Gurbir Singh

Gurbir Singh is a senior journalist whose career in the profession spans over three decades. He began as a journalist in 1980 by writing for various publications including Onlooker, EPW and the Indian Express, Mumbai. He went on to join Bennett, Coleman & Company’s Times of India News Service as …

Kabir Agarwal

Kabir Agarwal is a Correspondent at The Wire where he writes on the intersection of politics and economics. In the past, he has worked with The Times of India, Nivara Hakk Suraksha Samiti, and the Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy.  

Ritu Dewan

Prof. Ritu Dewan is the Vice President of the Indian Society of Labour Economics, Director, Centre for Development Research and Action, Mumbai, and the President of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (2014-17). She was, till her retirement, the first-ever woman Director of the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, …

P.K. Das

P.K. Das is popularly known as an Architect-Activist. His priority has been to establish a very close relation between architecture and people by involving them in a participatory planning process. His wide spectrum of work includes organizing slum dwellers for better living and evolving affordable housing models, engaging in policy …

Vishakha Peeyush Sharma

Born in Bhopal, the heartland of India, Vishakha Peeyush Sharma is a MBA graduate in Media Management from ISB&M (Pune). From an advertising professional to a professional writer, her journey had been dramatic, yet interesting. With her love for words and rhymes, she explored both poetry and screenwriting. Her first …

Qais Jaunpuri

Qais Jaunpuri was born in Jaunpur, a small town in Uttar Pradesh. Jaunpuri is the founder of Aao Kahen Dil Ki Baat, an initiative where people come and share their secrets in public. He has performed as a Spoken Word Artist at various platforms including Kommune, The Quill Company, inkStation, and others. …

Ayesha Aleem

Ayesha Aleem is currently an independent journalist and writer. She has been a political reporter in Washington DC, a senior correspondent for India Today in Bangalore, a business editor in Dubai and most recently, was a features writer for Conde Nast Traveller India in Mumbai. She has trained as a …

Arputharani Sengupta

Dr. Arputharani Sengupta is best known for the cultural history of ancient India. Her latest book The Silk Road Fabrics: The Stein Collection in the National Museum of India (2018) demonstrates the Cultural Revolution brought by the contact between East and West during the Greco-Scythian Kushana Dynasty in South Asia. …

Mamta Chitnis Sen

A journalist for over 15 years, Mamta Chitnis Sen has worked with reputed publications like Mid-Day and Society, and her writings and columns have been published in The Sunday Observer and The Daily.  She also worked with the Sunday Guardian and handled their Mumbai bureau for 8 years, reporting extensively on various political …

Rochelle D’Silva

Rochelle D’silva was born and raised in Bombay, but has called many places home. She returned to Bombay in 2014, after eighteen years away. She is known as a spoken word poet, and has performed on numerous stages around the world. When Home Is An Idea was her first solo …