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For many in the industry, becoming a publisher of Penguin Random House would be a lifelong goal. But Chiki Sarkar, who became publisher of Penguin Random House India in 2013, walked away from a major publishing career for the uncertainty of her new publishing start-up, Juggernaut Books. PW caught with Sarkar at the...

  Here’s how the year in publishing is looking to Karthika VK, publisher and chief editor, HarperCollins India; Diya Kar Hazra, Publisher, Pan Macmillan India, and Chiki Sarkar, founder-publisher, Juggernaut. Excerpts from three conversations. On whether there’s room for all kinds of books any more: Karthika: It...

  The writer shares his literary trends for 2016, particularly placing a lot of hope on fiction, mobile publishing and translations. When I first heard about it, I was sceptical about its chances. But in a country, where there are about 160 million smartphones in use, mobile publishing looks like an extremely...

  For immediate release: 4 January 2016 Juggernaut Books has appointed Priya Ramani to be editor-at-large for their digital list. Priya is one of India’s most respected and successful features editors. She has worked at many publications including India Today, Elle, Indian Express and Reuters. A former editor of...

  Afaqs featured Juggernaut Co-founders Durga Raghunath and Chiki Sarkar in their list of ‘People in the News’ for 2015

  Former publisher of Penguin India, Chiki Sarkar, launched a publishing company called Juggernaut last week. It’s billed as a digital platform with a huge focus on the mobilephone – in addition to good old physical publishing. She’s launching it with Durga Raghunath, founder of  digital newsroom, Firstpost and...

  ‘My aim was to build the strongest, most respected publishing team in the country with the best partners and advisers in every field’ Chiki Sarkar, former publisher of Penguin India and editor-in-chief of Random House India, has set up a publishing company, Juggernaut, with Durga Raghunath, CEO and co-founder, who...

  There’s a new publishing company in town, and not everyone might know just what to make of it. It’s called Juggernaut. Like the chariot and the god. It’s been started by Chiki Sarkar, former publisher at Penguin Random House India and its earlier avatar, Penguin Books India. Juggernaut, where Sarkar is...

  Specialty retail firm Fabindia’s founder William Bissell, Infosys’ co-founder Nandan Nilekani and Boston Consulting Group India’s managing director Neeraj Aggarwal have invested an undisclosed amount in publishing startup Juggernaut. Juggernaut that formally launched operations on Tuesday said it will give...