news Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 05:30

The News Minute | March 8, 2015 | 12:55 pm IST

Senior journalist Vinod Mehta, founder editor of Outlook magazine, died in Delhi on Sunday. He was 72.

"Outlook Group announces with deep sadness the demise of its founder editor-in-chief and editorial chairman, Vinod Mehta, today," it said in a tweet.

He breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was admitted and died of multi-organ failure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him as a "fine journalist and writer". 

"Frank and direct in his opinions, Vinod Mehta will be remembered as a fine journalist and writer," Modi said in a message. "Condolences to his family on his demise."

Tributes are pouring in for the man from across the country.


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