Josy Joseph is an investigative journalist and author. He is the founder of Confluence Media, a platform-agnostic media entity. His first book, A Feast of Vultures: The Hidden Business of Democracy in India, won the 2017 Crossword Award for the best non-fiction book. He has been awarded India’s top honours in journalism, including the Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust’s Outstanding Political Reporting of the Year Award in 2011 and the Ram Nath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award in 2013. His other works are The Silent Coup: A History of India’s Deep State and How to Subvert a Democracy: Inside India`s Deep State.