New Delhi, Jan 9: Renowned journalist and author Shantanu Guha Ray’s third book – ‘The Target’ was released on Monday, in presence of leading luminaries Suhel Seth and Anoop Bose.
The book is about an investigative journalist’s detailed probe into a payment default crises that destroyed a visionary and one of India’s fastest growing markets.
Investigated for more than two years, ‘The Target’ is a journalist’s painstaking account of how entrepreneurship and technology led innovation—capable of breaking market monopolies and creating a new order and thousands of jobs—can also suffer at the hands of those who are actually responsible for facilitating their growth.
About the Author:
Shantanu Guha Ray is a Wharton-trained journalist with over three decades of experience, specialising in investigative, business and human interest news features. He scooped the billion-dollar coal scam in 2011, followed by the airport scandal in Delhi the following year. His investigations into the scandal over cervical cancer human trials helped him win the Laadli Award. His work on water-related issues helped him earn the Wash Award.
A recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award for excellence in journalism, he was also part of an award winning team that probed dangers of tobacco and asbestos across the world for which he won the Washington Press Club Award.
He lives in Delhi with his daughter, wife and two dogs. This is his third book. Others being Fixed! Cash and Corruption in Cricket and Mahi: The Story of India’s Most Successful Captain.