Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia


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

  • Oct 20, 2014

Bankers have fanned the country in an effort to help the poor share in the country’s economic growth.

  • Oct 18, 2014

After years of flak from global health experts for not doing enough to tackle its air pollution, India says it will launch its own national air quality index.

  • Oct 17, 2014

Kailash Satyarthi, a Peace Prize co-recipient, has helped free thousands of children from cruel job conditions.

  • Oct 10, 2014

  • Oct 10, 2014

Facebook’s founder wants to bring hundreds of millions of Indians online with free, but limited, Web access.

  • Oct 9, 2014

India begins an ambitious nationwide campaign to clean up trash-strewn cities and villages.

  • Oct 2, 2014

India’s low-budget spacecraft, called Mangalyaan, entered orbit around the Red Planet on Wednesday.

  • Sep 24, 2014

With its indigenously built low-cost spacecraft, the country joins an elite global space club.

  • Sep 24, 2014

Subrata Roy works to raise $1.6 billion by selling the Plaza Hotel from jail.

  • Sep 23, 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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