Ajith Pillai has been a journalist for over 30 years.

He has reported out of Bombay, Chennai, Delhi, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Kashmir on a wide range of events related to politics, crime, conflict and social change.

He was associated with publications like The Sunday Observer, The Indian Post, The Week, The Pioneer, India Today and Outlook. He was part of the team that launched Outlook, He was the magazine’s Senior Editor when he quit in 2012.

He is currently Executive Editor with India Legal.

Ajith’s book “Off The Record– Inside Stories from a Reporter’s Diary” was published by Hachette in 2014. It received its share of critical praise for the author’s crisp and witty narrative style. It is being translated into Kannada.