Vidhi Doshi

New Delhi

Former New Delhi correspondent covering India

Education: Oxford University, BA in history

Vidhi Doshi was an India correspondent for The Washington Post based in New Delhi. In the past, she reported from Tunisia and the United Kingdom. She left The Post in November 2018.
Latest from Vidhi Doshi

Delhi’s new Signature Bridge is attracting dangerous selfies, litter and illegal parking

Just days after it was inaugurated, Delhi's Signature Bridge is blighted by garbage and absurd traffic violations.

November 13, 2018

‘Even the sweepers can afford to fly’: India opens 34 airports in 18 months as aviation market booms

But hurdles remain despite high demand, including fierce competition and rising fuel costs.

November 5, 2018

Four times as tall as the Statue of Liberty: India’s new monument to its ‘Iron Man’

The giant statue raised uncomfortable questions about the country’s Hindu-Muslim divides.

October 29, 2018

Indian government minister steps down as country’s #MeToo movement gains traction

M.J. Akbar resigned on Wednesday amid a flood of sexual harassment allegations.

October 17, 2018

After a deluge of #MeToo allegations, Indian men claim they are the ones under attack

A junior minister in New Delhi has filed a criminal defamation complaint against a woman who publicly accused him.

October 15, 2018

In India, female journalists lead outpouring of fresh #MeToo allegations

Entertainers, newspaper editors, prominent authors and a politician are among those facing accusations of sexual misconduct.

October 9, 2018

India deports Rohingya Muslims, drawing U.N. ire

“If someone enters the country illegally, we will send them back,” a government official said.

October 4, 2018

Gay sex, adultery, women’s rights: India’s Supreme Court is taking on the patriarchy

In its latest trailblazing verdict, the court overturned an ancient Hindu temple’s ban on menstruating women.

September 28, 2018

Adultery in India was a criminal offense. Until now.

“It’s time to say that husband is not the master of wife,” said Chief Justice Dipak Misra, delivering the verdict.

September 27, 2018

India’s top court upholds world’s largest biometric ID program, within limits

Critics argued that the program could become a “Big Brother” surveillance tool.

September 26, 2018