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Anuradha Sharma

Anuradha Sharma

Anuradha Sharma is a Calcutta-based independent journalist. She writes on politics and culture.

Anuradha Sharma is a Calcutta-based independent journalist. She writes on politics and culture. Formerly, she was with The Telegraph (India) and The Economic Times.Her articles have appeared in the New York Times (India Ink blog), the Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Nikkei Asian Review, Forbes India magazine, and many other print and online publications.

She was a Thomson Reuters fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, in 2013 and International Journalists’ Programme (Asia) fellow, Berlin, in 2010.

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Posts by Anuradha Sharma
January 25, 2017

Rasheed Kidwai on the Pitfalls of the Gandhi Dynasty

By Anuradha Sharma
Rahul Gandhi is set to fill in his mother’s shoes as head of India’s main opposition party. But should he?

December 01, 2016

If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?

By Anuradha Sharma
If it was about going digital, what was the hurry to demonetize?
October 24, 2016

Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business

By Anuradha Sharma
"Nation comes first." A new euphemistic refrain emerges in India.

October 05, 2016

TV Anchors and Lynch Mobs: Interview With Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

By Anuradha Sharma
A look at the state of Indian media today.

September 27, 2016

Enough Is Enough: Modi Must Reign in India's Cow Vigilantes

By Anuradha Sharma
Narendra Modi's government must rein in cow vigilantism before things go too far.

August 31, 2016

India Must Tread Cautiously on Surrogacy Law

By Anuradha Sharma
India's new surrogacy bill attempts to legislate morality, while the women at risk may not see benefits.
August 23, 2016

India's Iron Lady: A Lonely Fight Against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act

By Anuradha Sharma
Irom Sharmila's hunger strike was doomed by apathy from the government and the people alike.

August 11, 2016

Life in an Indian Police State

By Anuradha Sharma
An interview with Shubhranshu Choudhary, a journalist in Chhattisgarh at the epicenter of the Maoist guerrilla war.

June 10, 2016

Interview: India’s Soft Power

By Anuradha Sharma and Vishal Arora
An interview with Professor Daya Kishan Thussu

August 21, 2014

Interview: Ruchira Gupta

By Anuradha Sharma
Emmy-winning filmmaker and activist Ruchira Gupta on the fight against trafficking and rape in India.

April 07, 2014

Interview: Lobsang Sangay

By Anuradha Sharma
The Diplomat speaks with the prime minister of Tibetans in exile.
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