Kishalay Bhattacharjee is a senior journalist who has been with broadcast television for twenty years, seventeen of which he spent at New Delhi Television (NDTV) where he was a resident editor covering conflict in India's northeast as well as in the Maoist corridor. He is a regular columnist and speaker on conflict and post-conflict situations in India.Bhattacharjee received Ramnath Goenka Award (2006-2007) for his coverage of internally displaced people, was a Panos Fellow for HIV/AIDS (2007) and also an Edward Murrow Fellow in Journalism (2006). His coverage of the abduction and rescue of two Italian tourists was nominated for the best current affairs programme by Association of International Broadcasting (AIB) Awards in 2013. He has made several documentaries, one of which, Santi, Lucy and Thoibi, was screened at international festivals in Goa and Barcelona. Kishalay Bhattacharjee was selected chair of internal security and a senior fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in 2011.