Winner of

The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and Tata Literature Live! First Book Award (Nonfiction)

"An astonishing feat of reportage"
NPR Best Books of 2014

"Poetic... thoroughly absorbing"

The Economist

"Intense & powerful... a must-read"

The Mint

Rohini Mohan is a journalist writing on politics and human rights in South Asia. Her award-winning book, The Seasons of Trouble (2014) is a nonfiction account of three people living in postwar Sri Lanka. She is based in Bangalore, India.

Rohini Mohan

Latest reporting: 

Will Amaravati, India's most recent city being built from scratch, have space for its original residents? A video story on the dynamics of nearly 30,000 farmers giving up fertile land for the modern capital of newly divided Andhra. 

India’s desire to expel the persecuted Rohingya is motivated by an insidious combination of security paranoia, nationalist politics, and economic interests in Myanmar. Read more here.

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