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Padmapriya Govindarajan

Padmapriya Govindarajan

Padmapriya Govindarajan is a correspondent for The Diplomat, based in India.

Padmapriya Govindarajan is a correspondent for The Diplomat, based in India. She is pursuing an Integrated Masters in Development Studies and is interested in South and South East Asian Politics and International Relations.

Posts by Padmapriya Govindarajan
July 04, 2017

Indian Netizens Say #NotInMyName After Spate of Lynchings

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Enough is enough, say many Indians after lynch mobs pursue beef-eaters.

June 30, 2017

India Gears Up for Historic Goods and Services Tax Implementation

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
All eyes are on the Modi government before the implementation of India's most consequential tax reform.
June 22, 2017

Indian Farmer Protests Show No Signs of Abating

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's farmers, suffering from indebtedness, take on the government at the center and across various states.

June 21, 2017

In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Was a raid on NDTV's offices earlier this month politically motivated?

June 08, 2017

India Isn't Taking Trump's Opposition to the Paris Climate Agreement Sitting Down

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Trump's insinuation that the Paris agreement gives unfair advantage to India has drawn sharp reactions in New Delhi.

June 08, 2017

Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
In India, a national debate rages about who has the right to slaughter cattle.
June 05, 2017

How India Saw the ICJ's Stay in the Kulbhushan Jadhav Case

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
The ICJ granting a stay in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case convinced India of its righteousness.

June 05, 2017

Indian State of Jharkhand Sees A Deadly Public Lynching Incident. What Now?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
May 2017 saw disturbing instances of vigilante violence in India.

May 23, 2017

India's Debate Over Electronic Voting Machines Gains Steam

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's electronic voting machines come under scrutiny from the Aam Admi Party.

May 16, 2017

India's Supreme Court Wades Into Controversial 'Triple Talaq' Practice

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
The apex court in India takes the issue of triple talaq head-on.

May 16, 2017

Nearly 5 Years on: Lessons From India's Infamous 'Nirbhaya' Gang Rape Case

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Nearly five years after a brutal gang rape shook India, how has the Indian justice system dealt with rape?
May 08, 2017

India-Pakistan Rumblings Along Kashmir Line of Control Continue

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad persist. The question is if both sides can avoid escalation.

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