How India’s Welfare Revolution is Starving Citizens
Newyorker.com | Dispatch | 1797 words | A story about technology and welfare from the state of Jharkhand.
India Loves Data but Fails to Protect it
The New York Times | Op-ed | When the government is a tech company and there’s no customer service in sight.
The Year of ‘Love Jihad’ in India
Newyorker.com | Dispatch | 1932 words | The story of Hadiya, fundamental rights, and a religious crisis roiling India.
The Inside Story of Facebook’s Biggest Setback
The Guardian | The Long Read | 5563 words | The social network had a grand plan to connect millions of Indians to the internet. How it all went wrong.
‘We don’t need IT here’: the inside story of India’s smart city gold rush
The Guardian | Dispatch | 3214 words | How consultants dealt with the reality beyond the gloss of smart cities.
The Rise of a Yoga Tycoon in Hindu India
Reuters | Special Report | 3092 words |An investigation into the role of money and politics in Baba Ramdev’s rise.
Beyond the Boundary
The Caravan | Profile | 9680 words | How N Srinivasan became cricket’s big kahuna. | Awards: 1) Sports writing, The Ramnath Goenka Award, November 2015; 2) Sports writing, The Red Ink Award, May 2015.
Peepli Project | Dispatch | 3555 words | How land was acquired for the Navi Mumbai International Airport.
The Caravan | Investigation | 9996 words | Why India’s bridges are collapsing.
The Network Effect
The Caravan | Investigation | 11594 words | What happened when one of India’s largest conglomerates bought out the country’s largest media network.
Foreign Policy | Dispatch | 2652 words | The state of the press in India.
Hot and Bothered
The Caravan | Dispatch | 3784 words | Under the sun with the reality stars of MTV’s Splitsvilla.
Fast and Furious
The Caravan | Profile | 12220 words | A story about the Indian nightly news phenomenon, Arnab Goswami, the editor-in-chief of Times Now.
The Caravan | Profile | 11096 words | The importance of Ronnie Screwvala (cartoon pirate, cable guy, media mogul) to Disney.