Pragya Tiwari studied law as an undergraduate and postgraduate from the UK and practiced until 2008, finally giving it up in favour of becoming a full time journalist. Then on she has been the online editor of news and investigation weekly Tehelka, editor-in-chief of The Big Indian Picture, hosted a prime time show on Cinema on NDTV Prime, and worked as an editorial consultant with a number of digital publications and magazines. Currently she writes on politics, policy and culture for various publications and is also enrolled in the Executive Masters of Public Administration course at the London School of Economics.