She appears regularly on television news channels, and is a media trainer in India and abroad.
Ms Karkaria’s books include the critically acclaimed bestseller, In Hot Blood: The Nanavati Case That Shook India, Dare to Dream, a best-selling biography o MS Oberoi; Mills, Molls And Moolah, Behind The Times, Mumbai Masti, The Cake That Walked, two collections of her Erratica column, and one of Giving Gyan.