Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia


The Jewish prayer house that was targeted by terrorists reopened Tuesday at the same spot amid tight security.

  • Aug 26, 2014

The nascent industry is testing the limits of what is fair game and what is not under the new government.

  • Aug 21, 2014

Sharmila is called the “Iron Lady of Manipur” by her supporters for her long hunger strike against the immunity against prosecution enjoyed by Indian soldiers deployed in conflict zones.

  • Aug 19, 2014

The all-too-familiar roller coaster has returned in the ties between India and Pakistan.

  • Aug 18, 2014

The new prime minister also called for more toilets and less trash and invited manufacturers to build in India.

  • Aug 15, 2014

Intimidating victims with videos of gang rape complicates efforts to encourage reporting of the crime.

  • Aug 14, 2014

  • Aug 11, 2014

The Indian prime minister’s visit is an unambiguous shift in New Delhi’s diplomatic priorities.

  • Aug 5, 2014

New battles over language and the primacy given to English have resurfaced.

  • Aug 3, 2014

Washington had denied a visa to Modi but now vows to work closely with the new prime minister.

  • Jul 31, 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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