Ankit Kumar Singh is currently part of sports desk of Hindustan Times. This is his second stint in journalism having worked with Hindustan Times, Lucknow earlier. In between, he went back to his alma mater, Banaras Hindu University, to pursue higher studies after qualifying UGC NET-JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) examination. He hails from Panchgachiya village in Saharsa district of Bihar and lives cricket and Star Wars. He describes himself as a compassionate iconoclast with no concept of nation and religion.