Abhishek Saha covers northeastern India for The Indian Express. He reported from Kashmir for the Hindustan Times from 2015-18.

Born and brought up in Guwahati, Assam, he graduated as a civil engineer from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi before switching over to journalism. He studied print journalism at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.

Saha won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for his coverage of the Kashmir unrest of 2016.

His debut book No Land’s People, a reportage-driven account of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, was published by HarperCollins in 2021.