Since 2004, I work for The Hindu in Mumbai India as deputy bureau chief. I have been a journalist since 1984 and have worked with various publications including The Times of India, Mumbai. My interests are in the field of environment, health, politics and communal issues. I have worked on various fellowships on water, employment schemes, prostitution, development and agriculture. I have written a book on Organic Farming in India and a collection of articles on prostitution has been published by Books for Change along with Sharmila Joshi.