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
Outlook Group announces with deep sadness the demise of its founder Editor-in-Chief and editorial chairman, Vinod Mehta, in New Delhi, todayâ€” Outlook Magazine (@Outlookindia) March 8, 2015
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.