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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.

Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
February 11, 2016
Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
Abdul Hakim Mujahid of Afghanistan's High Peace Council discusses the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG).
Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
February 09, 2016
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
Speaking in New Delhi, Afghanistan's chief executive officer addressed a range of problems confronting the country.
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
February 03, 2016
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
A chief minister's sudden death exposes political fault lines in India's only Muslim-majority state.
Political Uncertainty Prevails in Jammu and Kashmir
Rescuing Rama From the Clutches of Hindu Fundamentalists
January 28, 2016
Rescuing Rama From the Clutches of Hindu Fundamentalists
At the Jaipur Literature Festival, experts debate the legacy of the Ramcharitmanas.
Rescuing Rama From the Clutches of Hindu Fundamentalists
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
January 21, 2016
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Two horrifying terror attacks on the same day demonstrate that current strategy against the Taliban isn't working. Time to do something about it.
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Interview: William Dalrymple
January 19, 2016
Interview: William Dalrymple
William Dalrymple on the Jaipur Literary Festival, censorship, and the politics of writing.
Interview: William Dalrymple
Talks Between India and Pakistan Postponed Until the 'Near Future'
January 15, 2016
Talks Between India and Pakistan Postponed Until the 'Near Future'
The much-heralded talks between New Delhi and Islamabad have stalled once again.
Talks Between India and Pakistan Postponed Until the 'Near Future'
Interview: Bruce Riedel
January 13, 2016
Interview: Bruce Riedel
Bruce Riedel on the forgotten crisis of the JFK administration.
Interview: Bruce Riedel
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
January 07, 2016
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
The persecution of one of Afghanistan’s most popular actors demonstrates the current state of culture in Afghanistan.
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
January 06, 2016
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
This is only the latest attempt by radical groups to destabilize talks between Delhi and Islamabad. Will they succeed?
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
What to Expect out of the BJP in India in 2016
January 04, 2016
What to Expect out of the BJP in India in 2016
The BJP looks set to continue its sectarian policies in India. This is bad news.
What to Expect out of the BJP in India in 2016
Modi’s Pakistan Trip: A Political Stunt or Considered Diplomacy?
December 29, 2015
Modi’s Pakistan Trip: A Political Stunt or Considered Diplomacy?
What was behind Narendra Modi's foreign policy stunt in Lahore?
Modi’s Pakistan Trip: A Political Stunt or Considered Diplomacy?
Can a Court Case Resurrect the Congress Party in India?
December 24, 2015
Can a Court Case Resurrect the Congress Party in India?
The Grand Old Party of Indian politics is trying to revitalize itself during a controversial court case against it.
Can a Court Case Resurrect the Congress Party in India?
Desperation Rules Afghanistan
December 10, 2015
Desperation Rules Afghanistan
Young Afghans are being forced to flee the country in search of a better life.
Desperation Rules Afghanistan
Selfies with Modi: Is the Indian Press Shirking its Democratic Responsibility?
December 03, 2015
Selfies with Modi: Is the Indian Press Shirking its Democratic Responsibility?
What is happening to the Indian Fourth Estate?
Selfies with Modi: Is the Indian Press Shirking its Democratic Responsibility?
The Battle of Kohima and Indian Historical Consciousness
November 29, 2015
The Battle of Kohima and Indian Historical Consciousness
The Battle of Kohima saw northeast India emerge as a decisive battlefield in the Second World War.
The Battle of Kohima and Indian Historical Consciousness
What Is the State of Afghanistan's Relationship with India?
November 25, 2015
What Is the State of Afghanistan's Relationship with India?
The Diplomat speaks to Afghanistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister on Kabul’s relations with New Delhi and Islamabad.
What Is the State of Afghanistan's Relationship with India?
After ISIS Killings, Afghans Protest
November 14, 2015
After ISIS Killings, Afghans Protest
A large demonstration on Wednesday shows that Afghans are united in their anger against both insurgents, and their own government.
After ISIS Killings, Afghans Protest
Bihar Says No to the BJP: What Now?
November 10, 2015
Bihar Says No to the BJP: What Now?
After his party lost the important state election in Bihar, big trouble for Narendra Modi’s government.
Bihar Says No to the BJP: What Now?
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
November 06, 2015
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
The Maldives announced a 30-day state of emergency after seizing a weapons cache on one of the country’s islands.
Paradise in Turmoil: What's Next for the Maldives?
Bangladesh’s Terrorist Problem
November 05, 2015
Bangladesh’s Terrorist Problem
A string of recent attacks against liberal writers demonstrate that the country is also struggling with an extremist fringe.
Bangladesh’s Terrorist Problem
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
October 22, 2015
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
The killing of a popular writer is the latest of Hindu extremist attacks. Why isn’t the government doing something about it?
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
A Conversation with a Survivor of the US Airstrike on Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz
October 21, 2015
A Conversation with a Survivor of the US Airstrike on Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar speaks with a survivor of the U.S. airstrike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
A Conversation with a Survivor of the US Airstrike on Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz
Young Afghans Come Together to Prevent 'Brain Drain'
October 15, 2015
Young Afghans Come Together to Prevent 'Brain Drain'
A group of young Afghans tries to stop their educated compatriots from migrating to Europe.
Young Afghans Come Together to Prevent 'Brain Drain'
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