Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia


“There’s too much hype around Obama’s visit,” one person said.

  • Jan 25, 2015

About 18,000 bariatric surgeries were conducted in India in 2014, up from 800 just five years ago.

  • Jan 23, 2015

India has 2,226 tigers in the wild today, up from 1,706 in 2010.

  • Jan 20, 2015

He may buck tradition and travel to the Republic Day parade in his own limo, instead of traveling in the same car as the Indian president.

  • Jan 12, 2015

The conference has been the subject of controversy and many laughs on social media.

  • Jan 4, 2015

India has joined a small group of countries allowing passive euthanasia for brain dead patients.

  • Jan 3, 2015

The leaked videos have stirred outrage in the country.

  • Jan 2, 2015

A senior leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party even suggested that the movie was financed by Pakistan’s intelligence agency.

  • Dec 29, 2014

Tax system reformed to replace a stifling maze of state levies imposed on commodities.

  • Dec 26, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party posted big gains in local elections.

  • Dec 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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