August 25, 2017

List of Published Works

Published Works

Features, Series, Interviews

Stalking cases on a rise. Convictions lower than ever — HT Focus, data investigation, October 2016

The Dark Web Has Gone Mainstream — HT Investigations, September 2016

Facebook Joins Kashmir Crackdown – HT Special Projects, July 2016

Till Property Do Us Part – how children are taking their aged parents to court – HT Spotlight, June 2016

Rape and the city – a three-part data driven investigation into Delhi’s trial courts dealing with rape cases. NPR picked up the series and its findings — HT, May 2016

How to become a man — Hindustan Times, August 2015
A long form non-fiction story about one transman’s struggle growing up in a lower middle class family in West Delhi and his journey towards getting sex reassignment surgeries.

Saying it explicitly: Why Indian women watch porn — Hindustan Times, August 2015
A feature about what pornography Indian women are watching, and what they would like to see more/less of in adult films. The survey was written and conducted by me. 

An interview with Swedish pornographer Erika Lust about why she thinks making porn women-friendly is important.

An interview with the former CJI on his experience with juvenile crime, his personal views on the JJA as amended.

An interview with British director Leslee Udwin

When in legal trouble, say Ram — Hindustan Times, Oct 4, 2014
A profile of senior Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani

Manu Chao: Notes from the life — The Sunday Guardian, Nov 3, 2013 and Stringer (Aus.), Nov 11, 2013
A profile of Spanish songwriter, singer and percussionist Manu Chao

Dancing with God — The Sunday Guardian, Sep 17, 2013
A look behind the scenes of the iconic Dance Ganesh Visarjan in Mumbai

One girl among many — Times of India, Jul 23 2013
An feature on an all girls NGO, Aware Girls, which operates out of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan FATA region and its founder Gulailai Ismail

News Reporting – Exclusives

Book Reviews                                             

Review: Leila by Prayaag Akbar — Hindustan Times, March 27, 2017

Review: Deep Blue Singh by Ranbir Singh Sidhu — Hindustan Times, December 8, 2017

Review: Offend, Shock, Disturb by Gautam Bhatia  — Hindustan Times,  December 03, 2016

Editing: Founder and EIC at @the.ladies.compartment (website launch in September.) Former co-founder, writer and managing editor of a lifestyle blog: Pyjama People

Hindustan Times, Dec 21, 2014

Hindustan Times, Jul 16, 2014

Asia Literary Review, Summer Issue, 2012

“The Green Thumb”
Out of Print Magazine, 2015

Asia Law: India Investor July 2008