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Sudha Ramachandran

Sudha Ramachandran

Sudha Ramachandran is an independent journalist based in Bengaluru, India.

Sudha Ramachandran is an independent journalist based in Bengaluru, India. She writes on South Asian political and security issues and has closely followed developments in the region’s conflict zones. She is an adjunct faculty at the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai. Sudha has a doctoral degree from the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

Posts by Sudha Ramachandran
September 08, 2020

India to Build New Transshipment Terminal in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

By Sudha Ramachandran
The facility is expected to help India boost its maritime trade.

September 04, 2020

The Political Storm in Nepal Seems to Be Over – For Now

By Sudha Ramachandran
A recent truce between K.P. Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal could be temporary.
August 27, 2020

Indigenous Tribes in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands Battle Coronavirus

By Sudha Ramachandran
Contact with the outside world has cost them dearly in the past. Will they be able to survive the pandemic’s assault?

August 26, 2020

Why Bangladesh Reaches out to China

By Sudha Ramachandran
New Delhi is to blame as the Dhaka-Beijing relationship deepens.

August 19, 2020

Has India Won the Match Over the Maldives?

By Sudha Ramachandran
India recently made a $500 million infrastructure development commitment in the Maldives. But is it enough to push China out of the country?

August 13, 2020

Is Pakistan Losing Saudi Arabia?

By Sudha Ramachandran
By attempting to arm-twist Riyadh on the Kashmir issue, Islamabad is undermining relations with a long-time patron.
August 07, 2020

Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksas Rise Again

By Sudha Ramachandran
A landslide win in general elections caps off the family's political comeback. Where does Sri Lanka go from here?

July 23, 2020

China’s Bhutan Gambit

By Sudha Ramachandran
Beijing is upping the pressure for a land swap deal to settle the China-Bhutan border, in hopes of gaining an advantage over India.

June 17, 2020

Blood Spilled on the China-India Border

By Sudha Ramachandran
With dozens dead in the latest clash, Sino-Indian tensions at their highest point in decades.

May 07, 2020

India Killed Kashmir’s Top Militant Commander. What Now?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Naikoo’s elimination is a major victory at a critical time for India’s counterinsurgency forces.

April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 Catastrophe in Bangladesh

By Sudha Ramachandran
The virus risks plunging Bangladesh into social, economic, and political turmoil -- not to mention the public health crisis.
February 26, 2020

Can Kashmir’s Pandits Ever Return Home?

By Sudha Ramachandran
30 years after they were forced to flee, the return of Hindu Pandits to the Kashmir Valley remains a distant dream.

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