SUNANDA K DATTA-RAY'S forty-four years in journalism span England, India, the US and Singapore. He has been editorial Consultant to the Straits Times groups of newspapers in Singapore, Editorial Consultant to the straits times groups of newspapers in Singapore, Editor-in-Residence at the East-West Center, Honolulu, editor of the statesman (Calcutta and new Delhi). His columns appear regularly in the telegraph, Business Standard and Business line and in the International Herald Tribune, and he writes essays for Time magazine.
The author of two books-Smash and Grab: Annexation of Sikkim and Bihar Shows the Way- he received the Freedom of Information Award in New Delhi in 1990. He was elected Visiting Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 2001-2002, and is now senior fellow in Nanyang Technological university's School of communication and Information, Singapore.