Commenting on his appointment, Rajesh has put out a post on the microblogging site Twitter, saying that he was excited to begin his new innings at the media start-up.
The Excitement Begins: Starting new innings @theprintindia, the media start-up that promises to redefine news and more! Watch this space!— Y P Rajesh (@yprajesh) February 1, 2016
Rajesh, who has over 23 years of experience as a journalist, was until recently, the assistant executive editor at India Today. He has also worked as associate editor at The Indian Express. Prior to that, he had stints with India Today, Reuters, Outlook, and The Week.
Dutt, too, has tweeted about Rajesh joining The Print.