Annie Gowen

Bureau chiefNew Delhi


A “boom,” a prayer and then terror as a wall of ice and snow roared past a man and his wife huddled in a tent.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Whole settlements were destroyed by the earthquake, and the death toll has surpassed 5,000.

  • Apr 28, 2015

Groups have helped veterans seeking their ex-girlfriends — and possibly their children.

  • Apr 28, 2015

The death toll continued to climb as rescue teams expanded their search into Nepal’s remote villages.

  • Apr 27, 2015

Residents in Nepal’s capital faced food and water shortages and foul weather while rescuers battled to reach those still stranded by an earthquake that has claimed more than 3,600 lives.

  • Apr 27, 2015

A big aftershock triggered more avalanches and fears of more casualties.

  • Apr 26, 2015

The death toll is rising in the densely populated Kathmandu Valley. The violent quake caused an avalanche at Mount Everest.

  • Apr 26, 2015

The farmer sought compensation for a wheat crop damaged by unseasonable rain.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Witnesses said the farmer — who had suffered some crop losses — climbed a tree and hanged himself.

  • Apr 22, 2015

After a 57-day mystery absence to contemplate the political future, Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India’s most famous political dynasty, returns to New Delhi amid media frenzy

  • Apr 16, 2015
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Annie Gowen is The Post’s India bureau chief and has reported for the Post throughout South Asia and the Middle East. She spent the summer of 2011 in Iraq, examining the continued violence and ramifications of the U.S. troop withdrawal there.

Annie has been a staff writer for the Post for more than a decade, and previously covered wealth, poverty and inequality. She co-authored two Post series that explored how the rich are pulling away from the rest of America, including “The Insiders’ Game: Getting Rich in the New Washington” in 2013 and “Breakaway Wealth” in 2011.

In 2007, she profiled several victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech, contributing to the Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of that tragedy.

Her narrative journalism has appeared regularly in the Post’s Sunday magazine and other national publications. She has commented on current events for a wide variety media outlets from PBS’s The NewsHour to Fox News.

She is a graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas and lives in New Delhi.
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