Ajay Krishnan - Contributing Editor, FiftyTwo.in

ajay krishnan

Ajay Krishnan is an independent writer and editor who currently lives in Bengaluru.

Stories ajay has worked on

The Dig - Sowmiya Ashok; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah on FiftyTwo.in
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The Dig

The Keeladi excavations may alter the world’s ideas about the earliest Indians. But progress hasn’t been smooth for one of the country’s most sensational archaeological projects.
02 Apr 21
Hathi by Supriya Roychoudhury; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah for FiftyTwo.in
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Hathi

Millions suffered through terror and upheaval in the turbulent years following the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. One of them was a baby elephant from India.
16 Apr 21
Coupling by Joshua Muyiwa; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah on FiftyTwo.in
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Coupling

Stories from the spectrum of queer marriage in India, beyond the pale of law and identity.
23 Apr 21
The Knife by Leena Reghunath; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah for FiftyTwo.in
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The Knife

Firebrand revolutionary, renowned administrator, betrayed communist icon. K.R. Gouri will go down in history as one of the tallest leaders of her time and place.
11 May 21
The Testimony by Monica Jha; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah for FiftyTwo.in
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The Testimony

Hundreds of children from Bihar's Gaya district had been trafficked to Jaipur's bangle workshops. Then, a group of boys escaped against all odds.
28 May 21
Scales by Kamakshi Ayyar; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah on FiftyTwo.in
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Scales

Over 50,000 Indians die of snakebite every year. We know how to save these lives—but producing the cure is easier said than done.
04 Jun 21
Hi, Dear by Rega; Illustration by Akshaya Zachariah for FiftyTwo.in
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Hi, Dear

The internet was meant to transform how India falls in love. Instead, it revolutionised how we creep each other out.
16 Jul 21