Citizens For Change Foundation

Distinguished Advisor

Shri. Rasheed Kidwai

Formerly associate editor at The Telegraph, Calcutta. Earlier worked with The Asian Age, Asian News International (ANI) and National Herald...

Writes extensively on community relations

Advisor, Kalinga Literary Festival [KLF]

Political analyst with some leading Indian TV news channels - News 18, ABP News, Aajtak, Times Now, ETNow, India TV.

Speaker, moderator and participant at various literary festivals.

Columnist with Network 18,,AAjtak-India Today, The Tribune, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, Mumbai Mirror, ABP News, TheWire, and author of: Neta Abhineta: Bollywood Star Power in Indian Politics (Hachette)

Ballot: Ten Elections that shaped Indian Democracy (Hachette, 2018).

Sonia –A Biography” (Penguin 2011, 2009 & 2003) an unauthorized and independent biography of Sonia Gandhi, best seller, translated into eight Indian languages. 24 Akbar Road (Hachette Books India 2011, 2013) This book tracks the story of the contemporary Congress

Written a series on 14 prime ministers of India. Book in Hindi ready for publication


1989-90 Leicester University, UK

M.A.. Mass communication research

Graduated in humanities 1986-89 from St.Stephen’s College, Delhi