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Siddharthya Roy

Siddharthya Roy

Siddharthya Roy is a New Delhi-based correspondent on South Asian affairs.

Siddharthya Roy is a New Delhi-based correspondent on South Asian affairs. He’s an alumnus of the Columbia Journalism School in New York and a 2018 Pulitzer Center grantee. He’s reachable on [email protected] and tweets @siddharthyaroy

Posts by Siddharthya Roy
June 07, 2019

India’s Election: Ghosts in the Machine?

By Siddharthya Roy
Allegations of tampering with electoral voting machines are sowing seeds of discord in Indian politics.

April 26, 2019

From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter

By Siddharthya Roy and Stephanie Rose Justin
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
April 17, 2019

Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic

By Siddharthya Roy and Sayan Ghosh
As of 2018, India is home to the world’s largest number of patients suffering from tuberculosis.

March 04, 2019

The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block

By Siddharthya Roy
Unabated Islamist radicalism in the Maldives poses a unique challenge to India’s security focused foreign policy.

December 28, 2018

The Hero Bangladesh Deserves

By Siddharthya Roy
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?

December 06, 2018

India’s War on Reporting

By Siddharthya Roy
In Chhattisgarh, a 50-year-old civil war has left little room for nuance or reason.
October 01, 2018

Bangladesh: The Anatomy of a Political Arrest

By Siddharthya Roy
One man’s fate after the August protests illustrates the government’s growing paranoia.

July 03, 2018

Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine

By Siddharthya Roy
Extrajudicial killings spike in Bangladesh’s “Duterte style” drug war.

June 04, 2018

Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya

By Siddharthya Roy
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.

April 14, 2018

Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest

By Siddharthya Roy
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.

March 06, 2018

Aadhaar: India's Flawed Biometric Database

By Siddharthya Roy
Aadhaar got pwned. Why isn’t the Indian government taking Aadhaar’s exposed security flaws seriously?
January 29, 2018

Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants

By Siddharthya Roy
Akayed Ullah, a wannabe jihadist, represents a new generation of militants.

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