About Nirupama Subramanian

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Nirupama Subramanian is the Resident Editor of The Indian Express, Chandigarh, and National Affairs Editor (North). Before this, she worked at The Hindu. She was a foreign correspondent for The Hindu in Sri Lanka and Pakistan. She began working as a journalist in the Times of India over 30 years ago, and has also worked at Sunday Observer and India Today. She won the Prem Bhatia award in 2008 and the Chameli Devi award in 2009.
J&K and the AfPak hyphen

US-Taliban engagement in Afghanistan has emboldened groups like Jaish and Lashkar-e-Taiba. The jihadist project has also been helped by the political vacuum in the Valley.   In 2008, candidate Barack Obama angered India by suggesting that the road to peace in Afghanistan ran through Kashm... Read more...

Jinnah In My Room
19/05/2018, by in India, Social

“What are you going to do with that photo in your room?” Amma asked with a frown, when I was home recently. “Which one?” I asked, but should have guessed. “The Jinnah one,” my 86-year-old mum said. “The one in which he’s wearing a black suit, and is posing with his two dogs and a ci... Read more...

A Few Crude Men

What is disappointing about Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury, a merciless takedown of the first eight months of the Trump presidency, is that it does not end in the way it should. It leads you into thinking that President Donald Trump is now “toast”, to borrow a word from Steve Bannon, the now f... Read more...