Rajesh Singh is the co-author of the widely acclaimed book, Iconic Indians: 75 Extraordinary Individuals Who Inspired the Country. His other works include Baahubalis of Indian Politics: From Bullet to Ballot and Portraits of Hindutva: From Harappa to Ayodhya. He has also written three fiction thrillers: The Viper, The K Conspiracy and The Indian Pope. A freelance analyst of politics, governance and public affairs, he has contributed articles to think-tanks like the prestigious Vivekananda International Foundation. He has written on politics and governance for media platforms such as ABP News, Wion and PGurus. He had a nine-year stint with the Delhi-based The Pioneer, first as deputy national bureau chief and later as opinion editor. Earlier, he practiced journalism in Goa for close to two decades, contributing to leading publications. Rajesh Singh served as media advisor to the late Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in 2002–03.