Baldev is a seasoned journalist. He spent five years as editor of Panchjanya, published by RSS. In his 35-year career, he has also worked at Dainik Swadesh, Dainik Bhaskar and Amar Ujala. He was a visiting professor at Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Vishwavidyalaya. He's an ex-Chairman of National Book Trust, India and ex-HRD minister. Currently, he's the Head of Journalism and Mass Communication department at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh.