He began his career as a journalist in 1968 when he was appointed as Paris Correspondent in Times of India. Soon after returning to India in 1973, he was appointed as the Assistant Editor of Times of India. He served as the editor from 1986-1994.
He worked as an international civil servant in UNESCO, first in Bangkok and then at the organization’s headquarters in Paris.
He became the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Communication Associates (APCA), a multimedia organization active in news and current affairs on TV and in print journalism in 1994.
President Jacques Chirac awarded him the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest civilian distinction for his services to journalism.