Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others, offered support to a longtime enemy.

  • Dec 17, 2014

Indian authorities made ambitious announcements after the gruesome fatal gang rape of a young student. Unfortunately, they have largely remained on paper.

  • Dec 16, 2014

Mehdi Masoor Biswas, 24, was taken into custody after a British TV channel aired a report on him Thursday.

  • Dec 13, 2014

Muslims in India fear increased pressure to convert to Hindu.

  • Dec 12, 2014

Thailand has also ordered Uber to cease operations and Spain has imposed a temporary suspension.

  • Dec 9, 2014

The city’s ban on the popular American online car service is a blow to Indian women, as well.

  • Dec 8, 2014

Authorities in the Indian capital have banned the online car service after a driver was accused of rape.

  • Dec 8, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to transform India into a global arms exporter like China.

  • Nov 16, 2014

Aamir Khan’s talk show touched a nerve in India and comes after two years of rising anger over sexual assaults on women.

  • Nov 10, 2014

The diamond merchant said, “My employees worked very hard. I had to reward them accordingly.“

  • Oct 20, 2014
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Rama Lakshmi has been with The Washington Post’s India bureau since April 1990. She is a staff writer and India social media editor for Post World.

Rama was part of a team that won the ASNE Jesse Laventhol award for deadline news reporting for their work during the 2004 tsunami. A museum studies graduate, she has worked with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Missouri History Museum.
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