M.J. Akbar is an Indian author, journalist, and national spokesperson of the BJP. He has served as an editor-in-chief at The Deccan Chronicle and also held the position of Editorial Director at India Today. M.J. Akbar founded the Indian newspaper named Asian Age and also launched a weekly newspaper named The Sunday Guardian. He currently works as an Editor-in-Chief at The Sunday Guardian. He has authored books, notable among them being Nehru: The Making Of India, Blood Brothers and India: The Siege Within.