Malini Parthasarathy is an Indian journalist, who was formerly editor of The Hindu and is currently the co-chairperson of The Hindu Group’s Publishing Company, THG Publishing Private Limited, formed from the de-merger of Kasturi & Sons Limited’s publishing business. . Parthasarathy replaced N. Ravi for the position of editor. She resigned from the post on January 5, 2016.
Parthasarathy completed a Ph.D. in 2008 from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has an M.S. in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in history from Stella Maris College in Chennai. After graduating from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, she took up various roles in reporting, editorial with The Hindu and served as executive editor of the newspaper until June 20, 2011. Parthasarathy became the editor of the paper on 21 October 2013. She was also director of The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy.
During her tenure as the editor of the newspaper, she launched the Mumbai edition of The Hindu on November 28, 2015.