Mohammad Zeyaul HAQUE

Ta'awun Trust IOS and Ta'awun Trust in the scenario of Indias growing NGO movement
  • I jointed The Pioneer, a major newspaper of the 20th century, in the mid70s as a trainee reporter-cum-sub-editor. This newspaper had the distinction of having produced some of the best editors in the country. Winston Churchill, who went on to become the prime minister of Britain, was one of its reporters during the Crimmean War; Rudyard Kipling, the Nobel laureate, was an assistant editor.
  • I moved on to National Herald at Lucknow as a political reporter. This newspaper was established by Jawaharlal Nehru and run by his family and their associates. In 1984 I moved on to The Times of India where I had a desk job, my responsibility being bringing out the daily edition with the assistance of my colleagues.
  • In 1989, I went back to National Herald for a brief period to look after news operations.
  • I also trained journalism students at the AJ Kidwai Institute of Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (2003-2005).
  • I have, of late, been editing books, writing commissioned articles and coordinating the production of reference books.