|Biographical detail : ||Indiaís well-know journalist.
M J Akbar, founder and editor-in-chief of The Asian Age, a multi-edition daily newspaper, is a leading Indian journalist and author. After successfully launching and establishing a weekly newsmagazine, Sunday, and a daily newspaper, The Telegraph, in the Seventies and Eighties, he briefly interrupted his career in journalism, to enter the Indian parliament in 1989 as an elected representative. He returned to writing and editing in 1993.
Akbar authored Tinderbox: The past and future of Pakistan (2011), The Shade of Swords (2002), Kashmir: Behind the Vale (1991), Riot After Riot (1990), Nehru: The Making of India (1989), India: The Siege Within, Challenges to a Nationís Unity (1984) etc.