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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.

Is India's Hindu Right Getting More Assertive?
July 25, 2014
Is India's Hindu Right Getting More Assertive?
Members of a right wing Hindu party force a Muslim to eat during Ramadan.
Is India's Hindu Right Getting More Assertive?
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
July 23, 2014
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed generates more controversy than it should have.
Controversy as Indian Journalist Meets 26/11 Mastermind
Why Is India Silent on the Israeli Operation in Gaza?
July 18, 2014
Why Is India Silent on the Israeli Operation in Gaza?
India has grown closer to Israel in recent years and is thus less willing to make moral pronouncements on Palestine.
Why Is India Silent on the Israeli Operation in Gaza?
Afghanistan: On the Cusp of a Political Crisis
July 10, 2014
Afghanistan: On the Cusp of a Political Crisis
Will the failure to resolve the issue of fraudulent ballots lead to instability?
Afghanistan: On the Cusp of a Political Crisis
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
July 09, 2014
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka must come to terms with the dangers of majoritarian violence against Muslims.
The Rise of Buddhist Nationalism in Sri Lanka
Is the Indian Government Trying to Politicize Higher Education?
July 04, 2014
Is the Indian Government Trying to Politicize Higher Education?
India's new government is unusually involved in higher education. This sets a dangerous precedent.
Is the Indian Government Trying to Politicize Higher Education?
The Consequences of Linguistic Chauvinism
June 28, 2014
The Consequences of Linguistic Chauvinism
India should note the lessons of Pakistan’s failed language policy.
The Consequences of Linguistic Chauvinism
Why India’s Never in the World Cup
June 20, 2014
Why India’s Never in the World Cup
India has over a billion people, but can't find the footballers it needs to compete on the world stage.
Why India’s Never in the World Cup
How Representative Were India's Elections?
June 16, 2014
How Representative Were India's Elections?
India's 2014 elections are being regarded as a success but were they representative?
How Representative Were India's Elections?
Pakistan's Home-Made Monster: The Taliban
June 11, 2014
Pakistan's Home-Made Monster: The Taliban
The attack on Karachi International Airport demonstrates that it is long past time for Pakistan to end the Taliban.
Pakistan's Home-Made Monster: The Taliban
The Taliban Desperately Attempts to Remain Relevant in Afghanistan
June 09, 2014
The Taliban Desperately Attempts to Remain Relevant in Afghanistan
The Taliban dreads the success of democracy in Afghanistan and will do anything to stop it.
The Taliban Desperately Attempts to Remain Relevant in Afghanistan
India’s Shame: Women's Rights
June 06, 2014
India’s Shame: Women's Rights
The state of women's rights in India is deplorable.
India’s Shame: Women's Rights
Kashmir and the Question of Article 370
June 03, 2014
Kashmir and the Question of Article 370
The BJP may attempt to abrogate Article 370, at long last removing Kashmir's autonomy.
Kashmir and the Question of Article 370
Narendra Modi Inaugurated as Prime Minister of India
May 28, 2014
Narendra Modi Inaugurated as Prime Minister of India
India inaugurated Narendra Modi's government on May 26, 2014.
Narendra Modi Inaugurated as Prime Minister of India
Why Was India's Herat Consulate Attacked?
May 24, 2014
Why Was India's Herat Consulate Attacked?
India's consulate in Herat, Afghanistan was attacked. Why?
Why Was India's Herat Consulate Attacked?
Aam Aadmi Party Struggles to Remain Politically Relevant
May 23, 2014
Aam Aadmi Party Struggles to Remain Politically Relevant
Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party have to struggle to regain relevance in Indian politics.
Aam Aadmi Party Struggles to Remain Politically Relevant
Narendra Modi's Rise Results in Political Realignments in Bihar
May 20, 2014
Narendra Modi's Rise Results in Political Realignments in Bihar
With the BJP's huge electoral victory, some of India's regional parties are facing an existential crisis.
Narendra Modi's Rise Results in Political Realignments in Bihar
A New Dawn for Afghanistan?
May 19, 2014
A New Dawn for Afghanistan?
Despite political uncertainty, a new optimism is becoming evident among the people of Afghanistan.
A New Dawn for Afghanistan?
India's Congress Party Out of Power After 10 Years
May 17, 2014
India's Congress Party Out of Power After 10 Years
India's Congress Party was decimated by India's Bharatiya Janata Party, winning just shy of 50 seats in the Lok Sabha.
India's Congress Party Out of Power After 10 Years
According to India's Exit Polls, Narendra Modi is the Next Prime Minister
May 13, 2014
According to India's Exit Polls, Narendra Modi is the Next Prime Minister
Impressions from India's exit polls predict a strong victory for Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
According to India's Exit Polls, Narendra Modi is the Next Prime Minister
Is This the 'Gujarat Model' India Needs?
May 10, 2014
Is This the 'Gujarat Model' India Needs?
As Narendra Modi inches closer to the top office in India, his past raises uncertainties about his priorities.
Is This the 'Gujarat Model' India Needs?
Violence in Assam Has Pan-India Implications
May 06, 2014
Violence in Assam Has Pan-India Implications
The recent violence in Assam's Bodoland has implications for all of India.
Violence in Assam Has Pan-India Implications
Indian Elections 2014: Political Discourse Reaches a New Low
May 02, 2014
Indian Elections 2014: Political Discourse Reaches a New Low
Media and political discourse in India during the elections are growing increasingly scandalous.
Indian Elections 2014: Political Discourse Reaches a New Low
Afghanistan Between Two Candidates
April 29, 2014
Afghanistan Between Two Candidates
Afghanistan will head into a run-off vote unless the two candidates can work out a deal.
Afghanistan Between Two Candidates
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