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Sanjay Kumar
Sanjay Kumar

He worked as a reporter and producer with a leading TV news agency, ANI, for five years where he covered conflict in India’s northeast.

How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
April 18, 2014
How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
Never before has a prospective Indian Prime Minister polarized so many. Can Narendra Modi address his past?
How Long Can Narendra Modi Evade Questions?
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
April 14, 2014
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Initial results suggest that Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead in Afghanistan's presidential election.
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
April 09, 2014
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
Afghanistan's election results aren't out yet but we know who certainly lost the election: the Taliban.
Afghanistan Votes Against the Taliban
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
April 04, 2014
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
The Diplomat's correspondent Sanjay Kumar reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
Deserted Streets and Shops Reveal Anxiety in Kabul
April 02, 2014
Deserted Streets and Shops Reveal Anxiety in Kabul
In the run-up to the Afghan elections, deserted streets and shops in Kabul speak to a tense and anxious populace.
Deserted Streets and Shops Reveal Anxiety in Kabul
Politics in Bihar: Between Old and New
March 27, 2014
Politics in Bihar: Between Old and New
Bihar's struggle: while people yearn for change the ruling class and political parties want to thrive on the status quo.
Politics in Bihar: Between Old and New
Interview with Reza Aslan
March 27, 2014
Interview with Reza Aslan
The Diplomat speaks with scholar and writer Reza Aslan.
Interview with Reza Aslan
Implosion: Cataloguing Modern India
March 17, 2014
Implosion: Cataloguing Modern India
Is India's national narrative fundamentally one of decay or of hope?
Implosion: Cataloguing Modern India
Maoists Attack Indian Police in Chhattisgarh
March 12, 2014
Maoists Attack Indian Police in Chhattisgarh
A recent attack by Maoists in India raises anxiety ahead of the country's general elections.
Maoists Attack Indian Police in Chhattisgarh
What Does It Mean to Be a Kashmiri in India
March 07, 2014
What Does It Mean to Be a Kashmiri in India
India's nationalist narrative has created a troubled relationship between Kashmiris and the rest of the country.
What Does It Mean to Be a Kashmiri in India
India Sets Dates for 2014 General Election
March 06, 2014
India Sets Dates for 2014 General Election
India has set a date for its 2014 general elections.
India Sets Dates for 2014 General Election
India: Drawn To The Shanghai Cooperation Organization
February 27, 2014
India: Drawn To The Shanghai Cooperation Organization
A recent visit by the Secretary-General of the SCO to India highlights the latter's interest in joining the SCO.
India: Drawn To The Shanghai Cooperation Organization
India Adds A 29th State
February 22, 2014
India Adds A 29th State
India voted to create a 29th state with important political and demographic consequences.
India Adds A 29th State
Husain Haqqani
February 21, 2014
Husain Haqqani
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar speaks with former Pakistan ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani about his book Magnificent Delusions, the state of Pakistan, and its complex relations with India, Afghanistan, and the United States.
Husain Haqqani
India's Shrinking Liberal Space
February 19, 2014
India's Shrinking Liberal Space
Penguin India's decision to ban a book demonstrates the growing influence of illiberal elements in Indian society.
India's Shrinking Liberal Space
Kejriwal Resigns In New Delhi: What Next For the AAP?
February 15, 2014
Kejriwal Resigns In New Delhi: What Next For the AAP?
Arvind Kejriwal's decision to resign as Chief Minister throws the future of the AAP into flux.
Kejriwal Resigns In New Delhi: What Next For the AAP?
Talking To The Taliban: A Futile Pursuit?
February 07, 2014
Talking To The Taliban: A Futile Pursuit?
Is the Pakistani government speaking to the Taliban a positive development or a waste of time?
Talking To The Taliban: A Futile Pursuit?
Medievalism in Modern India
February 05, 2014
Medievalism in Modern India
India's economy might be growing, but its society has major problems.
Medievalism in Modern India
Death of a Restaurant or of Hope in Kabul?
January 31, 2014
Death of a Restaurant or of Hope in Kabul?
A bombing at a restaurant in Kabul speaks volumes about Afghanistan's future.
Death of a Restaurant or of Hope in Kabul?
Rahul Gandhi's First Television Interview: Mixed Impressions
January 29, 2014
Rahul Gandhi's First Television Interview: Mixed Impressions
Rahul Gandhi's first major TV appearance sends mixed signals to Indian voters.
Rahul Gandhi's First Television Interview: Mixed Impressions
Kejriwal’s Antics Cost Him His Honeymoon With The People
January 23, 2014
Kejriwal’s Antics Cost Him His Honeymoon With The People
Is Arvind Kejriwal not ready to lead New Delhi? His preference for protests over governance indicates as much.
Kejriwal’s Antics Cost Him His Honeymoon With The People
Battle Lines Drawn for India's 2014 Parliamentary Elections
January 22, 2014
Battle Lines Drawn for India's 2014 Parliamentary Elections
As India gears up for parliamentary elections, what can voters expect?
Battle Lines Drawn for India's 2014 Parliamentary Elections
Islamic Fundamentalists Terrorize Minorities in Bangladesh
January 15, 2014
Islamic Fundamentalists Terrorize Minorities in Bangladesh
Bangladesh's minorities have suffered a series of rapes, arson and vandalism at the hands of Jamaat-e-Islami.
Islamic Fundamentalists Terrorize Minorities in Bangladesh
Kavita Krishnan
January 09, 2014
Kavita Krishnan
Kavita Krishnan is not a household name in India, but she is a ubiquitous presence wherever there is a fight for women’s rights or a need to give a voice to the downtrodden and underprivileged.
Kavita Krishnan
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