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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

Credit: Neil Palmer (CIAT). Women farmers at work in their vegetable plots near Kullu town, Himachal Pradesh, India. 
Nilanjana Bhowmick on the recent legislation steamrolled through parliament that has disadvantaged working people and gripped...
Students of group 11 and 12 get computer education in the computer classroom of secondary government school ‘Anjoor’ in the village Ramanagaram, 60km from Bangalore. Credit: Wim Klerx/Computer caste
Schoolchildren are falling through the digital divide, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.
Anti-blackness is still a galvanizing force in India, writes 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...

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