Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar died on 8 February 2015 after suffering from acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) at a private hospital in Delhi. He was 55.
Born in 1958, Majumdar began his career as a city reporter at The Statesman, Kolkata. He had over 26 years of experience in journalism during which he covered news related to environment, government, administration and elections throughout the country.
Majumdar had worked as national affairs editor with CNN-IBN news channel and was part of the core team that launched the channel in 2005.
In 2010, Diptosh Majumdar was appointed as editorial director as NewsX television channel. He also worked with The Telegraph, DNA dailies, The Times of India and Indian Express.