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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@pretpat — 2,260 followers, 7,484 tweets

Dec 10, 2017

I am reading The Ministry of Utmost Happiness and it is making me homesick.

Dec 10, 2017

RT @thereaIbanksy: Without rain nothing grows, learn to embrace the storms in your life.

Dec 10, 2017

RT @khanamirullah: 2014 seemed to suggest that the prime movers behind the demolition and the pogrom in 2002 had been voted to power.…

Dec 10, 2017

If the rise of majoritarianism fuels the further rise of right wing govt, instead of hurting it, there is nothing left to say. Hard to come to terms with how much worse it can get. #GujaratElection2017

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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.