About Us

EmpireDiaries.com is an independent digital platform on modern-day imperialism and people’s resistance. It’s a free-access information oasis that critically looks at how modern-day ‘empires’ work and shape our lives.

WHO WE ARE…

RATNA, COFOUNDER EDITOR

Ratna is a journalist with close to two decades of experience in reporting, anchoring, and producing shows. As a TV reporter, she’s covered primetime news for many years. Ratna has worked for ABP News and has worked for Times of India and India Today, New Delhi. She has written for PARI, The Indian Express, Ananda Bazar Patrika, The Asian Age and has co-authored a book on Greece, Into The Sunset-Rediscovering Greece. She has lived and worked in Muscat and currently resides in Delhi NCR. The Kolkata-born journalist is also a documentary filmmaker. You can reach her at writetoempirediaries@gmail.com

AWBUCK QANDOE, CO-FOUNDER

Awbuck is a journalist with a national media outlet. She has over a decade of experience in the mainstream media and is also a published author. She has worked for various national news outlets. Awbuck co-founded EmpireDiaries.com with Ratna in mid-2020 at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

SABUJ KONAR, CONSULTING EDITOR

Sabuj is an multiple award-winning documentary filmmaker, editor and an academician. He has made more than 100 documentaries. He shares and vast experience in documentary filmmaking with students. He helps Empire Diaries to grow and strategise policy matter.