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Nilanjana Bhowmick

Nilanjana Bhowmick is a multi-award winning, independent journalist, a former TIME correspondent, based in New Delhi, India. She is an independent commentator on gender, development, politics and current affairs.

Articles by Nilanjana Bhowmick

Rajasthan, India On the way to Pushkar  Women in the countryside
The deadly neglect of India’s rural communities must end, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.
Arrested Rohingya people leave a Hlegu court, outside Yangon, Myanmar, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang
India is looking at the world’s largest statelessness crisis. Nilanjana Bhowmick asks, have we learned nothing from the ongoing...
A boatsman rows a boat on river Ganges past holy 'ghats' (banks) in the northern Indian city of Varanasi December 16, 2007. REUTERS/Arko Datta 
Nilanjana Bhowmick observes tolerance in India’s most holy city.
Rag pickers collect recyclable material at a garbage dump in New Delhi November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
Nilanjana Bhowmick heralds India's most overshadowed environmentalists: waste-pickers
Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, January 1, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Ongoing countrywide protests are rooted in a battle for India’s secular values, argues Nilanjana Bhowmick.
Enrolment does not equal education, argues Nilanjana Bhowmick.
Lack of punctuality in India is sometimes given a ‘spiritual’ spin by Western observers, but underneath this comic veneer is a...
Narendra Modi’s second mandate is a ‘sword hanging above the heads’ of India’s minorities. Nilanjana Bhowmick explains why.
Agricultural workers in India are facing a monumental crisis. They backed Modi in the last election. The question is whether...
Nilanjana Bhowmick weighs up Modi's chances in the coming elections in India.
Why are Indian men feeling unsafe? Nilanjana Bhowmick reacts to the 'unease' expressed by Indian men in today's #MeToo era.
Protestors attend a protest against what they say is anti-people policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, in New Delhi.
In Modi’s India, dissent is dangerous, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

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