Editor Emeritus of the South-North Development MonitorSUNS  (formerly Special United Nations Service), is a veteran Indian journalist whose professional experience spans seven decades, including nine years covering the United Nations in New York and, since 1978, in Geneva closely monitoring and analyzing activities and negotiations at UNCTAD, GATT and the WTO as also the UN specialized agencies. He was formerly at the Press Trust of India, including as its Editor-in-Chief (1971-76). He is the author of Recolonization: GATT, the Uruguay Round and the Third World; The New Issues and Developing Countries; The World Trade Organization and Its Dispute Settlement System: Tilting the Balance Against the South; Developing Countries and Services Trade: Chasing a Black Cat in a Dark Room Blindfolded; The Third World in the Third Millennium CE: The Journey from Colonialism Towards Sovereign Equality and Justice; The Third World in the Third Millennium CE: The WTO – Towards Multilateral Trade or Global Corporatism?; as well as other papers and numerous articles on trade and development, finance and other issues. He was presented the Group of 77/UNDP award for TCDC/ECDC (Technical and Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries) for 1997.