Reporting on human rights & everything in between. 2016 IWMF Adelante Fellow to El Salvador. 2015 IMC Medienbotschafter Indien-Deutschland. 2012-2013 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow.
As a freelance reporter, I reflect on the perils of the job and the frightening ordeal I recently found myself in while covering an explosive story.
The upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat may be a moment of truth for Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and hundreds of smaller cities may be condemned to catastrophic annual climate events.
62-year-old Ahire identifies as a Dalit – formerly known as India’s “Untouchables”. Dalits take filthy and often dangerous jobs that have made Ahire’s life a constant struggle despite reforms pointing towards a less dim future.
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India’s free press and highlights worrying trends.
Thousands of young men have 'disappeared' in Kashmir and there have been numerous allegations of sexual assaults. But the fight for answers and justice continues.
Even in India’s courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.
Perhaps the murder of Gauri Lankesh will galvanize India's journalists to band together to continue to dissent, and stand up to the silencing of critiques, sponsored through the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as his supporters unleash terror on anyone who questions him.
India has one of the highest rates of mortality for under-five-year-olds in the world. Human milk banks offer one solution to help reduce this, by helping premature and underweight babies to survive.
“Today, I want to talk about using your body strength on the field, and we will begin by discussing our bodies as colonized spaces.”