Indian Journalist & Researcher. Curious & Cynical. Admirer of Trees. 'Flâneuse'. Politics/Finance/Health/Trade @NYU @IHEID

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I am a financial journalist who also works in international development.

I have worked as a journalist for more than a decade in New Delhi, New York and Geneva. Outside of journalism, I have had stints at a trade law firm specializing in WTO disputes and at a UN public health organization in Ge...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Business Standard in New Delhi, a leading financial newspaper in India. Covered politics and government finances.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I actually bought one about two years ago from an American expat in Geneva!

How is social media changing news?

Incredibly helpful to get curated information from my favorite fellow journalists, to keep tab on news flow across countries simultaneously.