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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.

Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
July 02, 2015
Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar speaks with Ananya Azad about freedom of expression in Bangladesh.
Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
June 25, 2015
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
Afghanistan's precarious rapprochement with Pakistan is not paying dividends.
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
The Truth Behind Insurgency on the Indo-Myanmar Border
June 21, 2015
The Truth Behind Insurgency on the Indo-Myanmar Border
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar speaks with Indian journalist Rajeev Bhattacharyya about the Indian northeast.
The Truth Behind Insurgency on the Indo-Myanmar Border
International Yoga Day Sparks Controversy in India
June 20, 2015
International Yoga Day Sparks Controversy in India
The Indian government's push to spread yoga has invited controversy.
International Yoga Day Sparks Controversy in India
Chest-Thumping: India's New Political Culture?
June 16, 2015
Chest-Thumping: India's New Political Culture?
The Indian government and media have reacted poorly to the recent cross-border covert operation against insurgents in Myanmar.
Chest-Thumping: India's New Political Culture?
India's Anti-Corruption Warriors Are Losing Steam
June 12, 2015
India's Anti-Corruption Warriors Are Losing Steam
Recent events show that India's much-hyped Aam Aadmi Party is losing its steam.
India's Anti-Corruption Warriors Are Losing Steam
Militancy Strikes Back In India's Northeast
June 08, 2015
Militancy Strikes Back In India's Northeast
Recent attacks on the Indian Army in Manipur showcase the need for a new approach toward the northeast in New Delhi.
Militancy Strikes Back In India's Northeast
Modi's Systematic Clampdown on Indian Civil Society Must Stop
June 04, 2015
Modi's Systematic Clampdown on Indian Civil Society Must Stop
The Indian government is growing less tolerant of debate and dissent each day. This is immensely troubling.
Modi's Systematic Clampdown on Indian Civil Society Must Stop
Narendra Modi, Year One: A Conversation with Harish Khare
June 01, 2015
Narendra Modi, Year One: A Conversation with Harish Khare
The Diplomat speaks to Harish Khare about Narendra Modi's first year in office.
Narendra Modi, Year One: A Conversation with Harish Khare
After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
May 22, 2015
After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
Narendra Modi's first year in office showed a sharp disconnect between expectations and reality.
After One Year, India Expects Modi to Deliver
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
May 16, 2015
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
Another bloody summer awaits Afghanistan.
Talking Peace With the Taliban During the Summer Offensive
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
May 13, 2015
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
On May 12, a second deadly earthquake struck Nepal, derailing its recovery.
A Second Earthquake Tests Nepal’s Resilience
India Set to Resolve Border Dispute with Bangladesh
May 09, 2015
India Set to Resolve Border Dispute with Bangladesh
India finally resolves one of its long-standing disputes with a neighbor.
India Set to Resolve Border Dispute with Bangladesh
The India Media's PR Disaster in Nepal
May 07, 2015
The India Media's PR Disaster in Nepal
Nepal is not happy with the way the Indian media conducted itself in the wake of the great earthquake.
The India Media's PR Disaster in Nepal
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
May 02, 2015
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Nepal's path to reconstruction after it was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake won't be easy.
After Unimaginable Destruction and Misery, a Marshall Plan for Nepal?
Does Narendra Modi Need to Watch Out for India's Communists?
April 23, 2015
Does Narendra Modi Need to Watch Out for India's Communists?
India's communists may begin to play a larger role in national politics than they have in some years.
Does Narendra Modi Need to Watch Out for India's Communists?
Interview: India’s Rafale Deal
April 21, 2015
Interview: India’s Rafale Deal
The recent Rafale deal and its significance for India's relations with France.
Interview: India’s Rafale Deal
Could 6 Socialist Parties Derail Modi’s Political Hopes?
April 17, 2015
Could 6 Socialist Parties Derail Modi’s Political Hopes?
Six socialist parties have teamed up in Bihar to contest Narendra Modi’s BJP in upcoming elections.
Could 6 Socialist Parties Derail Modi’s Political Hopes?
Modi's in France, But the French Don't Seem to Care
April 10, 2015
Modi's in France, But the French Don't Seem to Care
India’s press corps have hyped up Narendra Modi’s trips. But in France, no one is batting an eye over Modi's visit.
Modi's in France, But the French Don't Seem to Care
At End of Year One, Modi Fights to Maintain His Image
April 09, 2015
At End of Year One, Modi Fights to Maintain His Image
As he celebrates the end of his first year in office, Narendra Modi fights aversion to the economic reforms he championed on the campaign trail.
At End of Year One, Modi Fights to Maintain His Image
Bangladesh’s Existential Fight Against Islamic Extremism
April 03, 2015
Bangladesh’s Existential Fight Against Islamic Extremism
Bloggers, under increasing threat from Islamists, are the last line of defense for secularism in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh’s Existential Fight Against Islamic Extremism
Death of an Idea: New Delhi's 'Common Men' Fall From Grace
April 02, 2015
Death of an Idea: New Delhi's 'Common Men' Fall From Grace
With the leadership of the organization at odds, the biggest supporters of India’s Common Man Party are defecting.
Death of an Idea: New Delhi's 'Common Men' Fall From Grace
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
March 28, 2015
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
In Afghanistan’s historic Bamiyan province, a skiing competition is showing off the country’s changing demography.
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
March 25, 2015
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
Delhi has channeled renewed energy into reviving its relationship with Islamabad. Is it worth the hassle?
India and Pakistan: Between 'Disgust' and Dialogue
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