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Siddharthya Roy

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

From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
April 26, 2019
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.
From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic
April 17, 2019
Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic
As of 2018, India is home to the world’s largest number of patients suffering from tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
March 04, 2019
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
Unabated Islamist radicalism in the Maldives poses a unique challenge to India’s security focused foreign policy.
The Maldives: The New Kid on the Islamist Block
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
December 28, 2018
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
India’s War on Reporting
December 06, 2018
India’s War on Reporting
In Chhattisgarh, a 50-year-old civil war has left little room for nuance or reason.
India’s War on Reporting
Bangladesh: The Anatomy of a Political Arrest
October 01, 2018
Bangladesh: The Anatomy of a Political Arrest
One man’s fate after the August protests illustrates the government’s growing paranoia.
Bangladesh: The Anatomy of a Political Arrest
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
July 03, 2018
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
Extrajudicial killings spike in Bangladesh’s “Duterte style” drug war.
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
June 04, 2018
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
April 14, 2018
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
Aadhaar: India's Flawed Biometric Database
March 06, 2018
Aadhaar: India's Flawed Biometric Database
Aadhaar got pwned. Why isn’t the Indian government taking Aadhaar’s exposed security flaws seriously?
Aadhaar: India's Flawed Biometric Database
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
January 29, 2018
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Akayed Ullah, a wannabe jihadist, represents a new generation of militants.
Bangladesh's New Generation of Militants
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
September 21, 2017
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
A political analysis of the long-running conflict.
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
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