Our Contributors


Independent Journalist

Anupam Chakravartty is an independent journalist based out of Guwahati. He writes mostly issues related to environmental politics. Twitter handle: @yield82

Podcast EpisodeAnnual Assam Floods – Climate Change or Embankment Politics?
NRC in Assam – Families and children live in fear and confusion


Independent Journalist

Anumeha Yadav is an independent multimedia journalist and researcher who works on the effects of social and economic policies in rural India. She has reported for two of India's leading national dailies: The Hindu(2011-2014), and The Indian Express(2005-2007). She worked as a multimedia journalist for the news portal Scroll.in, covering labour and social policy, and reporting on rural communities. Twitter handle: @anumayhem

Podcast EpisodeIn Kashmir, doctors are unreachable, patients anxious


Independent Journalist

Manish Shandilya is an independent journalist and a translator in Patna. He has been working as a journalist with BBC Hindi for the past 6 years now and also writes for The Wire Urdu.

Podcast EpisodeGround report from Muzaffarpur, Bihar – Are litchis the only reason for AES?


Environmental and Development Journalist

Sharada Balasubramanian is an environmental and development journalist and has been covering these issues for over a decade. She won two Asian Environmental Journalism awards from Singapore Environmental Council in 2019. She also won the Prem Bhatia award for excellence in environmental reporting, 2019 and the Cushrow Irani award for environmental reporting in 2015. She has received many national and international fellowships from the UN, IUCN, DW, among others. She is on twitter at @sharadawrites.

Podcast EpisodeFarmers battle extreme weather in Andaman islands


Independent Journalist

Sowmiya Ashok is an independent journalist based in Chennai. She was the China correspondent for The Indian Express in 2019. She writes on politics, environment and climate change. She is a graduate of the political reporting programme for working journalists at Columbia Journalism School. She tweets @sowmiyashok