Saurav Jha

Saurav Jha is a commentator on economics, energy and security. His first book, The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power, was published by HarperCollins in March 2010 to favourable reviews, and was translated into several Indian languages. Jha has written for publications such as Le Monde Diplomatique, World Politics Review, The Diplomat, as well as national dailies such as Deccan Herald, The Telegraph and Hindustan Times. An alumnus of Presidency Collge, Kolkata and JNU, Jha’s second book The Heat and Dust Project: the Broke Couple’s Guide to Bharat, co-written with wife Devapriya Roy, was published in May 2015 and became a bestseller. It chronicles the story of travelling through India on local buses “on a very very tight budget”. Currently Jha is writing a non-fiction book called The Nexus, about the nexus between energy, food and water and its impact on economic growth. In 2017, he founded the website Delhi Defence Review and has recently been voted as the best defence expert/ journalist.

Delhi, India