Indrani Basu is an Indian freelance journalist based in the Washington DC metro area. She has worked as a reporter and then an editor for almost a decade, reporting and producing investigative stories on government policy, criminal justice, urban development and environment in India. Most recently she was the news and politics editor at HuffPost India, which she helped launch in 2014. Before that, she worked for the largest English-language newspaper in India, The Times of India, where she was a senior correspondent focusing on deep investigations and enterprise reporting. She has a masters degree from Columbia Journalism School, where she graduated with honors.