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Father: Suresh Bhaskaran
Age: 27 Years
Religion: Hinduism

Nidhi Suresh

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Associated WithNewslaundry
DesignationNews Reporter at Newslaundry
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 February 1995 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2022) 27 Years
Zodiac signAquarius
SchoolSt. Francis High School, Kerala
College/University• Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bengaluru (2013)
• Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru (2014-2017)
• Utrecht University in Utrecht, Netherlands (2018-2019)
Educational Qualification [1]Nidhi Suresh - LinkedIn• Pursued Diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media, Dance at Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts
• Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies from Mount Carmel College
• Earned a master’s degree in Conflict Studies and Human rights from Utrecht University
ReligionHinduism [2]Newslaundry - YouTube
Food HabitVegetarian [3]Nidhi Suresh - Instagram
TattooNear left shoulder
Nidhi Suresh - Tattoo
ControversyCharged by UP police - on a complaint by News18 journalist Deep Srivatsava - for an allegedly defamatory post: Reportedly, Deep Srivatsava filed a complaint against Nidhi Suresh after she reported a case about a Hindu woman from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who converted to Islam and adopted the name Ayesha Alvi. [4]The News Minute According to sources, Ayesha claimed that her decision to accept Islam was being opposed by the media; moreover, she added that she was receiving threatening calls from a specific number and the caller extorted money from her. Following the incident, Ayesha Alvi filed a petition to the Delhi High Court. The petition stated,
"The first mobile call that I received was from 063******** and when he came he threatened that he will publish the news about my conversion and that I would get arrested and he demanded money from me and when we denied he threatened again. Thereafter he forcefully took 20 thousand rupees from us." [5]The News Minute All these claims were mentioned in Nidhi's reports. [6]The News Media According to the media, when Nidhi tried to contact the person behind the threat calls, the receiver mentioned himself as Deep Srivatsava, a reporter at News 18, though Deep Srivatsava refused the allegations against him and denied receiving extorted money from Ayesha Alvi. [7]The News Minute Reportedly, the FIR was registered under Sections 500 (punishment for defamation) and 501 (printing and engraving any matter that is known to be defamatory) of the Indian Penal Code by Sadar Bazar police in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh for the tweet shared by Nidhi about the same. [8]The News Minute
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Suresh Bhaskaran (Managing Director at Kostal Group)
Nidhi Suresh with her father, Suresh Bhaskaran
Mother- Sandhya Suresh [9]Sandhya Suresh - Facebook
Nidhi Suresh with her mother, Sandhya Suresh
Beverage(s)Chai and filter coffee

Nidhi Suresh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nidhi Suresh

  • Nidhi Suresh is an Indian journalist associated with Newslaundary. She is known for covering issues like crimes, gender inequality, and human rights violations, especially in the North Indian states of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
  • As a kid, Nidhi used to wear her mother’s saree. [10]Nidhi Suresh – Instagram

    Childhood picture of Nidhi Suresh wearing her mother's saree

    Childhood picture of Nidhi Suresh wearing her mother’s saree

  • Apart from pursuing studies in journalism, Nidhi holds a diploma in Movement Arts and Mixed Media, Dance. [11]Nidhi Suresh – LinkedIn
  • Nidhi revealed through a post on social media that she liked to write and tell stories, but she did not plan to enter the profession of journalism till her graduation. [12]Nidhi Suresh – Instagram
  • In an interview in 2021, Nidhi revealed that she faced language barriers while ground reporting during the initial period of her career. [13]Newslaundry – YouTube
  • Nidhi Suresh revealed that she used to dance to Bollywood songs that her mother translated for her, and that is how she learned the Hindi language. [14]Newslaundry – YouTube
  • Nidhi is fluent in Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi languages.
  • In an interview, Nidhi revealed that Svetlana Alexievich’s work influenced her; [15]Newslaundry – YouTube Svetlana Alexievich is a Belarusian investigative journalist, essayist and oral historian, and she usually writes in the Russian language.
  • Nidhi Suresh has worked as one of the investigators for a documentary titled ‘India’s Rape Scandal,’ investigated and reported by Ramita Navai, which unfolds the suppressed rape cases in India, especially by the individuals in power. The documentary was nominated for a Rose d’Or Award and titled one of the top 10 television programmes of 2021 by ‘The Observer,’ a Sunday newspaper published in Britain. [16]Stylist

    From left - Nidhi Suresh, Ramita Navai, and Neeraj Kumar, cousin of the (deceased) victim of 'Dalit rape case ' Manisha Valmiki - Picture from the grounds of 'India's Rape Scandal'

    From left – Nidhi Suresh, Ramita Navai, and Neeraj Kumar, cousin of the (deceased) victim of ‘Dalit rape case ‘ Manisha Valmiki – Picture from the ground reporting of ‘India’s Rape Scandal’

  • Through a post on social media, Nidhi revealed that she once had to take therapy in 2021 in consideration of the fact that she was going through sentimental and psychological issues while reporting various kinds of disturbing cases. While recalling her experience, Nidhi said,

    Firstly, I am under no delusion that I can find a way for the profession to not affect me. It affects me quite deeply and to work efficiently, I think it is important to be affected to certain extent. It shows you care. But I also think it is important to be a sustainable and eco friendly journalist. Due to the erratic and emotionally draining nature of the profession, a lot of journalists tend to have disruptive personal lives. I find that damaging not just to oneself but also to your immediate ecosystem of people. To me that lifestyle is neither sustainable for oneself as a professional nor is it fair to your circle of loved ones. For the last one year, I have been regularly going for therapy. Apart from that I try to be diligent about mundane but important habits like working out regularly, paying attention to my food, making time to do fun things and to ensure that I am not constantly drowning in my own thoughts.” [17]Nidhi Suresh – Instagram

  • Nidhi Suresh is fondly called ‘Motte’ by her friends and family members. [18]Nidhi Suresh – Facebook
  • Nidhi is an avid animal lover, and she often shares pictures of her pet dog on social media.