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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
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January 03, 2017

How India's National Green Tribunal Upheld Environmental Protections in 2016

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's National Green Tribunal played an important part in several notable environmental cases in 2016.
December 30, 2016

Changes at the Top Levels of Government in Delhi

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Delhi's lieutenant governor resigned. What comes next?

December 22, 2016

India: Demonetization and Natural Disaster

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's decision to demonetize high value currency has hampered natural disaster recovery efforts in Tamil Nadu.

December 19, 2016

India's Demonetization: Can the Opposition Parties Still Stop it?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
It just became much harder to offer a concentrated takedown of demonetization.

December 09, 2016

Why Jayalalithaa Mattered For the Indian State of Tamil Nadu

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Tamil Nadu's recently deceased chief minister leaves a towering legacy behind her.
December 06, 2016

India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
What was the Indian Supreme Court thinking?

December 06, 2016

Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa, an Indian Political Giant, Dead at 68

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Tamil Nadu's "Iron Lady" passes away, leaving a titanic influence on state politics.
December 02, 2016

How Can New Delhi Solve Its Smog Problem?

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
November 2016 has been an exceptionally bad month for New Delhi, stressing the need for solutions.

November 26, 2016

A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
An October 2016 ruling by the Indian Supreme Court considerably changes a 2006 law on preventing domestic violence.

November 18, 2016

The Trouble With India’s Demonetization Gamble

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
The country is in uproar following the bold and risky move.

November 04, 2016

Border Pressure: The Dalai Lama Will Visit Arunachal Pradesh

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Will the Tibetan leader's visit to Arunachal Pradesh escalate border tensions between India and China?

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