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Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari is an award-winning journalist currently based in Tokyo.

Priyanka Borpujari is an award-winning journalist and was until recently based in Tokyo. She has previously reported from India, El Salvador, Indonesia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Argentina. View her work here and reach her on Twitter @Pri_Borpujari

Posts by Priyanka Borpujari
July 07, 2023

After 116 Years, Japan Raised Age of Consent for Sex to 16. What Took So Long?

By Priyanka Borpujari
Even in recent history, courts in Japan often looked at consent through a narrow lens.

August 23, 2021

Japan Looks Back at the Tokyo Olympics

By Priyanka Borpujari
The highly-controversial and expensive Tokyo Olympic Games stirred up mixed emotions among Japanese.  
January 29, 2019

A Nun’s Rape and a Priest’s Mysterious Death Jolt Catholic Church in India

By Priyanka Borpujari
Will justice be done?

January 24, 2019

India’s Trans Community Faces Continued Discrimination

By Priyanka Borpujari
A new bill puts India’s transgender population under the threat of severe discrimination.

December 06, 2018

India’s Farmers March to the Hollow Halls of Parliament

By Priyanka Borpujari
India's farmers have had enough and are making their voices heard in the nation's capital.

August 15, 2018

Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian

By Priyanka Borpujari
How India’s National Register of Citizens alienates Assam’s Bengali-speaking Muslims.
August 04, 2018

India's National Register of Citizens and Assam's Dilemma

By Priyanka Borpujari
What happens to the missing four million?

July 13, 2018

In Rajasthan, When Narendra Modi’s 'Vikaas' Needed Desperate Support

By Priyanka Borpujari
The Indian prime minister's touting of new schemes needed a little help in Rajasthan.

June 26, 2018

Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi

By Priyanka Borpujari
Violence in Thoothukudi highlights longstanding problems in India.

June 26, 2018

The Death of a Journalist in Kashmir

By Priyanka Borpujari
Shujaat Bukhari's killing casts a pall over Kashmir at a difficult time.

May 23, 2018

A Flight of Fancy: Is India Finally Taking Air Connectivity in the Northeast Seriously?

By Priyanka Borpujari
Could the BJP fly its way into a fantasy of a resource-rich Arunachal Pradesh?
May 09, 2018

Dying Young in Mumbai’s Slum Rehabilitation Camp

By Priyanka Borpujari
Mahul was supposed to be an escape from the slums. Then the sicknesses started.

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