Journalist covering human rights, women, politics and Kashmir.
Written for The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Time, The Daily Beast, GlobalPost, AOL News, The Huffington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Tribune, The Irish Times, Frontline Magazine, Economic and Political Weekly, Down to Earth, Business Today, Open Magazine, The Caravan… among others.
Besides India, I’ve reported from Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, Morocco, Haiti, Ireland, the United States as well as covered the annual United Nations climate change negotiations in Copenhagen (2009), Cancun, Durban, Doha and Warsaw.
Also worked as the New York/United Nations correspondent for the Press Trust of India–the country’s largest newswire.
Grew up in Lucknow and Delhi. Lived and worked in New York. Studied law at the National Law Institute University in Bhopal and Cambridge University. Spent two years at Columbia University’s Journalism School.