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Pratyush is a journalist and correspondent for The Diplomat based in New Delhi, India.

His interests include foreign affairs specializing in South Asia. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics.

Posts by Pratyush
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May 16, 2013

Afghan-Pakistani Border Row: A Double-Edged Sword for India

The Afghan-Pakistani border row mirrors and influences India’s border dispute with China.

May 13, 2013

India and Pakistan: Reflections on a Legacy of Political Heroes

India and Pakistan love their political heroes, from Indira Gandhi to the recent campaign by Imran Khan.

May 08, 2013

Graft: The Political Mantra for Karnataka’s Election Season

Karnataka’s state elections provide a glimpse of what to expect at India’s national polls in 2014.

April 27, 2013

Bangladesh's Rana Plaza Nightmare

Reports indicate that over 2,000 people were in the Rana Plaza building on the outskirts of Dhaka when it collapsed.

April 15, 2013

Growing India-Pakistan Trade Bodes Well for South Asia

Could an increase in India-Pakistan bilateral trade lead to a resolution of ongoing disputes?

April 12, 2013

UN Arms Treaty: A Sore Spot for India’s Military

India’s position on the UN arms treaty reveals its need for more self-sufficiency in defense.

April 06, 2013

Sri Lanka Continues to Strangle the Press

The BBC has ceased broadcasting in Sri Lanka, another sign of the deterioration of press freedom.

April 01, 2013

Maldives Faces Mounting Diplomatic Pressure Before Mohamed Nasheed Trial

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed’s trial will resume on April 4.

March 22, 2013

The Democratization of India's Foreign Policy

India’s vote for Sri Lanka to have a war crimes investigation reveals the public’s sway over foreign affairs.

March 15, 2013

A Point of No Return for the U.S.-Afghan Relationship?

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused the U.S. of working with the Taliban. A diplomatic tailspin ensues.

March 08, 2013

Indian President Visits a Tumultuous Bangladesh

For Indian head of state Pranab Mukherjee, the visit to Dhaka this week was more than symbolic.

March 01, 2013

Argo, F**k Yourself: Iran and the Oscars

Iranians are none too pleased with the depiction of their country in Ben Affleck’s Oscar-winning film Argo.

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