Rama Lakshmi

Staff writerIndia


Many Muslims in India are worried about the growth of radical Hindu groups.

  • Aug 17, 2015

Critics say Asaduddin Owaisi could rip the country’s fragile, multi-religious social fabric.

  • Aug 17, 2015

The government has ordered service providers to block access to more than 850 Internet porn sites.

  • Aug 4, 2015

Can the success of a Bollywood movie help bring an Indian woman stranded in Pakistan back home?

  • Aug 4, 2015

A new generation of India’s Gandhi dynasty has stepped up to take a more visible leadership role.

  • Aug 2, 2015

A short rap video is being shared on Indian social networks widely in a campaign against mercury poisoning by a global company

  • Aug 1, 2015

Hours before Yakub Memon is scheduled to be hanged for helping plan the Mumbai bombings in 1993, Indians are still arguing about death penalty.

  • Jul 29, 2015

Kalam, a nuclear physicist who happened to be Muslim, was a beloved national icon.

  • Jul 27, 2015

Students at India’s premier film academy protest a controversial government appointment of school chief.

  • Jul 24, 2015

A man convicted of helping the suspected masterminds of the blasts is to be hanged July 30.

  • Jul 21, 2015
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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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