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Sudha Ramachandran

Sudha Ramachandran

Sudha Ramachandran is South Asia editor at The Diplomat.

Sudha Ramachandran is a 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
May 31, 2023

Myanmar’s Sittwe Port Receives First Shipment From India

By Sudha Ramachandran
But will India be able to link its landlocked Northeast to the strategic port?

May 01, 2023

Medha Bisht on Understanding the China-Bhutan Boundary Dispute

By Sudha Ramachandran
“Territory is not being ceded by Bhutan. Rather, China has built a strong shi (strategic advantage) for itself by creating border infrastructure.”
May 01, 2023

Revival of Militancy in Jammu Worries India’s Security Forces

By Sudha Ramachandran
The hilly and thickly forested region facilitates insurgent activity, while its demography makes it vulnerable to communal tensions.

April 20, 2023

India Hosts Two Buddhist Conferences This Week

By Sudha Ramachandran
All eyes will be on the conference at New Delhi on April 20-21. Will the Dalai Lama attend?

April 10, 2023

Ahmad Shuja Jamal on How the US Facilitated the Taliban’s Return to Power

By Sudha Ramachandran
“The Trump administration committed, and the Biden administration gave, everything the Taliban needed [to return to power] without getting anything in return.”

April 05, 2023

Beijing Issues Third List of Chinese Names for Places in India’s Arunachal Pradesh

By Sudha Ramachandran
Is the list aimed at warning India against hosting an upcoming air combat exercise with the U.S., where Japan will participate as an observer?
March 24, 2023

Opposition Leader Rahul Gandhi Loses Seat in Indian Parliament

By Sudha Ramachandran
His disqualification is a setback to his Congress party. But can Gandhi turn things to his party's advantage?

March 20, 2023

Angshuman Choudhury on India’s Robust Engagement of Myanmar’s Junta

By Sudha Ramachandran
“The Myanmar military is not a reliable strategic partner for India.”

March 14, 2023

Disquiet Over India’s Dam Across the Dibang

By Sudha Ramachandran
In addition to power generation and flood prevention, the Dibang Multipurpose project has strategic objectives.

February 28, 2023

Is Sikh Militancy Returning to India’s Punjab State?

By Sudha Ramachandran
The meteoric rise of a self-styled radical Sikh preacher who propagates the cause of an independent Khalistan has set alarm bells ringing.

February 20, 2023

Husain Haqqani on India-Pakistan Talks

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If India and Pakistan keep emotions out of it and approach their problems logically, there is room for advancing the relationship.”
February 03, 2023

Should India Allow the Taliban Regime to Station Its Envoy in Delhi?

By Sudha Ramachandran
Allowing the Taliban to send an ambassador would amount to according to a terrorist organization a measure of recognition.

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