Ashutosh is a well-known journalist, columnist, and author. He was the Managing Editor of IBN7 (2006-2014) before becoming a political activist. He joined the Aam Aadmi Party in January 2014 but resigned in June 2018 to return to journalism. His publications include Hindu Rashtra (2019), The Crown Prince, The Gladiator & The Hope: Battle for Change (2015), and Anna-13 days that awakened India (2011). He did his MA and MPhil in International Relations from JNU (after an MA in Philosophy from Allahabad University) and was awarded the prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Memorial Scholarship in 1997. He is a founding member of the Hindi news and views portal Satyahindi.com.