I am a journalist based in New Delhi, India. I completed my M.S. in journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in 2015. I have worked as an editor and reporter for four years in India and New York City.
Joshua Relles teaches surfing to fellow New Yorkers on weekends at Rockaway Beach. The weather does not seem to deter his group of enthusiasts as they head out into the ocean in 30 degrees temperatures. Zipped up in wetsuits to protect them from the freezing water, this group is determined to learn surfing.
A closer look at one of New York City's recycling plants. The SIMS municipal recycling unit goes through almost 1000 tones of garbage everyday. Located in Brooklyn, the plant processes recyclable waste from almost all of New York City.
The police have arrested the president of a student union here on a complaint of sedition, a news agency reported, the latest controversy to hit one of the country’s highly politicized universities.
India Prepares to Host Sudan’s al-Bashir Despite War-Crimes Charges. The African leader is wanted by the International Criminal Court
With an eye on upcoming electoral contests, the Indian government's latest annual budget offered a boost for farmers instead of the bold economic reforms sought by investors
An Indian scholar whose criticism of idol worship had angered religious groups was fatally shot Sunday, the police said. The killing of the scholar, Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi, drew immediate comparisons to the 2013 murder of Dr. Narendra Dabholkar, who spent decades debunking gurus, sorcerers, healers and godmen.
Sedition Arrests in India Inflame Old Free-Speech Tensions