Soumik Dutta is a freelance investigative journalist based in Kolkata and Bangalore, India, covering energy transition, environmental or green corruption, human interest, land acquisition-related conflicts and human rights violation issues.
Dutta’s writing on politics, business, crime and sports has appeared in Asian Age, the Financial Express and The Assam Tribune newspapers, the Outlook Magazine, the thirdpole.net, indiaspend.org and the Cobrapost.com, as well as The Himal Southasian (Kathmandu) and Media Voice (Chennai) magazines. His extensive coverage of the social and environmental effects of hydropower development on tribal communities in the India's Northeastern Himalayas won wide acclaim . He is also associated with Hundred Reporters Washington DC, USA as a correspondent. He is an honors graduate of the Scottish Church College of Calcutta and holds a diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication and Public Relations.