Rashmi Saksena is a veteran Delhi based journalist and is the Consulting Editor for The Hitavada, a 107 year old largest circulated English daily from Nagpur, Jabalpur, Raipur and Bhopal. On the editorial advisory board of India Review & Analysis, Journal of think tank Society for Policy Studies.
Rashmi Saksena, a pioneer amongst women newspersons in India joined the Hindustan Times (Delhi) in 1971 and was the third women reporter in the city. She was the first crime reporter in Delhi. She covers politics, foreign affairs and gender issues. She reported for the Telegraph from Sri Lanka, worked in the Delhi bureau of Sunday, Sunday Mail and The Week. She has won several awards for reporting.
She has authored ‘She Goes to War: Women Militants of India’, hailed as the first of its kind. Launched May 24, 2018, it has received raving reviews.