Aged 63 is a holder of Long and Distinguished Journalist category of Parliament of India a rare decoration provided to journalists who had reported Parliament for more than 30 years
is a well known Tamil journalist having worked for Dinamani for more than fifteen years in New Delhi reporting on Tamilnadu happenings in President House, Prime Minister Office and Parliament, He is in New Delhi for the past forty years. From 1996 having got a elevation in Journalism as Chief of Bureau status with a Telugu daily VAARTHA.
Due to his political reporting-he was included as Political Commentator on Southern Political parties for Times Now TV-ND TV He is in the panel of many Hindi TV news channels to Comment on ADMK, DMK TDP etc. Traveled widely with President and Prime Minister to many foreign countries Specialized in news dispatches of Indo-Srilankan matters including banning of LTTE
has pending cases of CBI-for his scooping the Report of Justice M C Jain Commission of Inquiry into the conspiracy angle of assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. This was published - subsequently the Government ordered a CBI inquiry into the leakage of the report.
The other scoop is about Cabinet Committee Security document on Lufthansa aircraft overflying PM house-in 2003 Jaya Bachchan disqualified as Rajya Sabha MP Huawei opening a branch and their activities being monitored by Security agencies
Most recent is Suresh Kalmadi story on Commonwealth Games